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Old 11-07-2010, 11:46 AM   #46
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You might also be interested in Sci-Fi short story E-zines, which regularly publish the kind of fiction you want. Take a look at Lightspeed Magazine, Clarkesworld Magazine, and 365 Tomorrows.
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Old 11-07-2010, 01:38 PM   #47
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You might also be interested in Sci-Fi short story E-zines, which regularly publish the kind of fiction you want. Take a look at Lightspeed Magazine, Clarkesworld Magazine, and 365 Tomorrows.
seconded!

Also, the earlier recommendation of EscapePod shouldn't be discounted because it is audio format. Many of their stories are "reprints" and they always link the source when there's a web presence. Often, you'll find either a download or an online version at the original source. I found both Lightspeed Magazine and Clarkesworld Magazine that way.

EscapePod, along with its sister podcasts PseudoPod and PodCastle, have excellent editors. Anything they choose to present is well worth either listening to or reading.
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Old 11-07-2010, 08:21 PM   #48
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I like getting my science fiction short story fix from Escape Pod. It's a podcast, not electronic text, but most of the stories are pretty good, and it is free. Most of the stories are about half an hour long.
http://escapepod.org/
I LOVE Escape Pod, and the other two iterations as well -- Podcastle and Pseudopod.

Have you ever listened to Starship Sofa? It's a great sci-fi audio fanzine -- it usually has a couple short stories and some other 'industry' type 'articles'. It's worth the listen, in my opinion.
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Old 11-08-2010, 07:03 AM   #49
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I LOVE Escape Pod, and the other two iterations as well -- Podcastle and Pseudopod.

Have you ever listened to Starship Sofa? It's a great sci-fi audio fanzine -- it usually has a couple short stories and some other 'industry' type 'articles'. It's worth the listen, in my opinion.
It won a Hugo this year too, great show.
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Since we are on to short fiction, I'll dump some of my bookmarks here for anyone who wants to read or listen to more. THe ones already posted are great too, some of these below I've not had time to read yet:

http://www.abyssandapex.com/index.html
http://www.strangehorizons.com/
http://althistfiction.com/
http://www.heroicfantasyquarterly.com/
http://www.portiris.com/
http://expandedhorizons.net/magazine/
http://redstonesciencefiction.com/
http://www.3lobedmag.com/index.html
http://schlockmagazine.net/
http://dunesteef.com/ (AUDIO)
http://www.subterraneanpress.com/magazine
http://www.chizine.com/
http://transmissionsfrombeyond.com/ (AUDIO) - Short fiction from the ttapress magazines (Interzone, Black Static)
http://apexbookcompany.com/apex-online/
http://web.me.com/normsherman/Site/Podcast/Podcast.html (AUDIO) - The Drabblecast, really great readings of weird short fiction.

http://www.salonfutura.net/ - non fiction magazine about science fiction with short fiction reviews...provided as epub download too. Really enjoying this.
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Old 11-08-2010, 08:08 AM   #51
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Nice list, thanks Pie.
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The best SF anthology ever was The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One edited by Robert Silverberg and published in 1970. It's not available as an ebook. (The Science Fiction Hall of Fame by Robert Silverberg at Fictionwise is apparently a short story).

These are all stories that pre-dated the Nebula Awards and were chosen by the SFWA.

