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  51

Comedy
Artificial intelligence
An executive assistant

 

 

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 'Glitching The Pooch' by Jessica Tagami SYNOPSIS - An able programmer in a dead-end job teaches some colleagues a lesson, including what is real, and what isn't.


#2 'A. I Quit' by Dion Lamb SYNOPSIS - Working for an AI can go to some weird places, so your resignation letter better be on point.


#3 'Emote Ltd.' by Sue Meehan SYNOPSIS - Emote Ltd., a small but successful non-profit, are teaching people-skills that have long been forgotten and, with his new role as executive assistant, Jack is excited to be a part of it. In a workshop that covers groundbreaking techniques, such as hand-shaking and deciphering facial expressions, Emote are turning back the tide on the ‘To Err is Human, To Obey is AI’ generation, and it’s just possible that Jack could meet somebody special along the way.


#4 'A New Hire' by William Ward SYNOPSIS - Blake, an executive assistant at a tech company in a large city, is charged with training a new hire with some unique qualities. But he soon finds himself filled with concern about what her role at the company may actually be.


#5 'Coming Out Robot' by Sandra Holland SYNOPSIS - When the employees of Doctor Love's Sex Toy Manufacturing Company “out” one of their own as a robot, it's up to Samantha Cagney from Accounting to stand up to the bullies.


#Honorable Mention 'Processing... Processing...' by Erin Poole SYNOPSIS - A young inventor sets out to prove that a robot is a viable human companion in the back room of a small brewery during open mic night.


#Honorable Mention 'Raindex 4000' by Tom Morash SYNOPSIS - The year is 5 A.I. and Kinetic Android Designed Intelligence (KADI) robots have destroyed the human race and taken over the world. When the weather control grid appears to have been sabotaged, LUCI's mission to make herself waterproof takes a life changing twist..


#Honorable Mention 'The Competition' by Giscelle Sleep SYNOPSIS - An executive assistant working for a brilliant and attractive genius is forced to train and accept her possible replacement.
 

 

           Heat Last Name First Name City State / Province Country
51 Anders Kirstie Moorooka QLD AU
51 Bissell Julie Sible Hedingham Essex GB
51 Bowling Melissa Sheridan OR US
51 Chikerotis Sandra Tallahassee FL US
51 Clements Emily Phoenix AZ US
51 Eberhardt Jo Samford QLD AU
51 French Mary-Kate Harlowton MT US
51 Gandara Maria Bearsville NY US
51 Hess Michelle brooklyn NY US
51 Holland Sandra North Hollywood CA US
51 Kosowan Karla Vancouver BC CA
51 Lamb Dion Rehoboth Beach DE US
51 Lewis Leigh Asheville NC US
51 McKinnon Leah Richardson ACT AU
51 Meehan Sue Dublin Dublin IE
51 Melan James Laceyville PA US
51 Mitton Candise Accrington Lancashire GB
51 Morash Tom Burbank CA US
51 Podesser Natasha Richmond VIC AU
51 Poj Facundo Hollywood FL US
51 Poole Erin North Hollywood CA US
51 Radin Matthew Malvern East VIC AU
51 Reynolds Miranda Lebanon OR US
51 Royal III W. Christopher Rumson NJ US
51 Sleep Giscelle Toronto ON CA
51 Smith Nora Madi8son Hts MI US
51 Snow Mark Key West FL US
51 Tagami Jessica Oakland CA US
51 Thaxton Dr. Cirrelia Newport News VA US
51 Tracy Roseann Hilton Head Island SC US
51 Tsang Thomas Calgary AB CA
51 Turner Kristal Calgary AB CA
51 Ward William Atlanta GA US
51 Welch Terri Houston TX US
51 Wilson Jason Tustin CA US

 

 

 

 

 




 

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