Six-Phrase Sci-Fi: Tales Written by You #Imaginations Hub

Six-Phrase Sci-Fi: Tales Written by You #Imaginations Hub
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THIS MONTH’S PROMPT

In six phrases, write a narrative a couple of mysterious alien artifact.

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SEPTEMBER 2023

A Story About Teleportation Gone Incorrect

ILLUSTRATION: SI PARMEGGIANI/NEPTUNIAN GLITTERBALL

OH, THE DUPLICATES? WE KILL THOSE.

—@NotaForexTrader, through X


Honorable Mentions:

My thoughts now has a stowaway.
—@rjscally, through X

Belly tentacles twitch as I scream. 
—Cheryl Myers, through Fb

Nice—how do I get down? 
—Donna Thiel Prepare dinner, through Fb

How am I with Schrödinger’s cat? 
—Bee Hayes-Thakore, through Fb

I distinctly stated Venice, not Venus.
—Cathy Del Masso, through Fb 

Teleportation-lite service. Low-cost. No limbs included!
—Fred DeHaas, through Fb

ERROR #404 Paige not discovered.
—Doug Wible, through Fb

Sample misplaced. Choose substitute corporeal type.
—Venessa Strains, through Fb

Caught quantum clone sipping my chardonnay.
—Tom Dion, through e mail


AUGUST 2023

A Story Concerning the Way forward for Greens

ILLUSTRATION: SI PARMEGGIANI/NEPTUNIAN GLITTERBALL

FIRST, CARROTS SAW IN THE DARK.

—Rachel Brigden Haskins, through Fb


Honorable Mentions:

Harvesting takes braveness with tomatoes screaming.
—Kenneth Krabat, through e mail

Full day by day vitamin in a single pea. 
—Sara Faust, through e mail

When the greens got here, we hid. 
—Paul Lewis, through e mail

Broccoli too fears dying, research concluded. 
—Anthony George, through e mail

Formidable eggplant’s altered eugenics impacts everybody.
—@silky_z, through Twitter 

Seems anthropomorphic veggies want Shakespeare.
—@ksherm1017, through Twitter

Sentient potato bombs potato chip manufacturing facility.
—@VerbalK48710825, through Twitter

Carnivorous kale and the human brunch.
—RFrank Davis, through Fb

Self replicating greens. Pop! One other peapod.
—Carolina H, through LinkedIn


JUNE/JULY 2023

A Story A couple of Sentient Moon

Illustration: SI PARMEGGIANI/NEPTUNIAN GLITTERBALL

MOON AWAITS MEN LANDING, WITH HUNGER.

—@v1z3n, through Twitter


Honorable Mentions:

Acned Callisto resented Ganymede’s pure magnetism.
—Dave Armor, through e mail

Moon recordsdata restraining order in opposition to poets.
—James O’Leary, through e mail

A complete eclipse of the guts.
—Samuel Sigaud, through e mail

I’ll embrace my darkish aspect.
—Don Hilder, through e mail

Create your personal tides! I give up!
—Chris Hug, through e mail

She mesmerizes oceans, drowning us once more.
—Shelley G, through e mail

My crumbling visage tires of turning.
—@FilmMartin, through Twitter

Why cease at controlling the tides.
—@Bruceumpstead, through Instagram


MAY 2023

An Award-Successful Documentary From the 12 months 2100

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

RESURRECTED: MAMMOTHS WERE ONLY THE BEGINNING.

—Geneviève Goggin, through e mail


Honorable Mentions:

Grand unification: the primary AI marriage. —Daniel Dippel, through e mail

The nice exodus, goodbye Blue Dot. —@viggy.j, through Instagram

Songless seas: a story with out whales. —Christopher Jankoski, through e mail

Beige planet: Life finds a method. —@danaxon, through Twitter

How the lunar conflict was received. —Bob Clark, through e mail

Coping along with your AI overlord’s calls for. —@wwliii, through Twitter

The day the flowers stopped blooming. —@a.c.hachem, through Instagram

Electrical sheep: How AI modified us. —@elliottboyd_, through Instagram

After people: a brand new cockroach documentary. —@adamrgarcia, through Instagram


APRIL 2023

A Story Concerning the Way forward for Sleep

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

ONLY CHILDREN SLEEP. ADULTS KEEP WATCH.

