Short-short stories and flash fiction are particularly good vehicles for exploring a specific facet of the human condition. For example, a father-child relationship. There are many stories that examine it in different ways. Some with optimism, some not; but each adds to the conversation.
In honor of father's day, here are several science fiction and fantasy stories that are present very different takes on this subject:
Perspective by Jake Kerr - Fireside Magazine
To My Father by David G. Blake - The Journal of Nature
Watermark by Michael Greenhut - Fantasy Magazine
and a couple by the Write1Sub1 moderators:
Soulless in His Sight by Milo James Fowler - Shimmer
Things We Leave Behind by Alex Shvartsman - Daily Science Fiction
How would you approach writing a father's day story? Are there others you've read that stuck with you, and why? Let us know in the comments.