:Short Stories 2011


December 2011

“The Girl-Shaped Jar” by Camille Alexa
author: http://camillealexa.com/bibliography/short-fiction/
A woman responds to an online advertisement promising a jar to make her the exact size and shape of the perfect girl, the definitive solution to all life’s problems.
Publication: Flash Fiction Online
Genre: fantasy / Category: Flash fiction

“Down Where the Best Lilies Grow” by Camille Alexa
author: http://camillealexa.com/bibliography/short-fiction/
The bayou holds its pain and sadness for a young girl who lives in the watery lowlands with her ancient midwife mother, but also its mysteries and joys.
Publication: 10 Flash Magazine, Edited by K.C. Ball
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“A Promise Made” by Jennifer Brozek
The ghost of a Sheriff helps a fellow spectre settle the score.
Publication: Showdown at Midnight
Genre: horror / Category: Short story

“Asta’s Choice” by Jennifer Brozek
Asta is forced to make a terrible choice by the Goddess Morrigan.
Publication: Carnage & Consequences
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“Dice & Deadlines” by Jennifer Brozek
12 month series on an insider view of the RPG publishing industry.
Publication: Geeks Dream Girl
Genre: fantasy / Category: Essay

“Discordance” by Jennifer Brozek
In Valdemar a discordant note is struck as over and over, mysterious violence outbreaks on the heels of a song.
Publication: Under the Vale and Other Tales of Valdemar, Edited by Mercedes Lackey
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“Honoring the Dead” by Jennifer Brozek
War is Hell, but even in the future the dead find honor.
Publication: Night-Mantled: The Best of Wily Writers, Volume 1
Genre: science fiction / Category: Short story
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“Iron Achilles Heel” by Jennifer Brozek
A story from the Mowry Weird West universe.
Publication: The New Hero II
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“Making the Fantastic Believable” by Jennifer Brozek
An essay on making the fantastic believable in role-playing.
Publication: GOLD Guide to Competitive Gaming
Genre: non-fiction / Category: Essay

“M.O.V.E.” by Jennifer Brozek
A Military Observation Visit Experience goes awry for two young military personnel in the Kember Empire.
Publication: No Man’s Land
Genre: science fiction / Category: Short story

“The Komastu” by Jennifer Brozek
Amanda, a Nannie, is on the run from The Komatsu after it kills one of her young charges.
Publication: APEXOLOGY:SFF
Genre: science fiction / Category: Short story
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“The Making of an Anthology” by Jennifer Brozek
12 article series that explores how an anthology is constructed, edited and published.
Publication: Apex Publications
Genre: non-fiction / Category: Essay

“Trail of Breadcrumbs” by Jennifer Brozek
Trail of Breadcrumbs is a Grants Pass story.
Publication: Finding Home
Genre: science fiction / Category: Short story

“Boosting the Signal” by Lillian Cohen-Moore
publication: http://www.timidpirate.com/books-booty/growing-dread-biopunk-visions/
Tower One explains her origins and the future of the search of the missing via social media.
Publication: Growing Dread: Biopunk Visions
Genre: science fiction / Category: Short story

“I’ll Love Ya Forever, But…,” by April Grey
story: http://ericshysterics.blogspot.com/
They said it was a marriage that wouldn’t last, but she never thought it would be for all eternity.
Publication: Eric’s Hysterics, Edited by Eric Bosarge
Genre: horror / Category: Short story

“Comfort Zone,” by Pauline Baird Jones
author: http://www.paulinebjones.com/anthologies.html
Marrying a man she’d met once was a bad idea. When the guy was ET it was insane—even if they were anatomically compatible. He and his world weren’t just outside her comfort zone, they were outside her comfort universe.
Publication: Romance of My Dreams, Vol 2, Edited by Lisa Smith
Genre: science fiction / Category: Short story

“Steam Time,” by Pauline Baird Jones
author: http://www.paulinebjones.com/anthologies.html
The man formerly known as Tobias Smith hadn’t planned to ride along with Dr. Everly and his Medicine Show. Grifters gave him a pain their elixirs couldn’t heal. But he was headed to Marfa, too. And Everly’s “son” turned out to be a really fine looking damsel…
Publication: Dreamspell Steampunk, Vol 1, Edited by Lisa Smith
Genre: science fiction / Category: Short story

