By day, Karen Aria Lin is a technical writer in the software industry. By night, she writes speculative fiction stories that tend to feature Asian Americans or blue aliens. Her short fiction has been published in Zombies Need Brains, Pulphouse Fiction Magazine, and The First Line. When not writing, she is sending routes at the climbing gym or exploring the lush Pacific Northwest with her Taiwanese Mountain Dog. You can find her website at www.karenlin.me/fiction.