Bryce Heckman is a regulatory analyst and writer of speculative fiction. For the past few years he’s written from West Texas and Houston, but he calls his amazing wife and two canine beasts home. His stories have appeared in Flash Fiction Online, among other places, and his non-fiction is forthcoming from University of Oklahoma Press. This is his first professional fiction publication. Find him online at bryceheckman.com or on Twitter @BHeckmanWriter.