"Emily's Fifth Birthday" & "Alternative Medicine"

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by Kater Cheek
     
 

Two literary science fiction short stories about women making difficult life choices.

What if you could keep your children from getting any older? Would you let them age naturally, or keep them little forever? "Emily's Fifth Birthday" explores this idea.

In a world where health is for sale, what lengths will people go to buy it? How much (or

Overview

Two literary science fiction short stories about women making difficult life choices.

What if you could keep your children from getting any older? Would you let them age naturally, or keep them little forever? "Emily's Fifth Birthday" explores this idea.

In a world where health is for sale, what lengths will people go to buy it? How much (or how little) proof do people need that it works? "Alternative Medicine" introduces a medicine that is deadly--at least for some.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011305726
Publisher:
Kater Cheek
Publication date:
05/14/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
117 KB

Meet the Author

Kater Cheek is a graduate of Clarion San Diego, class of 2007.Kater has sold work to Weird Tales, and Fantasy Magazine among others. Her short story “Voice Like a Cello” was chosen for the Locus Recommended Reading list for 2009. She has contributions in The Living Dead and Last Drink Bird Head.Kater is also an artist with more than twenty years of experience, primarily in sculptural and utilitarian art. When not writing, she throws pots, binds books, and plays with molten glass. She has folk danced professionally, taught English in Japan for two years, and spent five months backpacking alone through Europe. She has learned six languages and forgotten four of them. Her garden kicks ass.To read her reviews and blog about the writing life, visit katercheek.com For a more detailed resume and portfolio, see her artblog: catherinecheek.com For a hilarious and inappropriate comic about chickens, see her webcomic: coopdegrace.com

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"Emily's Fifth Birthday" & "Alternative Medicine" 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Interesting stories, and a bit sad.