Links:The Slushpile Survival Guide A Manuscript's Odyssey (parts 1-5 in links)
Interesting observations about naming stories
StoriesAaron Bradford Starr's "First Impressions"
Alien contact seems to be far harsher than the diplomat imagined. While their technology sounds out of this world, their prices sound awfully steep. Or are they just funning us?
"The Cat's Tale" by Simon Kewin
Schrodinger's cat is mad.... A short revenge monologue from the POV of the cat. It may be useful as a way to cement student understanding the Schrodinger's cat experiment although it's not explanatory.
Jackie, We Hardly Knew Ye by Carly Berg
Famous first wife seeks revenge for infidelities. Her societal weakness, her ire, becomes her strength.
The Storyteller by Alex Shvartsman
Scheherazade's story is a little different than you thought.