Stanley G. Weinbaum - "A Martian Odyssey" 1934
John W. Campbell - "Twilight" 1934
Lester del Rey - "Helen O’Loy" 1938
Robert A. Heinlein - "The Roads Must Roll" 1940
Theodore Sturgeon - "Microcosmic God" 1941
Isaac Asimov - "Nightfall" 1941
A. E. van Vogt - "The Weapon Shop" 1942
Lewis Padgett - “Mimsy Were the Borogoves” 1943
Clifford D. Simak - “Huddling Place” 1944
Fredric Brown - “Arena” 1944
Murray Leinster - “First Contact” 1945
Judith Merril - “That Only a Mother” 1948
Cordwainer Smith - “Scanners Live in Vain” 1948
Ray Bradbury - “Mars is Heaven!” 1948
Cyril M. Kornbluth - “The Little Black Bag” 1950
Richard Matheson - “Born of Man and Woman” 1950
Fritz Leiber - “Coming Attraction” 1950
Anthony Boucher - “The Quest for Saint Aquin” 1951
James Blish - “Surface Tension” 1952
Arthur C. Clarke - “The Nine Billion Names of God” 1953
Jerome Bixby - “It's a Good Life” 1953
Tom Godwin - “The Cold Equations” 1954
Alfred Bester - “Fondly Fahrenheit” 1954
Damon Knight - “The Country of the Kind” 1955
Daniel Keyes - “Flowers for Algernon” 1959
Roger Zelazny - “A Rose for Ecclesiastes” 1963

Every one's a winner.

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Old 11-11-2010, 11:37 AM   #53
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The best SF anthology ever was The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume One edited by Robert Silverberg and published in 1970. It's not available as an ebook. (The Science Fiction Hall of Fame by Robert Silverberg at Fictionwise is apparently a short story).

These are all stories that pre-dated the Nebula Awards and were chosen by the SFWA.

Stanley G. Weinbaum - "A Martian Odyssey" 1934
John W. Campbell - "Twilight" 1934
Lester del Rey - "Helen O’Loy" 1938
Robert A. Heinlein - "The Roads Must Roll" 1940
Theodore Sturgeon - "Microcosmic God" 1941
Isaac Asimov - "Nightfall" 1941
A. E. van Vogt - "The Weapon Shop" 1942
Lewis Padgett - “Mimsy Were the Borogoves” 1943
Clifford D. Simak - “Huddling Place” 1944
Fredric Brown - “Arena” 1944
Murray Leinster - “First Contact” 1945
Judith Merril - “That Only a Mother” 1948
Cordwainer Smith - “Scanners Live in Vain” 1948
Ray Bradbury - “Mars is Heaven!” 1948
Cyril M. Kornbluth - “The Little Black Bag” 1950
Richard Matheson - “Born of Man and Woman” 1950
Fritz Leiber - “Coming Attraction” 1950
Anthony Boucher - “The Quest for Saint Aquin” 1951
James Blish - “Surface Tension” 1952
Arthur C. Clarke - “The Nine Billion Names of God” 1953
Jerome Bixby - “It's a Good Life” 1953
Tom Godwin - “The Cold Equations” 1954
Alfred Bester - “Fondly Fahrenheit” 1954
Damon Knight - “The Country of the Kind” 1955
Daniel Keyes - “Flowers for Algernon” 1959
Roger Zelazny - “A Rose for Ecclesiastes” 1963

Every one's a winner.
Excellent! I've got that one!

OMG! That's not the one I was thinking of .....


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Old 11-11-2010, 12:45 PM   #54
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Just found this years - The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Seventh Annual Collection - Gardner Dozois available as an ebook!!! Yeah....looks like the previous editions have been released as well!

http://www.amazon.com/Years-Best-Sci...9775624&sr=1-1

also at your favorite ebook retailer

http://inkmesh.com/ebooks/years-best...Gardner+Dozois
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Old 11-15-2010, 06:24 AM   #56
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Just found this years - The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Seventh Annual Collection - Gardner Dozois available as an ebook!!! Yeah....looks like the previous editions have been released as well!

http://www.amazon.com/Years-Best-Sci...9775624&sr=1-1

also at your favorite ebook retailer

http://inkmesh.com/ebooks/years-best...Gardner+Dozois
Great another load of books I want to buy that the publisher doesn't want to sell me.
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http://www.infinityplus.co.uk has many short stories readable directly on the website.

I discovered it on Greg Egan's website where there are links to his short stories. Some are readable online for free, some others are available at fictionwise.com.
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A couple more excellent short stories:

Pretty Boy Crossover by Pat Cadigan
Driftglass by Samuel R. Delany
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