Simon Fung

Simon Fung is a scientist by day and a writer on Wednesdays, mostly. He should probably stop saying he’s new to writing, because he’s been saying that for the last few years. His writing has appeared in Shoreline of Infinity (2020) and the Leicester Writes Short Story Prize Anthology (2018).

Uncharted Constellations Contribution

A matter of scale follows an explorer as she braves a weird voyage through an alien underworld in pursuit of sentient life. Here’s a snippet:

Zebie could have shot it apart with her ablater, but she was here to observe and document this ecosystem, not destroy it. The Vlahorn reached out and touched Zebie. Its feelers wriggled. Zebie’s hand mimicked the root nodule shape Dradmu used for friend. The Vlahorn paused. Then moved on.