A. P. Howell has worked as an archivist, ice cream scooper, webmaster, and data wrangler. She lives with her spouse, their two kids, and a dog who hates groundhogs, close enough to Philadelphia to complain about SEPTA while enjoying an abundance of good cheesesteaks. Her short fiction has appeared in Daily Science Fiction, Eighteen: Stories of Mischief and Mayhem, and Community of Magic Pens, and she can be found online at

By A. P. Howell

Server farm against sky and clouds with deletion confirmation dialog

Digital Pyre

Eileen stared at the dialog box. Such a little thing standing between her and an irrevocable act of destruction. Did ...
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