“It’s a Curse: Drunk on the Moon, Book 7,” by K.A. Laity
publication: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006HHIO8K
Roman Dalton’s woken up in the wrong place again, but he can’t blame it on the moon this time. Finding himself between two lovely women, IT’S A CURSE.
Publication: Drunk on the Moon, Edited by Giovanni Gelati
Genre: horror / Category: Short story

“The Egyptian Cat,” by Catherine Lundoff
publication: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1590213963
Magic, mayhem, Lovecraft and cat horror anthologies send book editor Erica on a wild ride to find true love and adventure.
Publication: Heiresses of Russ 2011: The Year’s Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction, Edited by JoSelle Vanderhooft and Steve Berman
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story
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“A Thousand Wings of Luck,” by Jessica Reisman
publication: http://crossedgenres.com/titles/subversion/
The luck moths come once a year.
Publication: Subversion, Science Fiction and Fantasy tales of Subverting the Norm
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“The Bottom Garden,” by Jessica Reisman
publication: http://www.amazon.com/Postscripts-26-27-Unfit-For-Eden/dp/1848632991
Sometimes the wood appears at the edge of the bottom garden.
Publication: Post Scripts 26/27 – Unfit for Eden
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

November 2011

“Purgatory,” by Danielle Ackley-McPhail
Life is hell when you’re damned.
Publication: Hellfire Lounge 2, Edited by R. Allen Leider, November 2011
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story
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“Mad Magic,” by Margaret L. Carter
publication: http://www.mzbworks.com/S26.htm
A thief is sent to rescue a young woman from her greedy relatives so she can become a wizard’s apprentice. But she won’t leave without her rather unusual cat.
Publication: Sword and Sorceress XXVI, Edited by Elisabeth Waters, November 2011
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“Conventions, Sanity and Survival,” by Lillian Cohen-Moore
essay: http://www.anotherpassion.com/2011/editorial/conventions-sanity-and-survival/
The quick and dirty guide to surviving conventions without losing your sanity.
Publication: Another Passion
Genre: non-fiction / Category: Essay

“Smoke and Whiskey,” by Lillian Cohen-Moore
story: http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/weekend/2011/1126/1224308150720.html
Grandma McMullen reveals a horrible secret with supernatural consequences to her youngest grandchild.
Publication: The Irish Times
Genre: horror / Category: Short story

“The Bamboo Garden,” by Clare L. Deming
publication: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0062EYT82
Kiau discovers a magical garden that harbors a secret curse. When this garden traps the heir to the throne, can Kiau figure out how to lead the boy free?
Publication: Stupefying Stories, Edited by Bruce Bethke
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“Todd Nathaniel’s Last Case,” by April Grey
other: www.amazon.com/author/aprilgrey
An ailing author’s late night encounter with an important character from her earliest novels may be her salvation.
Publication: Ephemera, Edited by Angela Charmaine Craig
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“Mandrake & Magpies,” by K.A. Laity
publication: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0069D2C7Q
Sample noir around the world, including my story set in the surprising dark side of picturesque Galway.
Publication: Dark Pages: International Noir, Edited by Giovanni Gelati
Genre: horror / Category: Short story

“Woman on the Dock,” by Trudy Myers
publication: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/108681
An Atlan looks for clues that other Atlans had survived the catastrophe that destroyed their original home, although she had lost hope. Then she finds The Woman on the Dock.
Publication: MoonPhaze Publishing
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

October 2011

“Scarabs From Afar,” by Jennifer Brozek
Emily is the ring-leader of a team of thieves working the trains in the West, and gets more than she bargained for in what should have been a routine job.
Publication: Science Fiction Trails
Genre: horror / Category: Short story

“The Priest, the Man, the Gun,” by Jennifer Brozek
The origin story of the weird west Mowry series.
Publication: Tales of the Talisman
Genre: horror / Category: Short story

