Author's Notes
Matthew Warner

Tips on Good (Collaboration) Parenting

The essence of speculative fiction is to ask, "What if?" and today my what-if question is: what if a pregnant woman in the throes of labor could physically and telepathically split the pain with somebody else? I imagine that many mothers at the peak of their birthing agonies have wished for such an ability.

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Matthew Warner is the author of the critically acclaimed first novel The Organ Donor and a forthcoming story in Cemetery Dance magazine. He lives in Falls Church, VA, with illustrator and web designer Deena Warner . Stop by his website and say hi.

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November 2004

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