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Allie Berg

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I hate talking about myself in the third person. It makes me feel crazier than I already am; so, the rest of this is in the first person.

I live in Boulder, Colorado, in a house called Looking Glass Keep with fellow author Lily Edwards, and write in a basement known as the Wonderland Scriptorium. Currently, the Keep is under siege by 6 squirrels — Rocky, Natasha, Boris, Lucifer, Radar, Rosie, and a tiny mouse named Grover. I write about the women I’d love to be, the men I’d want to do, and the worlds I wish I could see. Who tops, who bottoms, who with, how many, and what kind depends entirely on the story, but I love Alpha females, Alpha males, relationships that heal, heroine-driven fiction and helping readers get their heart ons.

Two ambiguously gendered/sexed punks in pale pinky-beige and charcoal with mohawks face each other, nose to nose. They share what appears to be a cigarette or joint between their mouths and a lighter patch of smoke that simulates the twirl of a dancer rises between their heads. Barely visible in red-black against a red-black ground, the right hand figure's arm is bent up, her (because earrings and fingernail polish suggest a she) hand cradles 'his' face visually separating his darkened eyes from the tribal tattoo partially visible on his neck. Taken as a whole, the image is suggestive of a cracked but not broken heart.

“Ballroom Blitz” by Veronica Schanoes. Art by Anna and Elena Balbusso.

And the girl in the corner said boy I want to warn you It’ll turn into a ballroom blitz. – The Sweet, “The Ballroom Blitz

This story‘s harder than “Burning Girls” also by Veronica Schanoes. Harder in that its words are sharper, uglier, darker, but also because it’s more honest, which makes it harder to process. “Burning...

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