My story “Copy Machine” is now available in the June issue of Flash Fiction Online.
And there’s art! I think that’s the first time someone has done art for one of my stories. Author achievement unlocked!
I’m quite happy with this story. I had just finished reading the excellent “If You Were a Dinosaur, My Love” (which has since won a Nebula) and I thought, “Why don’t stories like this ever have a happy ending?” So I sat down and wrote this in a sitting, and I’m very happy with how it came out. It doesn’t bear much resemblance to the inspiration, other than the 2nd person.
I encourage you to go take a look, however, be aware: in Flash Fiction Online land, stories look back at you!
4 thoughts on ““Copy Machine” live at Flash Fiction Online”
I just read your story ‘Copy Machine’ at FFO and wanted to congratulate you. Sure, I enjoyed it and thanks for the experience but more important is how and why it works as a story. You write quality, dude. Smart, edgy, wry, sly, funny and forscrumicktenating. I couldn’t do it better!
Keep writing and for God’s sake, keep cooking broccoli.
Green (like some other-planetary species) with envy…I remain
Prostate (no, wait, that’s a gland)–PROSTRATE in your presence; seared by your flammiform aureole.
Thanks for stopping by, and thanks for your kind words.
Love the story. Very entertaining indeed!
Thanks Katie! Glad you liked it.