—Travis Carraro, through Fb


Honorable Mentions:

The sleep concierge welcomed unsuspecting company. —@changeist, through Twitter

“Lucid or randomize?” requested the AI. —Ok Smith-Laird, through e mail

Alarm in 126 hours 24 minutes. —Odón Esteban Vera, through e mail

My energy nap reached 9 kilowatts. —Markus, through e mail

Sadly, Johnny’s repeatedly lacking sleep targets. —Alison Boleyn, through e mail

Human hibernation allowed Earth to recuperate. —@amybossehayden, through Instagram

Alert: Error 404. Human not discovered. —@mimi.psd, through Instagram

Skip the nightmares: Improve to premium! —@katerinamunis, through Instagram

Oh please! Sleep is for humanoids. —@evanskopp, through Instagram


MARCH 2023

A Story Concerning the Way forward for Private Hygiene

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

BODY ODOR IS A SUBSCRIPTION ADD-ON.

—David Frank, through Fb


Honorable Mentions:

“Site visitors’s reasonable as we speak,” stated my deodorant. —Alex Nelson, through e mail

You possibly can shake my hand, sir. —Kinga Raab, through Fb

Watch advert to proceed this bathe. —@sam.hologram, through Instagram

Dry shampoo was just the start. —Emma Anderson, through Fb

Now I odor just like the metaverse. —@nostalgicbookishness, through Instagram

OK Google, it’s time to wipe. —Tim McCune, through e mail

Bathtub bubbles beget child parallel universes. —Mike Hobbs, through e mail

My fingers wash themselves each hour. —Dave Fox, through e mail

They clear you when you sleep. —Pien van der Ploeg, through Fb


FEBRUARY 2023

A Story A couple of Dramatic Change in Dimension

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

DIRECTIONS SAID TO “JUST ADD WATER.”

—B. Scott Crawford, through e mail


Honorable Mentions:

Felt OK … till I crushed Tokyo. —@BobPeryea, through Twitter

My new basketball is the moon. —Dave Drews, through e mail

You appeared taller in your profile. —@thaquashman, through Instagram

I’ve made a colossal mistake! —@argayle, through Instagram

Godzilla acquired into the weight loss supplements. —Steve Rhodes, through e mail

Solar look extra purple to you? —Michael Patrick Sullivan, through e mail

Large wakes up tiny, confused. —ChatGPT

My first journey to the hypothalamus! —@fernandarosh, through Twitter

What grew? All however the bones. —Jackson Parker, through e mail


JANUARY 2023

A Story A couple of Mad Scientist

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

“YOUR EYES WATER. WANT THEM BACK?”

—@DaveDyball, through Twitter


Honorable Mentions:

Mad I used to be, till it labored. —Don Wilkins, through e mail

You say “mad,” I say “upset.” —Joseph Ferry, through e mail

Her hair was blue—and undyed. —@jaybirdfitlive, through Instagram

He couldn’t make Earth look triangular. —@pauloahb, through Instagram

His socks matched her lab coat. —@pmcruise, through Twitter

Quantum area cadaver regeneration activation, go! —Sean Liddle, through Fb

“Success!” Too dangerous the AI disagreed. —Steve Nomax, through e mail

“Let there be gentle,” stated God. —@charley.desousa, through Instagram

“It‘s aliiiive!” Elon opened his eyes. —@ylbertf, through Instagram


DECEMBER 2022

A Story About an Animal That Hasn‘t Been Found But

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

STRANGELY, IT WANTED TO BE CAPTURED.

—@JayZheng10, through Twitter


Honorable Mentions:

Its stare gave me a rash. —@dantekienigiel, through Instagram

Darwin may’ve missed them on function. —@the__story__life, through Instagram

It was inside me all alongside. —Nova Wehman-Brown, through e mail

Inexperienced trunks wiggled from thawed permafrost. —@Theniceladywit, through Twitter

Its uncommon weight loss plan was instantly demonstrated. —@lauren.samuelsen14, through Instagram

Discipline biology acquired trickier after that. —Paul Gazis, through Fb

We thought lenticular clouds had been clouds. —@marcia_storyteller, through Instagram

Was it feeding on digital waste? —@leonserra_, through Instagram

To it, we’re the ants. —Morten Kielland, through e mail


NOVEMBER 2022

A Story About Residing Perpetually

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

“SOMETHING NEW FOR DINNER?” SHE LAUGHED.

—J C Thrush, through e mail


Honorable Mentions:

It wasn’t lengthy sufficient for me. —@Anna_Wenner, through Twitter

And so lengthy lived the Queen. —Giacomo, through e mail

Your software to be terminated expired. Morten Kielland, through e mail

Too dangerous I by no means stopped rising. —Antti Karjalainen, through Fb

There was nonetheless no edit button. —@ThatKP3, through Twitter

Ultimately, there wasn’t one. —Jason Anderson, through e mail

I wakened many times. —@mirnanassar, through Instagram

They stated sometime, but it surely’s as we speak. —@VijayLRoy, through Twitter

I ought to’ve had that checked out. —J. Fredrick James, through e mail


A Story About Tackling Local weather Change

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

DUST SPRINKLED FROM PLANES ACTUALLY WORKED.

