|Totaled: A Near-future Sci-fi Short|
Neuroscientist Margaret Hauri has two children to raise, and she's on the cusp of a scientific breakthrough. There's just one problem. She's dead. Length: 5,000 words, a short story Genre: near future hard SF, drama Market: written for adults (no sex, no violence, mild/moderate profanity) TOTALED originally appeared in the July,... more
A short story is a work of fiction and is similar to a novel, but just shorter. It can be as short as a few pages or much longer, and divided into a few chapters. Short stories can be any genre and are usually less complex than novels, with a single story line and less characters.