“Benson Hut Ghost,” by Ann Gimpel
publication: http://www.amazon.com/America-Horrific-Anthology-Ron-Boyer/dp/1466405422
An empty stretch of highway. A freak electrical storm. A bus full of strangers. And a mysterious bus driver with a rather peculiar agenda. America the Horrific: An Anthology of Horror presents eleven tales of terror in the tradition of classic storytelling.
Publication: America the Horrific, Edited by Julie Ann Dawson
Genre: horror / Category: Short story

“Through a Glass Darkly,” by Ann Gimpel
publication: http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/99054
The ideal dark story is one you read with all the lights on, glancing over your shoulder frequently, just in case…
Publication: Cover of Darkness, Edited by Tyree Campbell
Genre: horror / Category: Short story

“World-building: Bringing the Impossible to Life,” by Rae Lori
author: http://raelori.com/guidetowritingparanormal.html
Friendly. Useful. Current. Written by a collection of well-known authors for new authors. This guide will provide a solid path to completing that first novel by offering detailed help and reference material to get you writing.
Publication: Dragon Moon Press, Edited by Kim Richards
Genre: non-fiction / Category: Essay

“La Divina Commedia,” by Katherine Mankiller
story: http://www.chizine.com/la_divina_commedia.htm
Last time this happened, I was Orpheus.
Publication: ChiZine, Edited by Brett Alexander Savory
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“All Things Are Full of Gods,” by Corie Ralston
story: http://scapezine.com/2011/issue-2/all-things-are-full-of-gods/
“I think I’m the reason Mom and Dad argue all the time now. Maybe that’s also why we came to Tibet. That, and the aliens.”
Publication: scapezine.com, Edited by Peta Freestone
Genre: science fiction / Category: Short story

September 2011

“A Hard, Honest Look at Critiquing,” by Danielle Ackley-McPhail
The value and protocols of critiquing the work of other, as well as accepting critiques constructively.
Publication: The Complete Guide to Writing Paranormal Volume One, Edited by Kim Richards, September 2011
Genre: non-fiction / Category: Essay

“A Map to the Charted Unknown: An Author’s Look at ESP,” by Danielle Ackley-McPhail
An indepth look at mental abilities as applied to paranormal fiction.
Publication: The Complete Guide to Writing Paranormal Volume One, Edited by Kim Richards, September 2011
Genre: non-fiction / Category: Essay

“Travellin’ Show,” by Danielle Ackley-McPhail
When gypsies take to the spaceways villians beware.
Publication: Space Tramps, Edited by Jennifer Brozek, September 2011
Genre: science fiction / Category: Short story

“Zinn Mensch,” by Danielle Ackley-McPhail
publication: http://www.talesofthetalisman.com
The crew of the Mortimer discover horrors on an isolated outpost.
Publication: Tales of the Talisman Magazine, Edited by David Lee Summers, September 2011
Genre: science fiction / Category: Short story

“And All Its Truths,” by Camille Alexa
publication: http://www.amazon.com/Subversion-Science-Fiction-Fantasy-challenging/dp/0615533299/
Science Fiction & Fantasy tales of challenging the norm.
Publication: SUBVERSION anthology, Edited by Bart Leib, September 2011
Genre: science fiction / Category: Short story

“Henkie’s Fiddle,” by Vonnie Winslow Crist
author: http://vonniewinslowcrist.com
By order of the town fathers, graveyard caretaker, Duffy, cuts down Witchman’s Oak. His worse fears manifest themselves as Henkie Trow & Spooty, his faithful buggane, burst from their burial plot.
Publication: Potter’s Field 4, Edited by Gregory Miller & Katie Hartlove, September 2011
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“Visitations,” by Elissa Malcohn
publication: http://www.amazon.com/dp/0981964338
Three Halloweens blur the distinctions between life and death, present and past, and alternate realities for two sisters growing up in different timelines.
Publication: Jack-o’-Spec: Tales of Halloween and Fantasy, Edited by Karen A. Romanko, September 2011
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“Essie,” by Suzanne Reynolds-Alpert
story: http://lunastationquarterly.com/issue007
“Essie,” a humanoid robot, discovers a dark secret that has been kept by the robotic overlord of Essie’s home mining colony.
Publication: Luna Station Quarterly
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