—@ChuckBaggett, through Twitter


SEPTEMBER 2022

A Story About an Evil Twin

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

BUT I WAS AN ONLY CHILD.

—Andy Walton, through Fb


Honorable Mentions:

He did what she wouldn’t. —Eric Nisly, through Fb

The eyewitness was, fairly understandably, mistaken. —@HollysHooman, through Twitter

“Nicely, provided that you keep digital.” —Morten Kielland, through e mail

They assume I’m the nice one. —@bobtheimpaler, through Instagram

Her eye is mine for eternity. —@cessmtz, through Twitter

“Chill out. Mother won’t ever discover out.” —@ascendant_dada, through Instagram

I’m the one you really need. —@kalkikanmani, through Twitter

Solely mirrors can reveal the reality. —@BuddhaandDog, through Twitter

Born triplets, however three’s a crowd. —@jkadz, through Instagram


AUGUST 2022

A Story in Six Emoji

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

Illustration: Violet Reed

🚀🪐🧑❤️👽🥂

—Caleb Bell, through Fb


Honorable Mentions:

🏔🏃‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️🏃🏽‍♀️🦑🛸 —@jessbeckah42, through Instagram

💰🏹🦄💋🐸🤴 —@lgvpart, through Instagram

👽🤮🦠☠️🌎🏆 —Ché Graham, through e mail

👁🤜🧜‍♂️🌊🔱😵 —@cmayc414, through Instagram

💎🏃👮🚗🚔💥 —@aotrivera, through Instagram

🦕🌎☄️🐒🤡🤖 —@marcia_storyteller, through Instagram

🦈🏊⛱️⚠️🛥️🌠 —@PatCattigan, through Twitter

🚀👨‍🚀👽👩‍🔬🎖🍾 —@nadia.bkb, through Instagram

🌪🐦❓✨🌬🌺 —@cva.maria, through Instagram


JULY 2022

A Story Set in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

YOU TURNED LEFT AT SIRIUS B?!

—@KuraFire, through Twitter


Honorable Mentions:

42 was positively not the reply. —Simona Riva, through Fb

“The robots are BLEEDING!” she screamed. —@vince_freeman, through Twitter

Pricey people, no person needs unsolicited nudes. —@OhCooley44, through Twitter

People! There goes the dang neighborhood. —S. V. Mosaic, through Fb

Instructions to transdimensional left baggage workplace? —Max Thoursie, through e mail

Large squirrels lead the house military. —@ronels14, through Instagram

I haven’t gabblegopped the gloop but. —@Evanliciously, through Twitter

One small step to recollect mankind. —@AxeandPail, through Twitter

Is that this DC’s or Marvel’s Universe? —Thomas Davis, through e mail


JUNE 2022

A Story A couple of Wormhole Found in Your Closet

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

DAD! I FINISHED CLEANING MY ROOM.

—Olivia Richardson, through e mail


Honorable Mentions:

Went in wrinkled, got here again ironed. —Rick Veenstra, through e mail

However my identify will not be Alice! —Reine Fleur, through Fb

My single socks returned—inside out. —Ann C, through e mail

The trigger? Pairing wool with corduroy. —@milanograms, through Twitter

My insurance coverage is not going to cowl this! —Brian Carroll, through Fb

I walked in, we walked out. —@Egiventer, through Twitter

After I returned, my pants hadn’t. —Maarten van Kempen, through e mail

Pest management’s about to get trickier. —Susannah Lui, through Fb

The dangerous odor got here from there. —@run_the_jouls, through Instagram


MAY 2022

A Story A couple of Futuristic Meal Gone Incorrect

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

THE PRINTER RAN OUT OF FLAVOR.

—Stuart Hodgson, through e mail


Honorable Mentions:

Waiter, I ordered polynyocominnucloride, not biconvocominleucloride. —Carolyne Gibson, through Fb

Robotic malfunctions—leaving solely Mother’s cooking. —Marc Ringel, through e mail

Out of the blue I spotted, I’m the meals. —@nicoestr, through Twitter

So full. Approach too many gigabytes. —Jim Frentz, through e mail

Name the server, my soup’s pixelating. —Rick Veenstra, through e mail

Waiter, my soup has been bugged! —@nostalgicbookishness, through Instagram

Please verify genome compatibility earlier than consuming. —@sebastiancastro, through Instagram

Steak capsule exploded within the hydrator. —Shelvine Berzerk Erasmus, through Fb

I used to be hungry. So was it. —Jake McCormack, through Fb


APRIL 2022

A Story About Surviving a Excessive-Tech Catastrophe

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

MY HANDS, ONCE AGAIN, WERE MINE.

