Through the Monitor

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Jump down the rabbit hole--fall through a GUI--become the avatar you seem to be & join Link on a trip to Cyberland. Plenty of digitally generated shenanigans, and reasons to upgrade, this Window between worlds has Gates stamped all over it... More

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Words: 8,520
Language: English
ISBN: 9780989492836
About Karen Robiscoe

"Good Penny" 05/14. Villanelle published in Steam Ticket Journal: A Third Coast Review

"Word Mosaics" 01/14 --chapbook by Fowlpox Press

“Fairy Tale Hive” 10/2013 – 12 poem limerick series in Bohemia Journal

"Silent Night" short fiction published in KY Story's Scary Story Anthology 9/2013

"The Poseidon Adventure" poem published 9/2013 in Bohemia Journal

“Tossed & Found” short story–in 07/2013 print/e-Book edition: Dark Light 3 (CH & BB Publishing)

"Santa Barbara White Fire Nearly Contained"--05/31/2013 news article syndicated on Yahoo News Network

"What Happens in Vegas"--05/2013 short story print edition PstD Volume #3 (Postscripts to darkness)

1 of 2 Featured Literary Artists in 9/1/2012 edition of: Art4TheHomeless Webzine

Qualified in Amazon's Breakthrough Novel Awards 2012 - General Fiction category.

Semi-Finals in SFWPA annual writing contest 2009 (excerpt)

Honorable Mention in Writer's Digest 78th Annual Writing Contest, 2009, Mainstream Literary Division (excerpt)

"Wash Day"--6/2012 poem e-published by: Handful of Dust

"To Jabberwock from Charon: Wherever I May Find You"--10/2011, creative non fiction-e-published by: The Whistling Fire

"New Shoes"--06/2008 poem published by: SPECTRUM Anthology at UCSB, edition CLVV

"The Write Ingredients"--06/2007 poem published by: SPECTRUM Anthology at UCSB, edition CLVIV

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Reviews

Review by: Lesley Fletcher on Aug. 13, 2013 :
Karen Robiscoe is a brilliant, fast-paced writer who leaves the reader not only wanting more but wondering at the same time if they are the only ones who 'get it'. Her tongue in cheek references to computer parts are hilarious as are her take on blogging personalities.
You have to be quick on your feet to keep up with the humour, technical references and fantasy regarding how it relates to real life - real time.
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" No doubt to mitigate the sting of her analyses, since Cheeky's reviews were full of piss and vinegar.
"Thanks, but—"
"Exactly. 'Love the Daisy Dukes. " *

This short story has the makings of a full feature animated story. The tremendous detailing takes the reader right into the monitor as the title suggests. I can only hope that the author finds an animator or that one finds her so that many more people can experience the exceptional mind of Karen Robiscoe.
Well done! Well written. A pleasure to read.
(review of free book)

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