Harlan Ellison's "How Interesting: A Tiny Man" (short story, fanfic, free): Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" retold, with a twist
Story summary.Narrator has created another man in a lab - a very tiny man, just 5 inches tall, but otherwise a normal man. All is well, the tiny man is welcomed everywhere ... until a woman begins spewing venom for no reason at all...
Fact sheet.First published: Realms of Fantasy, February 2010.
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Nominated for Nebula Award 2010 in short story category.
Related: Stories of Harlan Ellison.