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Hayley Stone

Hayley Stone is a writer, editor, and poet from California who specializes in morally complex works of speculative fiction.

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Hayley Stone is a writer, editor, and poet who specializes in morally complex works of speculative fiction. She is best known for her adult sci-fi novel, Machinations (Hydra/Penguin Random House, 2016), which was chosen as one of Amazon’s Best Sci-fi & Fantasy Books for 2016, and its sequel, Counterpart (Hydra, 2016). In addition, Hayley has also published cult hit, Make Me No Grave (Aethon, 2018), a weird western, and its sequel, Render Up the Ghost, is forthcoming. Her short fiction has appeared in Fireside Fiction, Apex Magazine, Flash Fiction Online, and various anthologies, while her speculative poetry is widely available online from markets such as Eternal Haunted Summer and The Future Fire. Hayley loves to hear from readers and writers. Find her at www.hnstoneauthor.com and on Twitter @hayley_stone.

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Faith Bacon Dances Again

Published Jul 1, 2019 · 781 words (3 minutes) · 162 views

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A theater manager recalls the time she met Faith Bacon's ghost.

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A Clear Line Marks the Soul

Published May 29, 2019 · 3,416 words (13 minutes) · 250 views

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A woman becomes suspicious of her new boyfriend after learning he recently sold his soul to science.

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Late Bloomer

Published Apr 26, 2019 · 977 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 292 views

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An old widow grapples with unexpected power after finding herself suddenly visited by magic.

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