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ONI - A Sci-Fi Novel by Ron Sparks

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We thought they were stories, but ancient myths hint at the vengeful life on the dying world right next to ours. CLICK HERE TO PRE-ORDER FOR ONLY $2.99! When 24-year-old Orion Hunter picked up an unusual fare, he had no idea he had just entered a new and terrible world.  A world where there was […]

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4 Ways Technology Can Beat Writer’s Block

There’s a lot of tips and tricks on how to bear writer’s block.  Ultimately, as we all know, the only way to beat writer’s block is to simply write.  Still, there’s something to be said for kickstarting your creative thought process.  Ideas come from the strangest places. Most of us nowadays write on our computers, […]

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Trending (short fiction)

“It’s happened again.” Milla ran an ash-covered hand across the heavy lids of her eyes and turned her gaze towards her partner. The reports had been coming in all night long; people, most of them teenagers, all over the city becoming comatose and unresponsive. Not just a few reported incidents, but hundreds of them so […]

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Common Ancestor (sci-fi)

Wynona rubbed the lump on the back of her head in sullen silence as Maxine and Carla laughed at her.  The iceball had caused her to see stars and fall to the ground in shocked agony.  Iceballs were illegal according to the unspoken rules of schoolyard snowball fights, but Maxine and Carla didn’t care.  They went […]

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Max and the Roach (short fiction)

“What do you suggest?” Max asked, looking up from the menu. The waiter, in a dirty apron, responded in a thick Asian accent, “Special is good today. Sushi boat.” “I’ll have that,” Max handed the menu back and turned to sister, who had already ordered. “This is my favorite lunch spot, sis. I eat here […]

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A Justification for Scifaiku

I wrote this a number of years ago for publication in a long-forgotten online magazine that is now defunct.  Since I have been talking scifaiku on Twitter with some people lately, I thought I’d republish.  Enjoy! The Role of Science Fiction in Poetry A justification for scifaiku Recently, while trying to define and explain “scifaiku” […]

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Cover picture of Aliens Can't Sing the Blues by Ron Sparks

Aliens Can’t Sing the Blues – Published!

I am published again! Aliens Can’t Sing the Blues, my collection of short stories, haibun, and flash fiction have been published on amazon.com as a Kindle Single. Only 87-pages in length, it is a fun and quick read; one I know you’ll enjoy.  Priced to move, at only $0.99, I know you’ll find it an […]

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