“Dear Annabehls” Review

I came across this post on Facebook referring to my short story, “Dear Annabehls” which appears in Electric Velocipede #17/18.   The person who wrote the post is apparently a player of Eclipse Phase, a game with which I’m unfamiliar.  I haven’t yet come across any other reviews of this issue.  He writes:

“Here’s a short fiction reco for those who want to have some fun with the concept of personality forks: the darkly comical “Dear Annabehls” by Mercurio D. Rivera, published in issue #17/18 of _Electric Velocipede_ magazine. Although the variant people in this story apparently result from some type of alternate worlds quantum reality breach, most of the situations described (in advice column format!) could easily happen to Eclipse Phase characters who have multiple forks of themselves on the loose.–jack”

Thanks, Jack!

Revised 11/23:  And from avid reader StevenLP on the Asimov’s message boards:

“Issue [17/18] of Electric Velocipede has 20 stories of varying length, most shortish. They’re mainly fantasy or slipstream, but there’s a couple of SF ones too. The best is “The Death of Sugar Daddy” by Toiya Kristen Finley, which is slipstream, but with a very Philip K Dick resolution. Also good are “Sun’s East, Moon’s West” by Merrie Haskell (fantasy) and “Dear Annabehls” by Mercurio D. Riveria (SF); there are several fairly good stories too.”

Thanks, Steven!

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