August 2011

“Surviving Creative Romance,” by Lillian Cohen-Moore
essay: http://www.anotherpassion.com/2011/editorial/surviving-creative-romance/
The survival guide to surviving romance as creative professionals.
Publication: Another Passion
Genre: non-fiction / Category: Essay

“Blood of the Swan,” by Vonnie Winslow Crist
author: http://vonniewinslowcrist.com
Sent by his village to find a healer, Jorund breaks a taboo & shoots a swan who transforms into a woman. Now, he must finish his quest & pay a blood debt.
Publication: While the Morning Stars Sing, Edited by Lyndon Perry, August 2011
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“Pacific,” by Vonnie Winslow Crist
publication: www.samsdotpublishing.com
When she dives into the Pacific to rescue a drowning child, will a ningyo return to her land-bound family or give in to her sea blood?
Publication: Shelter of Daylight, Edited by Tyree Campbell & Herika Raymer
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“Wolf Howl,” by Laura K. Deal
publication: http://www.amazon.com/WolfSongs-Volume-2-ebook/dp/B005HISYYO
The white wolf leads Len to a woman immobilized by pain. He’s eager to help with his healing gift, but when his healing for her goes terribly wrong, Len is forced to confront the true purpose of his calling.
Publication: Wolfsongs – Volume 2, Edited by M.H. Bonham, August 2011
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“At Mother Laurie’s House of Bliss,” by Catherine Lundoff
publication: http://www.harphaven.net/LOTTPAGE.htm
Fifteen tales of women and men who offer pleasure, comfort, companionship — and other things not so easily defined — for a price. Stories that span time, space, and genre. Introduction by Elizabeth Moon.
Publication: Ladies of Tradetown, Edited by Lee Martindale
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“Silver Moon,” by Catherine Lundoff
publication: http://www.zumayapublications.com/boundless.php
A menopausal woman’s world turns inside out when she realizes her attractive neighbor, and all the women “of a certain age” in her town, are werewolves.
Publication: Bitten by Moonlight, Edited by JoSelle Vanderhooft
Genre: fantasy / Category: Novella

July 2011

“Down Where the Best Lilies Grow,” by Camille Alexa
story: http://www.10flashmagazine.com/10flash-fantasy/down-where-the-best-lilies-grow/
There the small lilies push up, tiny stars tossed against green and black, blossoming like white prayers to hazy dappled cloudshine, offering themselves like virgins opening legs after wedding vows…
Publication: 10 Flash Magazine, Edited by K.C. Ball, July 2011
Genre: fantasy / Category: Flash fiction

“The Morningstar Device,” by Lillian Cohen-Moore
story: http://www.whitecatpublications.com/?page_id=543
Natalie DuPont is abducted by a mathematics genius and her criminal mentor, as the develop an invention capable of more harm than good.
Publication: White Cat Magazine
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“Fairies, Magic & Monsters,” by Vonnie Winslow Crist
publication: www.littlepatuxentreview.org
An excerpt: “Fairies, magic, and even monsters will continue to be threads running thought the human tapestry, because they offer us hope and bring order to chaos.”
Publication: Little Patuxent Review, Edited by Laura Shovan
Genre: non-fiction / Category: Essay

“Dracula X,” by K.A. Laity
essay: http://www.defenestrationmag.net/2011/07/”review-dracula-x”-by-k-a-laity/
A humourous take on the venerable vamp.
Publication: Defenestration Magazine
Genre: horror / Category: Essay

“Flowertongue,” by Jessica Reisman
publication: http://redpennypapers.com/fiction/quarterly/vol-i-issue-4-summer-2011/
Orchids propogate in many ways. Tale of an orchid hunter.
Publication: Red Penny Papers
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story
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“Fissures,” by Shauna Roberts
story: http://www.10flashmagazine.com/10flash-science-fiction/fissures/
A geologist’s earthquake prediction fractures her family and her work relationships.
Publication: 10Flash Quarterly
Genre: science fiction / Category: Flash fiction

