Episode 119: Pictures in Crayon by Elizabeth Shack

Read by Tina Connolly

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Show Notes

Today we present Elizabeth Shack’s story, Pictures in Crayon. Elizabeth lives in central Illinois and has worked as a software copywriter, a newspaper reporter, and a tour guide at a NASA visitor center. Her work has been published in Daily Science Fiction and other magazines. She is a member of SFWA and attended the Science Fiction & Fantasy Novel Writers Workshop at the University of Kansas. When not writing, she wages war on the squirrels who steal her tomatoes.

You can learn more at her website, http://elizabethshack.com

Your narrator is the fantastic Tina Connolly. Tina lives with her family in Portland, Oregon. Her stories have appeared in Lightspeed, Tor.com, Strange Horizons, and Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Her first fantasy novel, IRONSKIN (Tor 2012), was nominated for a Nebula, and the sequel COPPERHEAD is now out. She narrates for Podcastle and Beneath Ceaseless Skies, runs the Parsec-winning flash fiction podcast Toasted Cake, and her website is tinaconnolly.com.

Theme music is “Appeal To Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available at MusicAlley.com.

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