George Saoulidis


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Writer/Director. I enjoy taking ancient Greek myths and turning them into modern sci-fi spooky versions. I also like to write romantic comedies, and people seem to go "Awww!" over them, so why not? My photo has been redrawn by a neural network.

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Heartbreaker Episode 1 George Saoulidis

Wanna break up? There’s an app for that. Dexter meets Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce in this snarky black comedy that follows Eris as she toys with people’s lives. When 25 year-old Eris gets fired from her minimum-wage job, she stumbles on her friend’s startup which outsources bad news to people. But will she manage to keep her friendships intact when she finds out she’s very good at delivering breakups, when demand is really picking up and when the recipients don’t take to the news too kindly? From ScifiSelect: Eris is a riot on every page. Inspired by the Greek Goddess of discord Eris and by today’s app services obsession. Do you want to meet Eris? Do you want to see the waterworks? Then read this black comedy that will make your heart break.

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Cosmophobia: An Antigravel Short Story George Saoulidis

Who is watching the stars, every second of every day, so we can better understand the universe? Inspired by the James Webb Space Telescope which will be launched and deployed in 2018. It will hopefully be as invaluable as Hubble was, opening our eyes to the cosmos.

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SAMPLE - The Gods Are Back In Town George Saoulidis

The gods are back in town. Skyscrapers pop out of nowhere all over Athens. Corporations rename themselves as Greek gods. It all started with the Greek crisis of 2009 and will forever change the world as we know it. Some say that CEO’s have gone mad. Others, that they know damn well what they are doing. That there is something solid amongst the myth. In the day of inter-connectivity and social media admiration, can the myths come back to life?

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SAMPLE - Loveless Ada: Swipe Left George Saoulidis

Nobody Loves Ada. Do you want to know what’s next for the virgin computer nerd? Do you wanna meet the nasty Yiayia?

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Street Shamans Sneak Peek George Saoulidis

Street Shamans Life’s a Glitch American Gods meets Deus Ex in this zany sci-fi novel. On the brink of overpopulation, a city-wide hack disables the entire infrastructure and gives ordinary people control over Pittsburgh’s electronic devices. But will they manage to survive in their drastically altered lives, when their newfound senses extend and force them to take action, when the corporation governing the city is running a covert manhunt, and their own powers kickback every time they use them? Do you want to know what’s next for the City of Bridges? Do you wanna meet the Shamans? Then read this mosaic, multi-author novel that brings humor and action in the smart cities of tomorrow.

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SAMPLE - Loveless Ada: Swipe Left George Saoulidis

Nobody Loves Ada. Do you want to know what’s next for the virgin computer nerd? Do you wanna meet the nasty Yiayia?

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A Thousand Eves George Saoulidis

Aboard a Generation Ship, Men Are Optional Y The Last Man meets Battlestar Galactica in this generation-spanning space story. When Ash returns from his scouting mission, he finds the generation fleet 60 years older and run over by women. But will he manage to deliver his precious data to the ship’s computer, when his only friends are a teenage girl and a chauvinist drone, when every woman aboard wants to kill him on sight and when the bloodthirsty leader Una wants to stop things from changing? From ScifiSelect: A bloody page-turner. Do you want to see what’s next for the Ash the Last Scout and Dot the only orphan? Do you want to meet AI Luna? Then read this multifaceted space story that challenges the very foundations of humanity.

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SAMPLE - Have You Seen My Drone? George Saoulidis

When a Cretan olive-oil tycoon suffers from ridiculous but high-tech sabotage, Deimos is called in to find the prankster. But will he succeed when the military urgently tasks him with locating a lost military drone, when the armed-to-the-teeth locals don’t want to cooperate and when other bounty-hunters are closing in to collect? Deimos is Takeshi Kovacs meets Deadpool. Seriously.

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Heartbreaker Episode 2 George Saoulidis

Wanna break up? There’s an app for that. Dexter meets Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce in this snarky black comedy that follows Eris as she toys with people’s lives. When 25 year-old Eris gets fired from her minimum-wage job, she stumbles on her friend’s startup which outsources bad news to people. But will she manage to keep her friendships intact when she finds out she’s very good at delivering breakups, when demand is really picking up and when the recipients don’t take to the news too kindly? From ScifiSelect: Eris is a riot on every page. Inspired by the Greek Goddess of discord Eris and by today’s app services obsession. Do you want to meet Eris? Do you want to see the waterworks? Then read this black comedy that will make your heart break.

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Erinyes George Saoulidis

She Wanted Thousands of Followers. Now There Is One She Can Never Shake Off. When a sheltered teenager starts noticing a hazy face following her in her photographs, she begins to investigate an urban legend. But will she uncover the truth when she gets in trouble with a technology corporation, when an enigmatic hacker starts telling her conspiracy theories and when the hazy face becomes all too real and starts chasing her non-stop? A modern retelling of Antonioni’s Blow Up haunted by It Follows, Erinyes mixes the selfie generation with sci-fi elements to uncover a conspiracy. From ScifiSelect: A new kind of nightmare to haunt your restless nights… Do you want to know what’s next for the inexperienced self-adoring Mahi? Do you wanna meet the Erinyes?

