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Flash Fiction Flashback: Mirror Skinned by Kelly Sandoval Kelly Sandoval

N MAY 2015, Floyd Mayweather Jr. beat Manny Pacquiao in a welterweight fight that broke all previous financial records for a boxing match. The oldest known prehistoric bird, Archaeornithura meemannae, and the oldest, most distant galaxy known to man, EGS-zs8-1, were discovered. Pablo Picasso’s “The Women of Algiers” sold at auction for a whopping $179.3 million USD. And in disappointing news to all 80s sitcom kids, the Olsen twins announced that they were not be returning for the “Full House” revival (probably a wise decision).

May 2015 also marks Flash Fiction Online‘s publication of Mirror Skinned by Kelly Sandoval, a beautifully-told, interstellar love story. If you’re willing to venture beyond the familiar, there’s beauty to be found in not just our similarities, but also our differences.

© Kelly Sandoval

Meet the Author

Kelly Sandoval

Kelly Sandoval

Kelly Sandoval lives in Seattle, where the weather is always happy to make staying in and writing seem like a good idea. She shares her home with her understanding husband, chaos tornado toddler, and increasingly irate cat. Her interactive novel, Runt of the Litter is available from Choice of Games. Find her on twitter @kellymsandoval or visit her website at

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