The Girls Who Come Back Are Made of Metal and Glass – L’Erin Ogle

“Kate’s back,” says Lucy. I look over and there Kate is, back from the dead yet again, even though there are rules about that sort of thing. No one else has ever come back more than twice. It’s like three strikes and you’re out—you’ve officially become too expensive or too troublesome to revive any more. But Kate’s returned from dying at least half a dozen times. “Again,” says Lucy, rolling her eyes so hard her …

A 5th question for L’Erin Ogle

Q: What is your favorite word?

A: There are so many. I’m a particular fan of ‘lasterday’ invented by my 5 year old instead of yesterday. Technically, she’s right. But I love words that roll off the tongue, such as melancholy, soliloquy, lascivious, lucious, and my favorite 4 letter word, starts with F.

To pick one?

Doppelgänger.


L’Erin Ogle’s story “The Girls Who Come Back Are Made of Metal and Glass
in Metaphorosis Friday, 28 June 2019.
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Something about L’Erin Ogle

L’Erin is a writer, mother, and ER/Trauma Nurse from Lawrence, Kansas. She has stories at Metaphorosis, Syntax&Salt, and forthcoming from Pseudopod, as well as various other publications. She’s hard at work saving lives, working on a novel, writing more stories, and resisting the Trump administration and all that it stands for.

@Lerinjo


L’Erin Ogle’s story “The Girls Who Come Back Are Made of Metal and Glass
in Metaphorosis Friday, 28 June 2019.
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It came from L’Erin Ogle (yet again)

L’Erin Ogle’s story “Sorry, Sorry, Sorry, and I Love You” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 23 November 2018. “Sorry, Sorry, Sorry, and I Love You” was about grief. It started as in idea—what would you do to gain a moment to say goodbye, to explain to someone what they meant, and why you weren’t able to convey that when they left you? What would a person do, to gain a moment in time to …

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It came from L’Erin Ogle (again)

L’Erin Ogle’s story “All the Colors I Cannot See” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 24 August 2018. “All the Colors I Cannot See” began with the idea I had that a man hissed snakes into a girl’s ear. The snakes laid eggs, hatched into birds, and drove the girl mad. Grace then became the central character as the story came out, because I wanted to have the narrator as an observer of the character …