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Nanodaemons George Saoulidis

They’re Just Trying To Steer You Right. And Play Your Favourite Mp3s When an ordinary guy’s implanted devices are reset after a construction accident that costs him his arm, the daemons in charge of his electronics are just trying to do their job as usual. But will they manage to keep their user happy and alive, when every bit of info they uncover becomes another part of a mystery, when it becomes clear that someone is framing him for murder and when a corporation is sending an unusual assassin after him? Inspired by Aristophanes Clouds (Nefeles) and a little bit of “Inside Out,” this fast-paced action-thriller delivers computer jokes along with an interesting tale of redemption.

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The Girl Who Twisted Fate's Arm George Saoulidis

Biker Amazons and Celebrity Singers When the daughter of Greece’s premier singer fails to sing as expected, she finds out about a biker group of women. But will she manage to find the elusive Orosa, the bikers’ motovlogger, when all she has to go on are random street-sightings of criminal behaviour, when her family is opposed to her following this path and when her dad’s employer wants to keep her as she was for marketing purposes? Do you want to know what’s next for the voiceless Aura? Do you wanna meet the Amazons? Then read this coming of age story in a world where fate is quite literal.

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Aristotle's Recipe For Disaster George Saoulidis

Should We Become Gods, Just Because We Know How? Prodromos has a different idea about the situation in Greece. Can a piece of ancient text displace corporations and start an avalanche of change in the world? Do you want to know what’s next for the debt-ridden Greece? Do you wanna meet the real Zeus? Then read this short story that uncovers the secret origin of the God Complex Universe.

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How To 3D Print A God George Saoulidis

A Print Job Never Goes Smooth Deimos gets the score of a lifetime. Get in, 3D print the client’s secret design and get paid enough bitcoins to buy his own Greek island. But what the skata is on those designs? Will he even make it out alive? Can he protect his team? Find out on the thrilling sci-fi short story “How to 3D Print a God.” Do you want to know what’s next for the foul-mouthed big baby Deimos? Do you wanna meet the Amazons?

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Lead Greece Well Or Die Horribly George Saoulidis

Can You Survive This Much Democracy? Plato's Republic meets Person Of Interest in this corporate-owned world. Vatos has a job to do, and that job is relatively simple. He just has to keep the Prime Minister alive. But what can he do when the very system of the government is killing every Prime Minister who fails, one after another? Do you want to know what’s next for the stoic and confused Vatos? Do you wanna meet Kallipolis? Then read this short introduction to a major event in the god complex universe.

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Crying Over Spilt Light George Saoulidis

Hire A Muse, Get A Nobel Prize On the verge of abandoning his life-long project, an obsessive physicist hires the innovative service of an android Muse to help him finish his work. But when things start to go missing from his life, he must learn that not all is worth sacrificing on the altar of science before he has nothing left to live for. Do you want to know what’s next for poor-but-brilliant Yanni? Do you wanna meet the Muse? Then read this unique sci-fi thriller that toys with the very concept of inspiration.

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Heartbreaker Episode 1 George Saoulidis

Wanna break up? There’s an app for that. Dexter meets Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce in this snarky black comedy that follows Eris as she toys with people’s lives. When 25 year-old Eris gets fired from her minimum-wage job, she stumbles on her friend’s startup which outsources bad news to people. But will she manage to keep her friendships intact when she finds out she’s very good at delivering breakups, when demand is really picking up and when the recipients don’t take to the news too kindly? From ScifiSelect: Eris is a riot on every page. Inspired by the Greek Goddess of discord Eris and by today’s app services obsession. Do you want to meet Eris? Do you want to see the waterworks? Then read this black comedy that will make your heart break.

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Press Any Key To Destroy The Galaxy George Saoulidis

Iain M. Banks' Culture meets Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy in this funny romp through the cosmos. An immovable object stands in the way of the Galactic Emperor Jarrl. He has waged siege against his arch-nemesis for a thousand years, but the barrier still stands. Now, he has come up with a plan to put the immovable object's name to the test, and lay waste to his enemies. Will his plan work? Will he manage to obliterate his foes? Will he press the big red button to destroy a galaxy?

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Crying Over Spilt Light George Saoulidis

Hire A Muse, Get A Nobel Prize On the verge of abandoning his life-long project, an obsessive physicist hires the innovative service of an android Muse to help him finish his work. But when things start to go missing from his life, he must learn that not all is worth sacrificing on the altar of science before he has nothing left to live for. Do you want to know what’s next for poor-but-brilliant Yanni? Do you wanna meet the Muse? Then read this unique sci-fi thriller that toys with the very concept of inspiration.

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SAMPLE - Girl Gone Nova George Saoulidis

When an alien princess arrives, a jaded celebrity handler has to keep her happy. But will he manage to get through her visit, when catering to her spoiled needs is the only way to prevent her from exploding the Earth, when rebels are trying to assassinate her and when he starts to seriously fall in love with her?

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