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Me Time by Jaslyn Heaphy
 Every year I hear Twenty Two admit she was too scared to come out in her 21st birthday party speech like planned.

Every year I hear Twenty Two admit she was too scared to come out in her 21st birthday party speech like planned.

Jaslyn Heaphy is a queer femme from New Zealand. She is co-host of High Expectations Podcast, which about relationships, pop culture, friendship, films, books, sex positivity, music, and whatever they feel like talking about!. She is also a standup comedian, pun battle champion, zine maker, and a bullet journal enthusiast.When she’s not being creative she can be found on a bicycle or enjoying pizza.  She has always had a fascination with time travel, space travel, and parallel universes. Any time they combine with her other love of cheesy rom coms, she is happy.
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A Last Dance by Fanni Sütő
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Fanni Sütő writes poetry, short stories and a growing number of novels-in-progress. She publishes in English and Hungarian and finds inspiration in reading, paintings and music. She writes about everything which comes in her way or goes bump in the night. She tries to find the magical in the everyday and likes to spy on the secret life of cities and their inhabitants.

Previous publications include: The Casket of Fictional Delights, Tincture Journal, Enchanted Conversation. Fundead Publications.S3.1 A Last Dance
Twitter: @Fanni_Pumpkin

Gossamer by Erin Casey

Erin graduated from Cornell College in 2009 with degrees in English and Secondary Education. She decided to expand upon her teaching knowledge by leading writing sessions for The Writers' Rooms (TWR). This is a literary organization that strives to encourage and foster community-based knowledge to help lead literary sessions and provide a safe, positive writing environment. She is currently one of the co-directors of the organization as well as the Communications and Student Relationships Manager of The Iowa Writers’ House, the parent organization of TWR that helps writers on their craft, career, and community. She attended the Denver Publishing Institute in 2009 and has been a recruiter ever since.

When not volunteering and working, she's writing her LGBT YA fantasy story, as well as a mix of medieval fantasy and urban fantasy books. She recently started marketing an urban fantasy novella that she will be releasing on patreon in 2018.
Check out more from Erin on Facebook, Patreon, Twitter, The Writers' Rooms, The Iowa Writers' House

Memories to Come by Paul Alex Gray
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 Memories to Come was first published in Nature Futures

Paul Alex Gray enjoys writing linear and interactive fiction that cuts a jagged line to a magical real world. His work has been published in Nature Futures, McSweeney's, 365 Tomorrows and others. Paul grew up by the beaches of Australia, then traveled the world and now lives in Canada with his wife and two children. Over the years, Paul has been a startup founder, game designer and mentor to technology entrepreneurs. Chat with him on Twitter @paulalexgray
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Between the Particles by JW Troemner
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Read Between the Particles

Would you change the laws of time and space for someone you love?

JW Troemner was born in Germany and emigrated to the United States. Since then, she's spent most of her life orbiting around Indianapolis, where she can be often found gazing longingly at caverns and abandoned buildings. Her works include the Urban Dragon series, and more recently, a love letter to fairy tales by the name of Tatter and Shine.

Read more from JW Troemner
Twitter: @jwtroemner

When Wind Catches by Tori V. Rainn
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Tori V. Rainn resides in Texas where she collects knives, or anything sharp, and pretends to be a ninja. She's a music junkie, loves video games, a member of ACFW, and popcorn addict. She’s currently editing a completed fantasy that she’s darn proud of, well, at least until she goes back and rereads it. Other ongoing projects include yet another fantasy, a paranormal novella boiling hot under her fingers, and various short stories.

Tori writes YA fantasy, horror, sci-fi, paranormal, and speculative, and is always open to branching out to different types of stories, where ever the wind takes her. She has been on this amusing writing journey for nearly seven years, leading to two publications, a children’s story, “The Unseen” featured in The Caterpillar Magazine, and a small story won in a contest, "Pheoclex".



In Love is Courage by Stacy Bennett
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Stacy Bennett grew up on the East Coast always knowing she was the ugly duckling in the flock of engineers she called a family. But never did she imagine she'd end up writing fiction. When she wrote her first full story, she thought she only had one story to tell. She soon realized that the rabbit hole ran much deeper. Now she writes everything from flash fiction to full-length titles in the genres of fantasy, paranormal and science fiction. Who knows maybe there's a romance in there, too. This piece was written in tribute to the passing of her mother, her father having crossed over years before. Theirs was the love of a lifetime.

Read more on Stacy's website




Daughter of the Sea by George Nikolopoulos
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George Nikolopoulos is a speculative fiction writer and poet from Athens, Greece and a member of Codex Writers' Group. His short stories have been published in Galaxy's Edge, Best Vegan SFF 2016, Grievous Angel, and many other magazines and anthologies in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. When not writing he is, among other occupations, a father, a husband, a reader, an actor and an engineer.

Summer Days, Winter Nights

George Nikolopoulos

Letting Go by Alex Shvartsman
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Letting Go originally appeared in Daily Science Fiction

Alex Shvartsman is a writer, translator and game designer from Brooklyn, NY. Over 90 of his short stories have appeared in Nature, Galaxy's Edge, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and many other magazines and anthologies. He won the 2014 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction and was a two-time finalist for the Canopus Award for Excellence in Interstellar Fiction (2015 and 2017). He is the editor of the Unidentified Funny Objects annual anthology series of humorous SF/F.

His collection, Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma and Other Stories and his steampunk humor novella H. G. Wells, Secret Agent were both published in 2015. His website is

To the Moon and Beyond by Fanni Sütő
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Fanni Sütő is a writer in her mid-twenties. She writes in Hungarian and English; poems, flash fiction and countless unfinished novels. She tries to find the magical in the everyday and likes to spy on the secret life of cities and their inhabitants.

Read more from Fanni on her blog Ink Maps and Macarons or follow her on Instagram and Twitter @Fanni_Pumpkin.