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Sci-Fi
A birth
An insomniac

 

 

If your story is listed below in the top 5, congratulations on advancing to the 2nd Round kicking off at 11:59PM EDT this Thursday, March 17th!  Regardless if your story placed or not, everyone should be proud for rising to the challenge and creating an original story from scratch in just 8 days.  This was our largest field ever and there were many great stories that aren't recognized below.  Thank you to everyone for participating, we hope it was an inspiring experience!
 

#1 'Lullaby for an H.I. (Human Intelligence)' by Viktoria Neumann SYNOPSIS - When a terminally ill child is uploaded into a computer by its older sister, its life seems to have been saved. But is being awake really the same as being alive?

 
#2 'Now It is We' by Jacob Hoskinson SYNOPSIS - Trapped and alone in a damaged star-ship after a disastrous series of events, one woman must come to terms with the death of her crew, the nineteen-year voyage ahead, and the new life that is growing inside her.


#3 'Good Night' by Allison Spooner SYNOPSIS - A woman is haunted by her husband’s nightly visits into the bedroom of their deceased but cryogenically frozen child.

 
#4 'The Heart of the Living' by Erica Scharf SYNOPSIS - In a futuristic society struggling to integrate its human and android citizens, one woman labors to balance the relationships she holds most dear with her unfulfilled desires.


#5 'Midnight Under a Broken Sky' by Marisol Bruce SYNOPSIS - A girl reminisces about her life, and the state of the world in general, as her companion goes into labor, and the earth creeps ever closer to the Sun.


#Honorable Mention 'Dig Deep' by Reaghan Reid SYNOPSIS - The character must deal with his emotions over a surprise in the midst of surviving underneath the earth's surface.

 
#Honorable Mention 'Room 311' by Logan Sisley SYNOPSIS - A man seeking a better life for his family checks into a city hotel ahead of a meeting with the authorities.


#Honorable Mention 'The Experiment ' by Shannon Willoby SYNOPSIS - When the government prohibits cloning, Charles, a geneticist fueled by a personal vendetta, continues his experiments in secret. But will his most ethically questionable experiment to date provide him with the revenge he desires – or will he lose his chance at retribution forever?
 

 

           Heat Last Name First Name City State / Province Country
28 Bruce Marisol Luton Bedfordshire GB
28 Custard Catherine montgomery AL US
28 FIELD JANEL MALVERN PA US
28 Grogan Monika Edgewater MD US
28 Grunfeld Jenna Floral Park NY US
28 Heller Zach New York NY US
28 Hoskinson Jacob Rancho Santa Margarita CA US
28 Kirby Amanda Petal MS US
28 Knuth Sara Grand Rapids MI US
28 Lupinacci Rachel Sunnyside NY US
28 Madden Eileen Evanston IL US
28 Magee Dermot Dublin 14 Dublin IE
28 Millikan Haylee Seattle WA US
28 Miraglia Greg Port Byron NY US
28 Mouzouros Jana Glenwood NSW AU
28 Neumann Viktoria Goettingen   DE
28 Noel Kelly Bend OR US
28 Parrish Marie Oceanside CA US
28 Path Kristine Seattle WA US
28 PENNER SARAH FAYETTEVILLE AR US
28 Pesce Jeannine marlborough CT US
28 Regan John Seattle WA US
28 Reid Reaghan Odessa TX US
28 Robinson Hermine Calgary AB CA
28 Santo Heather Pittsburgh PA US
28 Scharf Erica New York NY US
28 Scott Carrie SAN FRANCISCO CA US
28 Sisley Logan Dublin Dublin IE
28 Spooner Allison Haslett MI US
28 Thomas Katherine WASHINGTON DC US
28 Tuttle Nicole Paradise Valley AZ US
28 Wagner Katherine Maple Ridge BC CA
28 Walter Cara Wyomissing PA US
28 Willoby Shannon Scottsdale AZ US
28 Wouters Teresa County of Grande Prairie AB CA

 

 

 

 

 




 

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