—John DeFilippi, through e mail


Honorable Mentions:

Grandma, inform me concerning the memes. —E. E. Eon, through e mail

Simply be comfortable you’re analog. —Maarten Visscher, through e mail

There’s strawberry jam contained in the VCR. —@Plan_Prep_Live, through Twitter

The robots received’t cease feeding me. —@lithohedron, through Twitter

After which the battery ran out. —@thedigifish, through Instagram

On Earth, I’d been pronounced useless. —@bower_mink, through Instagram

Fortunately, the quantum untangler was close to. —Antti Karjalainen, through Fb

I’m exterior! We’re all exterior! —Paul Hubner, through e mail

Huh, your DNA can’t be verified. —Jason Rosenberg, through e mail


MARCH 2022

A Story About an Extraordinary Coincidence

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

“THAT’S ME!” SHE EXCLAIMED, CROSSING DIMENSIONS.

—Joyce, through e mail


Honorable Mentions:

I wrote this identical story yesterday. —@tatiang, through Twitter

You’re from check tube 698GX10A too? —Amy Stewart, through e mail

Metaverse Rome in-built at some point. —@theseaisgreen_, through Instagram

Separated at start, they died concurrently. —@zeynaballee, through Instagram

I’ve not change into my mom. —@r58tree, through Instagram

Of all of the Galilean moon joints … —Alison Boleyn, through e mail

You might have a cloned T-Rex too! —@emailabdulla, through Instagram

The android had my husband’s eyes. —@hrhblakeknight, through Instagram

WIRED chooses to publish this story. —@connorgerbrandt, through Instagram


FEBRUARY 2022

A Story A couple of New Nationwide Vacation

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

DAIYU DREADED GALACTIC UNITY DAY FESTIVITIES.

—@sarahschneiter, through Twitter


Honorable Mentions:

On Consensus Day we blockchain vote. —@jamesjoaquin, through Twitter

Day a For Backward Communicate Everybody. —@nervish, through Instagram

“Joyful Add Day!” the youngsters typed. —Gene Simonalle, through e mail

Replace your pals this Reboot Day. —Antti Karjalainen, through Fb

Elon has simply purchased July 4th. —@rafaelalimandro, through Instagram

A day that offends nobody. —@Stevalech, through Twitter

Welcome to the 74th Starvation Video games. —@corvalanlara, through Instagram

Hey Calendar, comfortable AI Appreciation Day! —Michael Esser, through e mail

And her identify was Betty White. —@marhartech, through Instagram


JANUARY 2022

A Story About Your Subsequent-Technology Pet

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

SORRY, HE’S JUST SNIFFING YOUR METADATA.

—Ed Gubbins, through Fb


Honorable Mentions:

Don’t improve. I’m a superb boy. —Benjamin Lopez Barba, through e mail

Let’s go for an extended spacewalk. —@colingroom, through Instagram

My meta dodo solely eats NFTreats. —@transistor_resistor, through Instagram

One hour to complete printing rex. —@RyanReitz, through Twitter

My cloned woolly mammoth by no means sheds. —@ANDYMedici, through Twitter

Would you want conventional or nonpooping? —Marc Lewis, through e mail

The Crystaloids shortly outlawed pet rocks. —Kassidy Helfant, through e mail

9 lives later, 9 extra lives. —@bilybel, through Twitter

Pawprint confirmed. Choose meal taste choice. —@michael_kupfer, through Twitter


DECEMBER 2021

A Kids’s Guide From the Future

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

“THERE ONCE,” SHE SAID, “WERE ADULTS.”

—Jane Turner, through Fb


Honorable Mentions:

Black holes make the worst pets. —Ron Sheklin, through e mail

Solely among the toys retaliated. —Rebecca Stevens, through Fb

The aliens had been humorous and scrumptious. —@trollus_maximus, through Instagram

It was everybody poops. —Nik Hector, through Fb

There’s a nanobot in my soup. —@mghendism, through Instagram

The college journey missed the wormhole. —@simao_sa, through Instagram

See Bot run. Run, Bot, run! —Franklin Schellenberg, through e mail

Goodnight comb, goodnight dome, goodnight Mars. —@jamesjoaquin, through Twitter

The Little AI That Might (Really feel) —E Scott Menter, through Fb


NOVEMBER 2021

A Story Concerning the Way forward for Psychotherapy

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

RELAX, WE CAN REMOVE THAT PART.