June 2011

“Quick Tips on Finding an Editor,” by Lillian Cohen-Moore
essay: http://www.inkpunks.com/2011/06/07/guest-post-quick-tips-on-finding-an-editor-by-lillian-cohen-moore/
A basic primer on finding an editor (and what kind!) for authors.
Publication: InkPunks
Genre: non-fiction / Category: Essay

“A Touch of Ginger,” by Melanie Ann Fletcher
publication: http://www.harphaven.net/LOTTPAGE.htm
PCID Special Agent Stephanie Marcott and LVMPD Lieutenant Joe Doyle investigate a mysterious death associated with a time-traveling bordello and its beautiful madam. A Paratime Criminal Investigation Division short story.
Publication: The Ladies of Trade Town, Edited by Lee Martindale
Genre: science fiction / Category: Short story

“The Wyandotte Haunting,” by K.A. Laity
publication: http://www.pillhillpress.com/shoppe-anthologies.html
A most unusual haunting.
Publication: There Was a Crooked House, Edited by Jessy Marie Roberts, June 2011
Genre: horror / Category: Short story

“Mimicry,” by Maggie Slater
publication: http://www.leadingedgemagazine.com/IssuePages/Issue61.html
Fen knows being frightened of a mechanical servant is silly, but when the one her father modeled in her image begins acting strange, there may be good reason to worry.
Publication: Leading Edge #61
Genre: fantasy / Category: Novelette

May 2011

“Ghosts on the Battlefield,” by Danielle Ackley-McPhail
publication: http://defendingthefuture.com/DTF4-NoMansLand.htm
Scarlet Jay and the Morrigans bring it to the enemy in atmo or space.
Publication: No Man’s Land (Defending the Future Book 4), Edited by Mike McPhail, May 2011
Genre: science fiction / Category: Short story

“The Girl-Shaped Jar,” by Camille Alexa
story: http://www.flashfictiononline.com/f20110501-girl-shaped-jar-camille-alexa.html
“Good job, yes. Job well done. Happiness will now find Sammi, now stick to her forever like toilet paper to the heel of her shoe…”
Publication: Flash Fiction Online, Edited by Jake Freivald, May 2011
Genre: fantasy / Category: Flash fiction

“Zombie Love Song,” by Jennifer Allis Provost
author: http://jenniferallisprovost.com
Zombie Love Song follows Jesse and Mena. Seperated during an outbreak of government-made zombies, they let nothing keep them apart – not even death.
Publication: Hell Hath No Fury, Edited by TW Brown, May 2011
Genre: horror / Category: Short story

“Come Like a Tailor,” by Kimberley Long-Ewing
publication: http://www.defendingthefuture.com/DTF4-NoMansLand.htm
Capt Deol races to find out why members of her unit – the Rani of Jhansi Regiment – are turning into violent murderers. Is it due to their genetic alterations, a retro-virus developed by their enemies, or is it post-traumatic stress disorder?
Publication: Defenders of the Future : No Man’s Land, Edited by Mike McPhail, May 2011
Genre: science fiction / Category: Short story

“The Wizard’s Hat,” by Kathryn Sullivan
story: http://www.sorceroussignals.com/WizardsHat.html
The robbers wanted his gold, but all he had was a hat.
Publication: Sorcerous Signals, Edited by Carol Hightshoe, May 2011
Genre: fantasy / Category: Flash
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April 2011

“Things From Things,” by Camille Alexa
publication: http://www.amazon.com/Fearology-Terrifying-Phobias-Bill-Tucker/dp/1453765816/
Camille Alexa’s ‘Things from Things': A cringing look at a germ-a-phobe through the eyes of his wife…
Publication: Fearology Anthology, Edited by Bill Tucker, April 2011
Genre: horror / Category: Short story

“Alderwood and Old Lace,” by Jaleta Clegg
other: http://www.pillhillpress.com/shoppe-anthologies.html
Rose Hunter never thought the vampires would track her down, not after twenty years of retirement. (scroll down to find Leather, Denim, & Silver anthology).
Publication: Leather, Denim, & Silver: Legends of the Monster Hunter Anthology, Edited by Miles Boothe, April 2011
Genre: horror / Category: Short story

