I write novels, essays, poems. Author of YA sci-fantasy novel “Bright Decay”. http://www.aureliawong.com

Sci-fi Short Stories, and more

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Recently, my novel writing has taken a back seat. I’ve been writing short stories, some more fantastical than the others. I write both sci-fi and fantasy, though I’d say there is a whimsical charm to even my darker tales.


For fun and profit

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My bin of used and unused Field Notes
(as well as three used Moleskine Pocket Notebooks)

I don’t journal a lot these days. Instead, there is comfort in quickly scribbled words in a tiny pocket notebook.


A Sci-fi short story about long lost treasures

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Though Rusto dislikes children, he can tolerate the orphans running around the station market. As long as they keep to themselves, only steal from the oblivious travelers stopping at Rodan 8C for resupply and not his spacecraft parts, he let the children roam free around his stall.


The Terran‘s unspoken language

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Image public domain, courtesy of digitalcomicmuseum.com

Exhausted and as dusty as the hauler spaceship, us crew members gathered in the mess bay to discuss our next step.


A Sci-Fi short story about interstellar refugees

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Photo by Jimmy Musto on Unsplash

“How long is it gonna take?” 5765 laid on the operation table, asking the doctor. “Would I be late for dinner?”


and vote, you should

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Ever since March, there was a feeling in my bone that this year would be different. And different became an understatement. The global pandemic and all the millions of things happening at once. Somehow all these events pointed me to November. Like something big is about to happen. As someone living in the US, it’s the election season.


On “Outlanders”, one of Apple Arcade’s better offerings

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https://twitter.com/PomeloGames

So I played Outlanders.


A Sci-Fi short story

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Photo by Nathan Duck on Unsplash

“The portal is ready, Kyan — wait, why aren’t you in your costume?”


Keep a journal, now.

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We don’t need preface for the time we are living in right now. Everyone is using the euphuism “the current situation” for the global pandemic. It’s a hard time for anyone, including creatives like us.

Keep a journal

Now…

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