Thursday, February 05, 2009

Slipping into Slipstream

When I received the slipstream anthology Subtle Edens, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I’ve read the occasional slipstream story without coming to a definite conclusion about what it means. As I’ve been reading through I’ve realised that’s because there isn’t really a definition. For me it's anything that doesn’t fit into the other speculative fiction genres.

I’ve also realised that this means I’ve actually written some slipstream myself. Several of my flash fiction stories aren’t really science fiction and until now I didn’t know what they were.

Have a look at these ones, and see what you’d call them:

Another Year
Never Talk to Strangers

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