Deadeye




      Deadeye
In this searing short story, Kerr takes steampunk conventions alternate history, airship battles, and even an invention of Nicola Tesla and weaves them into a highly personal tale of a soldier looking for redemption.Deadeye is the tale of Deadeye Wolfson, a decorated civil war soldier making his way home to see his ill father But a simple trip is complicated by contraband, his fame, and an air battle where Wolfson s life is changed forever. Download Deadeye by Jake Kerr – heartforum.co.uk

After fifteen years as a music industry journalist Jake Kerr s first published story, The Old Equations, was nominated for the Nebula Award from the Science Fiction Writers of America and was shortlisted for the Theodore Sturgeon and StorySouth Million Writers awards His stories have subsequently been published in magazines across the world, broadcast in multiple podcasts, and been published in multiple anthologies and year s best collections.A graduate of Kenyon College, Kerr studied fiction under Ursula K Le Guin and Peruvian playwright Alonso Alegria He lives in Dallas, Texas, with his family and a menagerie of pets.

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  • Deadeye
  • Jake Kerr
  • 10 April 2018

10 thoughts on “ Deadeye

  1. Lea says:

    Full Disclosure The author, Jake Kerr, is my husband But, really, if anything that makes me a harsher critic First of all, this is a short story My preference is usually for a longer format, which I think providesopportunities for the reader to learn about the characters, andopportunities for the characters to grow Having said that, it s always interesting to see what a good writer can do with a short story I think that he s done a good job here we get all the information Full Disclosure The author, Jake Kerr, is my husband But, really, if anything that makes me a harsher critic First of all, this is a short story My preference is usually for a longer format, which I think providesopportunities for the reader to learn about the characters, andopportunities for the characters to grow Having said that, it s always interesting to see what a good writer can do with a short story I think that he s done a good job here we get all the information we need, and there s enough time for the reader to get to know and to connect emotionally with Deadeye, the main character.I love steampunk, so I was definitely excited about reading this.The bad news is that it s not really steampunk at all The setting is an alternate history civil war, where there are airships and technology by Tesla, but the steampunk elements are really just window dressing and not big a part of the plot What ...

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