“Hatzilu,” by Lillian Cohen-Moore
story: http://www.edgeofpropinquity.net/library.asp?id=348
Johanna, mourning grandmother and home to visit relatives, makes startling and unintended discoveries about her family and herself.
Publication: The Edge of Propinquity, Edited by Jennifer Brozek, April 2011
Genre: horror / Category: Short story

March 2011

“Birdling,” by Vonnie Winslow Crist
author: http://www.vonniewinslowcrist.com
Cora finds an orphaned baby bird on the ground. She takes care of the birdling, but is unable to teach it the ways of the wild. Then, Acorn Cap Brown Man steps in to help…
Publication: Faerie Magazine, Edited by Kim Cross, March 2011
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“Forensix,” by Kimberley Long-Ewing
story: https://sites.google.com/a/newmyths.com/nmwebsite/fiction/foresnix
Detective Forensix solves crime in The City, home of the Urban Fey. An art fey has been murdered. His death could spark a war between the Uptown and Downtown factions. Aside from an art critic, she isn’t sure who else would want to harm the little paintbrush pixie.
Publication: New Myths, Edited by Scott T. Barnes, March 2011
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“Windows and Gateways,” by Barbara L.W. Myers
publication: http://www.thefirstline.com
Sam was a loyal employee. She felt extreme pride about her success in her career. Being good at her job gave her a sense of purpose, and Sam desperately needed to feel purposeful.
Publication: The First Line, Edited by David LaBounty, Spring 2011
Genre: science fiction / Category: Short story

“A Shepherd of the Valley,” by Maggie Slater
publication: http://thezombiefeed.biz/tzf-store/the-zombie-feed-vol-i/
James Shepherd had made a decent life for himself among the undead after civilization crumbles, but the appearance of familiar stranger reintroduces him to the shadows of his past.
Publication: The Zombie Feed Anthology Vol. 1, Edited by Jason Sizemore, March 2011
Genre: horror / Category: Short story

February 2011

“Though Smoke Shall Hide the Sun,” by Brit Mandelo
story: http://www.tor.com/stories/2011/02/though-smoke-shall-hide-the-sun
Urban fantasy; about a vampire who wants to join the army – sort of – and a young man who needs rescuing.
Publication: Tor.com, Edited by Megan Messinger, February 2011
Genre: fantasy / Category: Novelette

January 2011

“The Writer’s Toolbox: Closing the Conversation,” by Danielle Ackley-McPhail
publication: http://www.allegoryezine.com
The final installment in Danielle Ackley-McPhail’s three-part article on writing dialogue.
Publication: Allegory Magazine, Edited by Ty Draco, January 2011
Genre: non-fiction / Category: Essay

“True Colors (An Alliance Archives Adventure),” by Danielle Ackley-McPhail
publication: http://defendingthefuture.com/DTF3-ByOtherMeans.htm
Kat Alexander and Daire’s Devils discover a traitor in their midst and it will take all their combat readiness to get their commander back.
Publication: By Other Means (Defending the Future Book 3), Edited by Mike McPhail, January 2011
Genre: science fiction / Category: Short story

“Over a Narrow Sea,” by Camille Alexa
story: http://www.beneath-ceaseless-skies.com/stories/over-a-narrow-sea-by-camille-alexa/
A desperate princess bargains with a sea witch for the life of her only friend, in the process uncovering a secret capable of destroying – or uniting – two warring kingdoms.
Publication: Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Edited by Scott H. Andrews, January 2011
Genre: fantasy / Category: Short story

“Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise,” by Sue Burke
publication: http://ttapress.com/1006/interzone-232-jan-feb-out-now/
An American university student comes to Spain on a study abroad project, and her computer-program assistant will do anything to make the visit a success.
Publication: Interzone, Edited by Andy Cox, January/February 2011
Genre: science fiction / Category: Novelette

“Mother Mine,” by April Grey
story: http://darkvalentine.net/index.php/2011/01/m-is-for-monday-and-also-mother-mine/
She’d moved six times in four months, and still her mother found her. A mother’s love is all knowing and all powerful, and she will get you.
Publication: Dark Valentine (online), Edited by Katherine Tomlinson, January 2011
Genre: horror / Category: Flash fiction