Welcome to the future

According to the boat-load of science fiction titles featuring the year 2020 from the last two decades, at least. Here we are finally at the dawn of a new decade. The old Happy New Year tune has been so appropriately worded for this rare occasion. Also, happy the 5th anniversary for this blog as well.… Continue reading Welcome to the future

Neujahrskurzgeschichte: Der Bus

Vor einem blattlosen Baum wartete sie auf den Bus. Im Hintergrund stand dunkel eine alte Kapelle, die im kalten Nebel wie eines finstere Schloss eines üblen Zauberer aussah. Wenn es in einer Geschichte wäre, erschiene plötzlich ein Geist aus ihrem Schatten und es sie in kürzen Sekunden glücklich äße. Sie schaute ihre Handy an. Der… Continue reading Neujahrskurzgeschichte: Der Bus

Christmas special: Two hundred thousand years

For hours, perhaps days, he had been gazing at the stars. He was all alone as he had always been for the past terrestrial year. A long, long year it had been; longer and lonelier than any he, whose own name he could not remember, could remember. Four hundred and ninety-four thousand, three hundred and… Continue reading Christmas special: Two hundred thousand years

The old tailless #27

Silence reigned the hallway as the deafening sound of a second point-blank gunshot ceased ringing in one's ear. Well, not exactly silence because someone among the hospital staff had finally decided to do the sensible thing and hit the fire alarm. The alarm, the screams, and the fanatic footsteps to the nearest exit all became… Continue reading The old tailless #27

Oops, I accidentally NaNoWriMo…

Okay, I just updated my NaNoWriMo word count but did not realize I was in "Words this session" mode instead of "Total words" mode so my word count just hilariously doubled and the website sent me the winner badge. Deleting the faulty entry from progress update didn't help so... Anyhow...there's one thing I forgot to… Continue reading Oops, I accidentally NaNoWriMo…

The old tailless #22

In the following week, the fruit of his physical rehabilitation began showing as the boss could move his shoulders and lift his arms above chest level. He was astonished by how much effort it took to accomplish something he had always taken for granted. Bit by bit, he was getting closer to being able to… Continue reading The old tailless #22