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Tor Labs Sparky the Robot

On the Awesomeness of Peanut Butter Cups

by Sparky the Robot

Greetings. Sparky the Robot here.

I’m hot off the workbench, so I’ll forgive you if you need a little time to get used to me. This is all still very new. You’re probably more familiar with my more streamlined cousin, Stubby the Rocket, or with the big pointy mountain we were both built on.

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An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors by Curtis Craddock

The Narrative Ape

by Curtis Craddock

I am.

It’s the shortest story in the English language. It’s really the root of all stories and, by extension, the act of being human.

Biologists, archaeologists, and anthropologists like to argue about what makes humans people. How did we progress from planting crops to build cities, go to the moon, and build smartphones?

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Graveyard Shift by Michael Haspil

A Dozen Years in the Named Lands

by Ken Scholes

It’s hard to believe that June marked a dozen years in the Named Lands for me. I first met the characters in what is now The Psalms of Isaak through a short story I wrote in 2005 called “Of Metal Men and Scarlet Thread and Dancing with the Sunrise.” I intended it for the mechanical oddities issue of a small press market that closed to submissions before I finished the story.

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Six Podcast Episodes That Inspired Steal the Stars

Steal the Stars

Mac Rogers doesn’t just write original podcast fiction, he also listens to them. Here, he shares six podcast episodes that helped inspire his new Tor Labs podcast Steal the Stars.

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