The Measure of a Man is What He Does When Drunk

by Paul Lewthwaite

“I’m more of a man than you!” Eddie…
September 27, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Don’t Feed the Bears

by Zack Zagranis

Jason winced as he ripped off his shirt and…
September 26, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

A Friday Night in Texas

by Matt Krizan

Darren ambled along the driveway toward the…
September 23, 2023/by Shawna Rowan


by Sean MacKendrick

Drifting flickers of lights greeted the…
September 15, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

A Forest Lich

by Coby Rosser

Sounds emanate from just beyond the thicket…
September 13, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Chattering Teeth

by Tim Tobin

The desert sun burns my skin even as my teeth…
September 11, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Hike

by Leigh Kenny

The hike was gruelling, the woods unforgiving.…
September 8, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

by C.L. Sidell

I raised my knickers, my bladder no longer…
September 5, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Wisps on the Moors

by Corinne Pollard

I raised my knickers, my bladder no longer…
September 2, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Day Three

by Kristin Lennox

The sun slunk over the horizon, blood-orange…
August 30, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The One Thing You’re Not Supposed to Do

by Russell Nichols

Don't look down, you repeat to yourself,…
August 27, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Biter, Bit

by Liam Hogan

The mosquitoes ignored Claudette. They feasted…
August 25, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Into the Wild

by Andreas Flögel

Oh, Darling, now I understand your love…
August 23, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Camping Trip

by Lark Richmond

Garbage bags, duct tape, and a saw in a black…
August 21, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Apex Predator

by Scott O'Neill

Twelve hundred pounds of angry Kodiak bear…
August 17, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Stinking Dirt

by Ann Wuehler

My firstborn crawls out of the hole I dug with…
August 12, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Cross Me Twice

by Luc Diamant

The problem wasn’t that the bridge at the…
August 9, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

What Remains

by Francesco Levato

This isn’t a gateway to hell. It’s…
August 7, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Mould

by Liam Dragan

There is mould under every bridge. Seeping…
August 5, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Bridge to Burnet Island

by James Rumpel

“The explosives are set.”
August 3, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Meet Me at the Old Bridge

by Kateri Tough

It was the third time Nora had left the…
July 31, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Good Samaritan

by Juliette Gillies

“Wait! Don’t!”
The man stands…
July 28, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Cold Spot

by Tracy Davidson

It lies halfway across the bridge. Makes…
July 26, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Cannibal Bridge

by Jodi Jensen

“You gonna do it?”
Jeremy looked at the…
July 24, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Näcken of the River

by Liv Strom

My music—purer than any human’s—flows out…
July 22, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

In Memoriam

by Sascha Reinhard

A secret smile flicks across my lips every…
July 20, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Woman in White

by R.A. Goli

Cold wind whips my hair into my face and I shiver.…
July 18, 2023/by Shawna Rowan


by F. Malanoche

I flicked off the bathroom light after a late…
July 10, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Blood Moon

by Paul Lonardo

I’d seen my new neighbour lying out on her…
July 8, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

A Donation

by Keev Kennedy

I expected my drunk brother to be the 3 a.m.…
July 5, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Walker

by Francesco Levato

The growling was ragged and wet, like…
July 3, 2023/by Shawna Rowan


by Brandon Korth

Living beside an elementary school is good…
June 30, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Invitation

by G.B. Dinesh

The doorbell rings. It’s 3 a.m. God, who…
June 27, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Lemonade, Mister?

by Josh Hagen

Three nights in a row. Cars lined up for blocks…
June 25, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Window Cleaner

by Tracy Davidson

I know that whistle. That thunk of ladder…
June 23, 2023/by Shawna Rowan


by Sheridan “Virgil” Seine

I’m new to the neighbourhood,…
June 21, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Queen of the Night

by Jeff Currier

“Staring out his sliding door, wishing for…
June 19, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

We All Scream

by Kristin Lennox

“London Bridge is Falling Down…” The…
June 17, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Witching Hour

by Kimberly Rei 

"We are gathered here to welcome Isabella…
June 15, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Affectionate Captain Belle

by Alden Terzo 

Captain Belle and Bonecrusher Pete brought…
June 11, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Wrong Ship for That

by TJ Gallach 

“Hand over the necklace, in the name of…
June 9, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Pirate’s Parrot

by Tracy Davidson 

Captain Drake “Ducky” Mallard never…
June 7, 2023/by Shawna Rowan


by Jenny Thompson 

The captain clambered up the rope ladder.
June 5, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Choose Who You Accrue to Crew the Cruise Carefully

by Steven Holding 

I didn’t sign up for this ship!
I was…
June 2, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Flabbergasted Tranquillity Sea Turtles

