K.C. Ball is a one-time news reporter, media relations coordinator, property manager, mail carrier, postal supervisor, corrections officer, and improvisational comic who lives in Seattle. She has sold almost fifty short stories, to various print and online magazines including Analog, Lightspeed, Flash Fiction Online, and Murky Depths. Her novel Lifting Up Veronica was published in January 2012 by Every Day Publishers as an online serial, and her first short-story collection, Snapshots from a Black Hole & Other Oddities, was published in January 2012 by Hydra House Books.
Her father’s great dynasty, sacred to Amun and guided by the hand of the gods, stood shakily on those scrawny legs.
This body is tired and hungry. But the beating of a strange heart keeps me awake.