Alena Flick is a recent graduate of the University of Central Florida’s Creative Writing program and a two-time attendee of the Alpha Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Workshop for Young Writers. She spends a lot of time thinking about stories and has been known occasionally to write some of them down.
Corey slipped his hand into the puppet’s back, like he had done many times with the doctor who made him talk about Michael and bathtubs and redness. His breath and stomach squeezed whenever he reached into dark, invisible places.
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