Jun 16

Hunger Games – Audio

Posted by Soliloquy in Books on CD

Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms, each district agreed to send one boy and one girl to appear in an annual televised event called, “The Hunger Games.” The terrain, rules, and level of audience participation may change but one thing is constant: kill or… More >>

Hunger Games – Audio

Jun 08

Redstone Science Fiction is calling for contest submissions that incorporate the values discussed in the essay The Future Imperfect by Sarah Einstein.

What does a world, or space station, or whatever look like when it has been designed to be accessible to everyone and how would people live together there?

The submissions should portray disability as a simple fact, not as something to be overcome or something to explain why a character is evil. The submissions should also incorporate the portrayal of disability in a world where universal access is a shared cultural value.

The story chosen by Sarah Einstein and our editors will be published in our September issue.

Specifics:
The contest will be open from June 15th until August 15th.
The maximum word limit will be 5000 words.
The winner will be awarded $300 (at least 6 cents/word).

Thanks to Mark Siegel of The 19th Floor for the tip.

May 26

Heir to the Empire

Posted by Soliloquy in Braille

It’s five years after Return of the Jedi: the Rebel Alliance has destroyed the Death Star, defeated Darth Vader and the Emperor, and driven out the remnants of the old Imperial Starlfleet to a distant corner of the galaxy. Princess Leia and Han Solo are married and expecting Jedi Twins. And Luke Skywalker has become the first in a long-awaited line of Jedi Knights. But thousand of light-years away…… More >>

Heir to the Empire

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