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Mechanical by Liam Hogan

Monday Jun 19, 2017

Monday Jun 19, 2017

Tonight, a young chess whiz is recruited to play a most curious role.  This story  was previously published by WItty Bard Publishing, in a Steampunk anthology, "Of Airships and Automatons". 
Author Liam Hogan is a London based writer and host of the award winning monthly literary event, Liars' League.
He was a finalist in Sci-Fest LA's Roswell Award 2015 (losing out to "Grandma's sex robot") and has had work published at DailyScienceFiction and in Sci-Phi Journal.  Find him online at   Twitter: @LiamJHogan
Narrator Jema Hewitt is a designer and performer living and working among the beautiful hills of Derbyshire UK with a menagerie of small fluffy friends.
As her steampunk alter ego Emilly Ladybird she has also written several craft books and regularly lectures on costume in the UK and the US.
You can enjoy her work at and
Theme song: Ashes Ashes by DeVM (congratulations on the new album!)
Ogoode's chorus: Walking Along by Kevin MacLeod
Story music is in the public domain.

Friday Jun 02, 2017

Tonight, it's a fabulous furry double feature, featuring animals acting like humans, humans acting like animals, and maybe, just maybe, exactly what you think it's going to be. 
Author Barbara A. Barnett is a writer, musician, orchestra librarian, Odyssey Writing Workshop alum, coffee addict, wine lover, and all-around geek. Her short fiction has appeared in publications such as Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Intergalactic Medicine Show, Shimmer, Daily Science Fiction, and Flash Fiction Online. Barbara lurks about the Philadelphia area and can be found online at
Narrator Tepic Harlequin is an urchin who lives in the city of New Babbage, he is eight, going on ancient.
Author Diego Reymondez has made an appearance in Cleaver Magazine and has a forthcoming publication in Inwood, Indiana. Recently he’s left the states and is now in Spain working as an explorer in his food forest. When the crickets come out (or the mid-afternoon heat) and planting gets difficult, he writes.   
Narrator Byron is a disembodied voice living in a genuine reproduction Ming Dynasty vase in the foyer of the Gallery. You’ll notice it on your way out, there by the door.

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