The Opposite of Memory

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Can losing your memories make you stronger?  Can it be a form of recreation?  What happens when the difference between memory and reality becomes blurred?

From hard science fiction to space opera with a taste of the surreal along the way, this anthology explores the intersection of memory, technology, identity, and reality.

  • Forget Me Not — Can a bad memory be the secret to success?    [~2,600 words]
  • The Screen Savior — What happens when a screen saver comes to life…    [~1,400 words]
  • The Most Complicated Avatar — A woman can’t find her 10-year-old daughter in real life…  But, maybe, she can find her online.    [~1,300 words]
  • A Second Enchanted Evening Bomani convinces his wife to join him in using memory drugs to make their anniversary more romantic; instead, the drugs force them to face the true state of their relationship.      [~6,800 words]
  • “Viewers Like You” — In the future, androids will pay you to watch TV.    [~1,800 words]
  • We Can Remember It For You Retail — What happens when memory, technology, love, and digital rights intersect.    [~3,600 words]
  • The Opposite of Suicide — Dennis discovers the fragile, fractile nature of his life.    [~1,500 words]
  • Meet Archive — A story-teller gets lost in his own stories.    [~2,400 words]
  • My Fair Robot — A patron at the All Alien Cafe tells a tall tale of the pitfalls in looking for true love by constructing it.    [~1000 words]
  • Harvesting Wishes — Where do wishes come from?  Dandelions?  Genies?  … Or asteroids?    [~1,800 words]

If you would rather read these stories in an e-book or paperback, both forms are available on Amazon.