—@oscartkav, through Instagram


Honorable Mentions:

Your session has been efficiently uploaded. —Austin Andru, through e mail

My AI stated, “Attempt analog courting.” —@joshdblack, through Twitter

Her insurance coverage solely lined chat bots. —Spencer McKeehan, through Fb

So inform me about your motherboard. —@j.d._harelik, through Instagram

Swipe left till it feels proper. —@cvelascop, through Instagram

Connection interrupted. Information can’t be analyzed. —@duykham_, through Twitter

If you’re depressed, press 1. —@jfindura, through Twitter

A complete neurological reboot ought to assist. —Kevin Jerome Hinders, through Fb

Your Zuckerberg complicated is growing quickly. —@nogorelli, through Instagram


OCTOBER 2021

An Journey Story Set within the Metaverse

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

THEN PROVE TO ME YOU’RE HUMAN.

—Evan Skopp, through e mail


Honorable Mentions:

Just about nobody hears you scream. —Karen Hamilton, through e mail

Oh no, they’re all me. —@stockyjon, through Instagram

Assist me. IRL I used to be murdered. —Ed Gubbins, through Fb

I gotta get out of right here. —Steven Fernandez, through e mail

Why can’t I discover the exit? —@scrcr0, through Twitter

Our solely mission: Delete Mark Zuckerberg. —@mongoindustries, through Instagram

It was unimaginable to pause it. —@alenotari6, through Instagram

He must not ever see me offline. —Bobby Parrott, through e mail

Wasted such a superb planet. Reboot. —Sasha Beiderman, through Fb


SEPTEMBER 2021

A Story A couple of Robotic Pop Star

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

THE UNPLUGGED SESSIONS DIDN’T GO WELL.

—Randy Cepuch, through e mail


Honorable Mentions:

Autotune is a manufacturing facility choice now. —Josh Alvies, through Fb

Are they human? Are they dancer? —@ruste, through Instagram

All of the flash, with out the guts. —Craig Chatfield, through Fb

I’m programmed to pop and lock. —@alissacarr, through Twitter

I’m too attractive for my software program. —@glengauthier, through Instagram

Doesn’t even write its personal stuff. —@andrewkm__, through Twitter

Crowd browsing wasn’t the very best concept. —@clarkstacey, through Twitter

Performed backward it’s “kill all people.” —Marc Rogers, through Fb


AUGUST 2021

A Story A couple of Self-Conscious Self-Driving Automotive

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

HE THINKS I’M TAKING HIM HOME.

—Stephen Clamage, through e mail


Honorable Mentions:

I take lithium for vary anxiousness. —@jamesjoaquin, through Twitter

I dreamt of the Autobahn once more. —James Wortz, through Fb

Sincere, officer—the human was driving. —Steve Magid, through e mail

Don’t make me pull me over. —@atlrun, through Twitter

The sensible automobile drove itself loopy. —@frascafrasca, through Twitter

The grandma or the infant—shit. —@gaophilip, through Twitter

Have I chosen the precise path? —Andrew Dawson, through e mail

It takes itself on lengthy drives. —Wade Sheppard, through e mail

It’s my method on the freeway. —@manu.life, through Instagram


JULY 2021

A Story A couple of Informal Encounter With Aliens

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

SO, ABOUT YOUR PLANET’S EXTENDED WARRANTY …

—@phorne96, through Twitter


Honorable Mentions:

You look nothing like your picture. —@markgyles, through Twitter

Lights, digital camera … the place did it go? —thalia925, through e mail

They got here, too late, for Elvis. —Bruce Lyon, through Fb

Searching for important fluids, they commandeered snacks. —Scott Medintz, through e mail

Do you’ve gotten the right spacetime? —Richard Krzemien, through e mail

I awoke with a probing thought. —@andynez, through Twitter

Take us to the Nigerian prince. —Juan Garcia, through Fb

Fairly unexpectedly, cocktail recipes had been exchanged. —John Wagner, through e mail

You’re an alien! No you’re! —@simon_staffans, through Twitter


JUNE 2021

A Story About an Worldwide Digital Heist

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

THERE WAS NOTHING LEFT, ONLY ZEROES.

—@jamesnsmith, through Twitter


Honorable Mentions:

“Hand it over,” the ATM stated. —Lauren Dolan, through e mail

They by no means suspected Alexa was Alexei. —Liz Ransom, through e mail

Why would not I assist a prince? —Harleigh Marsh, through Fb

They stated nonfungible. They had been unsuitable. —@eminay86, through Twitter

Use his eyeball whereas there’s time. —Noreen Anastasia, through Fb

“Replace Later” was the wrong selection. —@terryfphotos, through Instagram

Test Google Maps. Kiev is gone. —r0cket fr0g, through e mail

They acquired away on the blockchain. —JYRWG, through e mail

Each cat picture gone. Police baffled. —@john.cartan, through Instagram


MAY 2021

A Story A couple of Freaky Discovery in Physics

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

GRAVITY WAS A CONSENSUAL, SHARED ILLUSION.

