Out Now: Miss Karami’s Academy For Time-Warping Ladies

woman in steampunk clothes standing in front of a large clock faceI have a new story out in Kaleidotrope this month: Miss Karami’s Academy For Time-Warping Ladies. It’s a fantasy of manners involving twins, time travel, and tons of mischief.

Ryksa and I are not quite identical twins. That’s how I got caught doubling myself—warping time in a manner that was, as Mother phrased it, “unbecoming for a lady in proper Society.”

This story was inspired by the annual Codex Weekend Warrior Title Rummage Sale, run by the amazing Vylar Kaftan.


Out Now: Remember, Remember

I have a new story out today in Factor Four Magazine, Issue 5, available in print or digital format (you can also subscribe to the magazine and get access to everything they’ve published to date).

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“Remember, Remember” is an historical tale of time travel hijinx. Normally, we write time travel tales about modern people going back in time to change the past (or historical people coming forward to the present and finding it vastly superior), but why wouldn’t someone from the 17th century want to use time travel the same way we would – to change history for the better?

And if anyone had good cause to try to change her own past, it was Elizabeth Stuart, Winter Queen of Bohemia…

UPDATE: This story is currently available to read for free at http://factorfourmag.com/remember-remember-by-kat-otis/