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Sep 17, 2017

EveryChild To A Good Home Should Go by Karlo Yeager Rodriguez.  Read by Tina Connolly.  Featuring an afterword by Karlo Yeager Rodriguez.  #fantasy #tropes #orphans #chosenone #fairygodmother #flashfiction #flashfictionmonth


"So, you wished for a child," I said to open up the conversation.  They traded glances before Mr. Bumpkin ventured a nod.

"That would be right, Mizz--" He squinted at my nameplate.

"Merriweather," I said.  "Comma Flavia J.  At your service."


Karlo Yeager Rodriguez is originally from the enchanted island of Puerto Rico, but now lives in Baltimore.  He has long since put up his wand, and only works his magic on issues of accessibility at the Ministry of Magic.  The taste of gruel has grown on him, honest!  Find him online at  and on Twitter @kjy1066.

Tina Connolly is the author of the Ironskin and Seriously Wicked series, and the collection On The Eyeball Floor and Other Stories.  Her books have been finalists for the Nebula, Norton, and World Fantasy awards.  She co-hosts Escape Pod, runs Toasted Cake, and you can find her at


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