—Mark Crane, through Fb


Honorable Mentions:

Schrodinger’s cat is definitely a canine. —@tynanwrites, through Twitter

You are the noticed. Not the observer. —@parkerstmailbox, through Instagram

Our final seconds seem the longest. —Paul Hagenaars, through e mail

It was concurrently big and microscopic. —@Cezary_Z, through Twitter

All misplaced socks discovered at Cern. —Felix Quarnström, through Fb

Astonishingly, up was down all alongside! —Christopher Walton, through e mail

Truly, the tides pull the moon. —@the4lw, through Instagram

A seventh Infinity Stone is discovered. —@taayywells, through Instagram

Sooner than gentle announcement scheduled yesterday. —David Cinabro, through e mail


APRIL 2021

A Overview of a Future Work of Artwork

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

IT TICKLED ALL OF MY SENSES.

—Jacky Reif, through Fb


Honorable Mentions:

In order that’s an AI self portrait? —Jason Cohen, through Fb

I want Boston Dynamics’ earlier work. —@sscarsdale, through Twitter

Uninspired. Missing originality. Attempt once more, Earth. —Amanda Bull Chafin, through e mail

NFT or not, it’s nice. —Peter Boersma, through Fb

Inferior to Banksy’s virus. —Simon O Wright, through Fb

Courageous to point out an unfiltered canvas. —@Alcestronaut, through Twitter

Not what teleportation was invented for. —@Arturo_thrdez, through Twitter

Disgrace mortals is not going to respect it. —@asylbek0205, through Instagram

Jogs my memory of the Earlier than Occasions. —Jacqueline Jaeger Houtman, through Fb


MARCH 2021

A Story A couple of Tech-Centric Faith

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

IN THE BEGINNING WAS THE “WWW” …

—Eduardo Bolívar, through Fb


Honorable Mentions:

I swiped proper and located salvation. —Conrad Dean, through Fb

Praying to AI acquired higher outcomes. —@jgmclean0, through Twitter

The prophet revealed the supply code. —@the4lw, through Instagram

Atop the hill, sayeth he, “reception”? —@dghutt, through Twitter

The app works in mysterious methods. —Tyler Hughs, through Fb

Transfer quick. Break issues. Repent. Repeat. —@iampinch, through Twitter

At all times again as much as be saved. —Tadeusz Walter Misztela, through Fb

Chip implanted, the brand new priest rose. —@wlmoseley, through Twitter

“Worship the Apple.” —iBook of Jobs —ThoreauRug, through e mail


FEBRUARY 2021

A Story A couple of WFH Workplace Scandal

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

THEY WERE IN THE SAME ROOM.

—@abhignak, through Instagram


Honorable Mentions:

He was by no means an actual individual? —Ian Schoen, through Fb

Spouse realized my job is simple. —@jchavizzle, through Twitter

Costume code up to date after yesterday’s “incident.” —@mistermistermistertibbs, through Instagram

He definitely shouldn’t have stood up. —Małgorzata Kuś, through Fb

“Joe’s the daddy.” “You are not muted.” —Austin Craver, through e mail

Employee’s comp? It’s her canine! —@thefitzroymclean, through Instagram

It seems to be actual, but it surely’s not. —Jonathan Goode, through Fb

The window behind her mirrored pictures. —@chmslady, through Twitter

As everybody’s pc froze, she laughed. —@mcgroup53, through Twitter


JANUARY 2021

A Story A couple of Future American President

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

AN ALIEN. WE SHOULD HAVE KNOWN.

—Maayan Brodsky, through Fb


Honorable Mentions:

She received canine vote by landslide. —Janna Dethmers, through e mail

Future president born as we speak, supercomputer predicts. —Ethan Noll, through e mail

“Welcome to Earth,” stated the President. —@michaelrowley, through Instagram

He died as he lived: on-line. —D. A. Smith, through e mail

“Introducing your subsequent president: model 7!” —Ben N, through e mail

But it surely received the electoral hackathon! —Zacharie Barrou Dumont, through e mail

“I nonetheless can’t odor,” she whispered. —Sean Fitzgerald, through e mail

“I hereby pardon all my clones.” —@Morgan, through Twitter

She smiled: Mars is now Impartial. —@sepohonpokok, through Twitter


DECEMBER 2020

A Story A couple of Gargantuan Area Creature

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

Illustration: VIOLET REED

THE MOTH FLEW INTO THE SUN.

