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Stepping through the Fun House Mirror

Most genre fiction exists in an alternate world. Genre world-building can be largely metaphorical and extrapolative, or simply fanciful. Alternate reality is a tricky genre that borrows from our history just enough to establish the world, and then tweaks it.

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Five Stages of Grief After the Alien Invasion, by Caroline M. Yoachim [Clarkesworld Magazine]

Standard disclaimer: This post looks at the text of a short story for educational purposes, and does not shy away from spoilers. If you don’t want the story spoiled, read the story first at Clarkesworld Magazine. Five Stages of Grief

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Posted in Caroline M. Yoachim, Clarkesworld Magazine, Short Story
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