Thea Hutcheson--Her work "is sensual, fertile, with seed quickening on every page. Well done..." said Lois Tilton of Locus Magazine. It has appeared in Hot Blood XI, Fatal Attractions, where "Not a Meat Puppet, a Magic Puppet", garnered an Honorable Mention in The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: 17th Annual Collection; Baen's Universe Issue 4, Vol. 1, reprinted in The Best of Jim Baen's Universe; The Enchanted Conversation; Realms of Fantasy's 100th issue; and Fiction River's Recycled Pulp, Haunted, and Humans Not Allowed anthologies. She won Apex Magazine's 2013 Merry Christmas Flash Fiction Contest.