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Jennifer R. Povey

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Born in Nottingham, England, Jennifer R. Povey now lives in Northern Virginia, where she writes everything from heroic fantasy to stories for Analog. She has written a number of novels across multiple sub genres. Additionally, she is a writer, editor, and designer of tabletop RPG supplements for a number of companies. Her interests include horseback riding, Doctor Who and attempting to out-weird her various friends and professional colleagues.

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Avoiding The Rain

Published Jun 4, 2020 · 1,250 words (5 minutes) · 34 views

Horror

Sometimes you pick just the wrong (or right) place to duck into during a storm.

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It’s raining

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Water Demons

Published May 28, 2020 · 3,283 words (12 minutes) · 17 views

Fantasy steampunk weird fiction

My brain said "Steampunk fish golems." I argued with it for a while, but could not get away from steampunk fish golems. One day I'll revisit Constance. She's a cool character.

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Firewing Excerpt

Published May 21, 2020 · 1,832 words (7 minutes) · 29 views

Fantasy lesbian epic fantasy lgbt sword and sorcery high fantasy

This is the first scene of my new novel Firewing - release date May 22, 2020

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Firewing promo

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Curse of the Wolf

Published May 14, 2020 · 1,172 words (5 minutes) · 69 views

Horror werewolf hollywood

This story started as an in joke between me and some friends about how Hollywood can never make a good looking werewolf. Surprisingly, it got published. I was sharing the joke again recently and decided that meant it was time to pull out the story!

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RED and Pink

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Ariadne

Published May 7, 2020 · 1,311 words (5 minutes) · 224 views

Science Fiction steampunk victoriana

A little bit of steampunk to brighten your quarantine. Spider robots and mad scientists, natch!

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Shad Thames

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Aboard The Lady Maria

Published Apr 16, 2020 · 1,234 words (5 minutes) · 116 views

Horror ghost story nautical

Originally published in Big Pulp. Just a little horror piece. My own take on...well, read it and find out.

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Saturday Night At The Wonderland Club

Published Mar 20, 2020 · 2,019 words (8 minutes) · 80 views

Science Fiction cyberpunk near future science fiction

Originally published in Penumbra, the now defunct Musa Publishing magazine. The issue theme was Alice in Wonderland, but this story is emphatically in the very heart of cyberpunk.

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No match

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Aboard The Lady Maria

Published Mar 5, 2020 · 1,234 words (5 minutes) · 185 views

Horror ghost story nautical

This short story is a take on a classic nautical legend. It's an older story and there's not much to it in length, but I hope some people find it fun.

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A Star To Steer By

Published Feb 13, 2020 · 2,898 words (11 minutes) · 178 views

Science Fiction Analog artificial intelligence military Military SF Hard science fiction Analog magazine Military Science Fiction

This story was published in Analog in 2013, and tied for fourth place in that year's AnLab reader awards. It's about AI...but it's ultimately also about war.

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Bright Lone Star
Featured January 30, 2020

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The Men Who Go Under The Ground

Published Jan 30, 2020 · 2,893 words (11 minutes) · 1 like · 422 views

Horror halloween ghost story mine disaster

Johnny Barstowe is new to the mines, and still has much to learn about this close-knit, close-lipped group. But when the tunnel becomes blocked and “murderer” starts to echo through the caverns, old secrets will come to light. 

Born in Nottingham, England and now living in Northern Virginia, Jennifer R. Povey is a versatile author of several novels and short stories, as well as tabletop RPG supplements.

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