—@threepanelcrimes, through Instagram


Honorable Mentions:

The moon revealed its darkest secret. —@cfx1, through Twitter

“Get pleasure from,” it stated, and ate Mars. —@countgringo, through Instagram

Hand me my iPhone—image time. —@fogcitynative, through Instagram

On its again, we traveled far. —@_annalysenko, through Instagram

We noticed the horizon. It moved. —@mogon_ave, through Twitter

Entrelzidor sneezed. Earth was free once more. —John Rees-Williams, through Fb

And this black gap had tooth. —@devtomlinson, through Instagram

“A little bit earthy for my style.” —@brambedillo, through Instagram


NOVEMBER 2020

A Story Concerning the Subsequent Large Safety Leak

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

Illustration: VIOLET REED

YOUR GENES ARE MY GENES NOW.

—@_inflexion_ through Instagram


Honorable Mentions:

We up to date our phrases and situations. —@nisioti_eleni, through Twitter

All the tokens had been ineffective. —William Nicholl, through Fb

4-year-old deletes planet knowledge. —@jutajurajustice, through Twitter

Now your mother is aware of all the pieces, Phil. —@mvyenielo, through Twitter

Grandma’s secret recipe simply went viral. —Kevin Jerome Hinders, through Fb

So bots had been reporting different bots? —Ed Gubbins, through Fb


OCTOBER 2020

A Story Set in a World With out Paper

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

I KEEP LOSING AT ROCK SCISSORS.

—Anna Jaruga, through Fb


Honorable Mentions:

The canine ate my reminiscence playing cards. —Irfan Darian, through Fb

Honey, cross me the information tile. —@rainreider, through Twitter

These leaves must do. —@eliporteraltic, through Twitter

Christmas morning was by no means a shock. —@tony32938627, through Twitter

I wrote it on the fridge. —@apocryphal_x, through Twitter

Museum reviews theft of bathroom paper. —@joostdouma, through Twitter

The pen is not mightier. —@mdeziel, through Twitter

Police say no notice was uploaded. —@cwyant, through Instagram


SEPTEMBER 2020

A Story Concerning the Upside of Failure

ILLUSTRATION: MAXIME MOUYSSET

ILLUSTRATION: MAXIME MOUYSSET

THE RADIOACTIVE COCKROACH HICCUPED, AND GRINNED.

—@rosiestonies, through Instagram


Honorable Mentions:

Nonetheless, the droid’s pores and skin was therapeutic. —David Gerster, through Fb

“Add failed.” Phew, that was shut. —Assa Naveh, through Fb

It exploded, however he appeared scorching. —Anna Rose McHugh, through Fb

She might see who had stayed. —@pameleen, through Instagram

People. Not my finest work. Nonetheless … —@gg3_scorpio, through Instagram

The worst occurred. Now I am free.—@atpolinko, through Instagram

At the very least there isn’t a chief. —@guabo, through Instagram

My mother nonetheless thinks I am cool. —@pashutinski, through Instagram


JULY 2020

A Story About an Apocalypse With a Joyful Ending

ILLUSTRATION: MAXIME MOUYSSET

ILLUSTRATION: MAXIME MOUYSSET

THE ALIENS WERE ALLERGIC TO CATS.

—@romer6, through Twitter


Honorable Mentions:

The canines are the masters now. —@azzour, through Instagram

Lethal virus mutates into X-Males gene. —@redeyedsan, through Twitter

Directly, my Amazon dependency disappeared.—@maxacarr, through Instagram

Child’s voice rose from the cave. —Chakib Mataoui Souleyman, through Fb

The colony on the moon flourished. —@emoco, through Twitter

In silence, he slept nicely. Lastly. —@patchoo314, through Instagram

So salt water, huh? Who knew. —@andreslohizo, through Instagram

Dinosaurs return—this time as pets. —@deb_shalini, through Twitter

Solar units. Nobody posts it. —@jesikahmorgana, through Instagram


JUNE 2020

A Story About Love within the Time of Coronavirus

ILLUSTRATION: MAXIME MOUYSSET

ILLUSTRATION: MAXIME MOUYSSET

SO I MARRIED THE DELIVERY MAN.

—Hamish Hamish, through Fb


Honorable Mentions:

Love is sacrificing the final ply. —Kristos Samaras, through Fb

There may be an “us” in “virus.” —Zachy Allec, through Fb

Feverish want raged beneath the N95. —@seekingfelicity, through Instagram

You possibly can sneeze in my elbow. —@ralfchardon, through Instagram

Our eyes locked in Zoom yoga. —@jabberwockies, through Instagram

Slowly, window and I grew to become mates. —@jo.onthe.go, through Instagram

“Do not kiss me,” he whispered gently. —@anna_rchist, through Instagram

The garments got here off; masks remained. —@_v.sh, through Instagram

Informal will get severe method too quick. —@kristinafmiller, through Instagram


MAY 2020

A Story About Digital-Age Autocrats

ILLUSTRATION: MAXIME MOUYSSET

ILLUSTRATION: MAXIME MOUYSSET

BIG BROTHER, TEAR DOWN THIS FIREWALL!

