My short story “The Siren” appeared on Strange Horizons on April 15, 2013.
First line: “When Jen came home from school, she found a woman in the pool in her backyard.”
Inspiration: Inspired by the Bat for Lashes song, “Siren Song” (and *very* loosely on my own experience discovering my bisexuality as a teenager — there was no bizarre familial love triangle or ancient monster IRL), “The Siren” appeared in the April 15, 2013 issue of Strange Horizons.
Read it for free: http://www.strangehorizons.com/2013/20130415/siren-f.shtml
Listen to it for free: http://www.strangehorizons.com/2013/20130415/xpodcast-f.shtml
Art: Trees on the Horizon by Jennifer Stufflebeam