Blackboard Galaxy

Blackboard Galaxy

Sarina Dorie

Fantasy / Paranormal

Blackboard Galaxy is a humorous science fiction story about a teacher who has dreamed of teaching in space. Now that she is living her dream, she must find ways to discipline students besides eating them, as that is the standard protocol among alien teachers. This story originally appeared in Issue 6 of Untied Shoelaces of the Mind. The author based this story on her experiences teaching.Blackboard Galaxy is a humorous science fiction story about a teacher who has dreamed of teaching in space. Now that she is living her dream, she must find ways to discipline students besides eating them, as that is the standard protocol among alien teachers. This story originally appeared in Issue 6 of Untied Shoelaces of the Mind. The author based this story on her experiences teaching middle school students. The line, "Does this look like a face that cares?" is a direct quote from a thirteen year old.
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The Day of the Nuptial Flight

The Day of the Nuptial Flight

Sarina Dorie

Fantasy / Paranormal

On an alien world of giant insects, Rover strives to be like every other drone and mate with the queen. When he isn’t able to perform his drone duties, he struggles for acceptance and finds friendship and love in an unlikely place—among humans.On an alien world of giant insects, Rover strives to be like every other drone and mate with the queen. When he isn’t able to perform his drone duties, he struggles for acceptance and finds friendship and love in an unlikely place—among humans. Along Rover’s journey he finds he holds a key to helping humans overcome their infertility on his planet and offers a solution for uniting his people with the newcomers to his world.“The Day of the Nuptial Flight” is a 10,000 word science fiction novelette originally published in Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.
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Demon Eyes

Demon Eyes

Sarina Dorie

Fantasy / Paranormal

“Demon Eyes,” is a 2,100 word, quirky urban fantasy story. It is about a young woman who is frustrated she always has red-eye in photos despite attempts to correct it. When the photo clerk point out to her the reason her eyes are red is because she’s a demon, her quiet evening of picking up photos is turned upside down by a series of surreal events.“Demon Eyes,” is a 2,100 word, quirky urban fantasy story. It is about a young woman who is frustrated she always has red-eye in photos despite attempts to correct it. When the photo clerk point out to her the reason her eyes are red is because she’s a demon, her quiet evening of picking up photos is turned upside down by a series of surreal events. The story was originally published in Youth Imagination.
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Putting the Romance Back into Necromancy

Putting the Romance Back into Necromancy

Sarina Dorie

Fantasy / Paranormal

Junior necromancer, Roger, and zombie sniffer, Cindy, from Mortimer’s School of Dark Arts come to the rescue in order to sing the dead back to sleep. When Roger’s plan backfires and he coughs loud enough to wake the dead, they conclude they need someone to rescue them! Can their blossoming romance survive a zombie uprising—and more importantly, will they survive? This is a humorous short story.When a videographer decides to record a “Thriller” video with real zombies, he quickly finds out dead men can’t dance—and are much more inclined to eat brains. Junior necromancer, Roger, and zombie sniffer, Cindy, from Mortimer’s School of Dark Arts come to the rescue in order to sing the dead back to sleep. When Roger’s plan backfires and he coughs loud enough to wake the dead, they conclude they need someone to rescue them! Can their blossoming romance survive a zombie uprising—and more importantly, will they survive? This is a 3500 word humorous fantasy/horror story.
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The Memory Thief

The Memory Thief

Sarina Dorie

Fantasy / Paranormal

What would the Victorian era look like if they had ���rediscovered��� space flight? Would the British really be interested in colonizing the continent of America if they could colonize an entire planet? Imagine a Neo-Victorian alternate history romance set on a shogun-like planet.
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