Thoughts in Ink

About me

Yelena Crane is a Ukrainian/Soviet born and USA based writer, incorporating influences from borscht to burgers into her work.

With an advanced degree in the sciences, she has followed her passions from mad scientist to science fiction* writer. Her stories often explore the boundaries of technology, the complexities of human nature, and the consequences of our choices.

Yelena’s published in DSF, Nature Futures, Third Flatiron, Dark Matter Ink, elsewhere.

She is an assistant editor at Flash Fiction Online.

*literary and more general speculative fiction too

Follow her twitter @Aelintari

A good story

Give me a skeleton and I’ll help sort the flesh.

Editing Services

The challenge is not in coming up with ideas worth writing, but in the execution of those ideas.

I offer line-by-line critiques, with commentary on plot and story structure, for short stories. Cost is $0.01 per word. Use the contact page to get in touch if you’re interested or drop a message in one of the blog posts.

Русско-английский перевод

Если вы заинтересованы в переводе вашего русского спекулятивного рассказы , я была бы рада работать с вами. Среди моих любимых авторов я бы выделила братьев Стругацких, которые несомненно оказали большое влияние на меня.