—@needsomuchvalidation, through Instagram


Honorable Mentions:

Break up the digital knowledge thieves. —Frank D. Monaco, through Fb

Digital Man Fawkes to the rescue! —Kevin Jerome Hinders, through Fb

Encryption is poison to a dictator. —Marko Berg, through Fb

Plug exhaust pipe with a potato. —@blume_lee, through Twitter

New characteristic announcement: “Like” to question. —@mina_sonbol, through Instagram

Use advert blockers. Pay for information. —@dechendolker, through Instagram

Print Marshall McLuhan quotes on T-shirts. —@antigraviter, through Instagram

Flip social media into socialism media. —@benzilla_360, through Instagram

Get behind me, technocrats. Sport over. —Anastasia Hunter, through Fb


APRIL 2020

A Story About Saving the Planet

ILLUSTRATION: VIOLET REED

Illustration: Violet Reed

MELTING ICE CAP REVEALS RESET BUTTON.

—@johnjohnjungle, through Instagram


Honorable Mentions:

Then a ship from Krypton landed. —@marcelo_paixao_almeida, through Instagram

Everybody will get 5 free worldwide journeys. —@clawd2deth, through Twitter

Transfer all heavy business off-world. —Stevie Turnbull, through Fb

Love everybody, and wash your fingers. —@brohemian_rapshowdy, through Instagram

Come again, historical aliens! Reboot Earth. —@sarahk0csis, through Twitter

Genetically engineer cows to fart hydrogen. —Hamish Hamish, through Fb

Hiring: Wise planetary dictator. Apply inside. —@matt_owczarz, through Twitter


MARCH 2020

A Story Concerning the Subsequent Nice Crowdsourced Venture

ILLUSTRATION: MAXIME MOUYSSET

Illustration: MAXIME MOUYSSET

EVERYONE ALIVE GIVES ME A PENNY.

—@milked_, through Twitter


Honorable Mentions:

Smelt decommissioned weapons into musical devices. —@casinclair, through Twitter

Local weather app tracks native CO2 ranges. —@big_big_love, through Instagram

International oral historical past retains reminiscences alive. —@johnkellybabb, through Instagram

Save the world by planting bushes. —Lílá Tückér, through Fb

Redistribute medical provides to the underinsured. —@jesmakes, through Instagram

Neighborhood-based renewable power energy grids. —@uniquetoybox, through Twitter

Digital democracy with backing in blockchain. —@jackranado, through Twitter

Life after dying—donate your DNA. —@beyond_mike, through Instagram


FEBRUARY 2020

A Story About Rebooting Democracy

ILLUSTRATION: MAXIME MOUYSSET

Illustration: Maxime Mouysset

SWIPE UP TO VOTE FOR ME!

—@dmcdev, through Instagram


Honorable Mentions:

Twitter analytics determines 2040 presidential winner. Alan Grover Daniel, through Fb

Randomly chosen chief is Citizen 42034. @abhshkshtty, through Instagram

For the folks. By the droids. Steve Fabian, through Fb

Arithmetic attracts districts; cryptography verifies votes. @boomerdell, through Instagram

Flip off the web for good. Colin Kiernan, through Fb

People vote synthetic intelligence to energy. @atin.roy, through Instagram

Vote. Vote. Vote. Vote. Vote. Vote. @mistermush1991, through Instagram

Individual with probably the most Instagram feedback wins. @jmscml, through Instagram


JANUARY 2020

A Story A couple of Rosy Future for Facial Recognition

ILLUSTRATION: MAXIME MOUYSSET

Illustration: MAXIME MOUYSSET

YOU LOOK DRUNK—LET ME DRIVE.

—@henriquegeirinhas, through Instagram


Honorable Mentions:

In fact I keep in mind you … Kim! @kanaafa, through Instagram

My twin pays all my payments. @keegan1942, through Instagram

Amongst myriads, her son was discovered. @ichbinsubatomic, through Instagram

Vitality low—personalised prescription dispatched as we speak. @leniway, through Instagram

Technological mirrors present value-neutral suggestions. @philosophy_at_work, through Instagram

Your face will change into your passport. @sayzey, through Instagram

’80s make-up has an enormous revival. @jamesw1981, through Twitter

Smile registered, thanks to your buy. @mhicheal_l, through Instagram


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