Kirsten M. Corby

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A writer is all I ever wanted to be. I “wrote” my first story before I could actually read, or write. I dictated it to my mom, and she wrote it down. She then folded the sheet of paper into a little quattro, and I illustrated it. She still has it.

I sold my first short story shortly after I got out of college. I wrote off and on, but sadly I lost most of those early efforts to Hurricane Katrina. My journals, too. I hadn’t wanted to believe it would be that bad. Well, Hemingway also lost all his early stories in a suitcase lost at a train station, and ultimately he felt having to start over again made him a better writer.

After a long hiatus post-Katrina and graduate school I have started writing again. I write science fiction and fantasy.

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Dungeons & Dreaming

Dreamed I was playing D&D again.  It wants to come back into my life.


My brother’s character, who was a bard of some type, had an actual animated, talking pile of garbage as some sort of familiar.


My character, who was a ranger veteran just back from the wars, said, “What the hell is this?”


Pete sniffed, “It’s a perfectly common magical construct.”


I said, “It’s a talking pile of garbage!”


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