by A.L. Blacklyn 

Tight together in a hidden corner of the…
May 31, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Tale of Two Mouths

by Rotten Akers 

Captain Tinnitus staggered toward the voluptuous…
May 29, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Notorious Captain Jane Hotchkiss

by Scott O'Neill

“Just surrender! We’re about through,”…
May 28, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Piracy in Practice

by Keech Ballard

The hardest part of leading a pirate crew…
May 27, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Ending the Sibling Rivalry

by Jessica Gleason

As the bilge stilled, rancid water backing…
May 25, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Whoever Bests the Captain

by Elis Montgomery

Their current captain belched orders from…
May 24, 2023/by Shawna Rowan


by Rich Rurshell

“The Leviathan!” spat ‘Gunpowder’…
May 19, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Analysing a Film

by Lisa H. Owens

“Today, we’ll explore found footage—the…
May 14, 2023/by Shawna Rowan


by Sasha Brown

One by one, the penguins adopt us. One by one,…
May 11, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Captain Kip’s Killer Penguin Sanctuary: Help Wanted!

by C. L. Sidell

G’day, mate!
Want to play a vital role…
May 8, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Eudyptula ex Machina

by Scott O’Neill

Thunderous roars shook Sydney Harbour.
May 5, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Moulting Season

by Stuart Docherty

If you are reading this, then it is too…
May 2, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Strange Fish

by Madas A. Hatter

Squelchy and sickening snaps echoed across…
April 29, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Ice Tunnel Closes

by Dan Peacock

The ice tunnel is getting narrower. I’m on…
April 26, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Midnight Feast

by Rachel Grifno

We find him sleeping on the family’s feathers.…
April 23, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Ice Packs

by Carys Crossen

After decades of global warming, the new…
April 20, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

His Offering

by Evan Baughfman

The male drops his offering at the female’s…
April 17, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Eyes

by Liam Hogan

The nose is a smudge, the mouth a line, but…
April 9, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Freedom 不羈

by Lori Green

Jun ran her fingers down the tender flesh of…
April 5, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Magnetic Eyes

by Lisa H. Owens

Kimmie will set me free, thought Digme, extracting…
April 2, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Bewitched By Moonlight

by C.L. Sidell

She stands by the river—silver hair gleaming…
March 29, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Aya’s Makami

by Pauline Yates

Aya, the transfer student, acts nonchalant,…
March 26, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Anime Killed Me Today

by Mike Rader

You’re killing me girl,
you’re thrilling…
March 23, 2023/by Shawna Rowan


by Jasiah Witkofsky

What the hell are these kids watching?!
March 20, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Am I Pretty?

by Don Money

The task force had found the monster’s lair…
March 17, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

All Over

by JB Corso

Thomas floats away in bloody chunks towards their…
March 6, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

A Siren’s Pitcher

by Rowan West

She called to me from the jungle, a voice more…
March 2, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Deathly Hitchhiker

by Maggie D. Brace

Blindly, my capitulum squirms, seeking…
February 27, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Beware the Thylarctos Plummetus Tour

by Lisa H. Owens

Mr Smith had one unticked item on his bucket…
February 24, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Welcome to (Deadly) Australia

by Geoff Hart

Welcome to Oz! Good on you for ignoring the…
February 21, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Three Lads in a Pub

by Tim Law

“Mate, I call bullshit. We’ve got the deadliest…
February 17, 2023/by Shawna Rowan


by Megan Larson

"It's called a lobotomy,” the doctor explains.…
February 10, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Patient Update

by Corinne Pollard

“Doctor, how fares my elder brother?…
February 7, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Doctor Knows Best

by Mallory Needles

The straps dig into my wrists and ankles.…
February 4, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

A Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

by Iseult Murphy

They took Sarah’s phone, money and driving…
February 1, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Do You See?

by  Alden Terzo

Fluorescent light flickered across the cracked,…
January 30, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Field Trip

by  Kristin Lennox

I’d been looking forward to this tour…
January 27, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

No Way Out

by Tracy Davidson

Which is more psychotic? Doctors in white…
January 24, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Doctor is Out

by Sean Donaghue Johnston

It was late. The only sounds were…
January 21, 2023/by Shawna Rowan


by David Staiger

Dr Reynolds shook his head insistently.
January 17, 2023/by Shawna Rowan


by Pauline Yates

Beechwood Psychiatric Hospital’s new nurse…
January 14, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

A Song for Dorian

by Carol Ryles


"Ta-da!" Lucinda gestured to her…
December 29, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Always Watching

by Sophie Wagner


As he rotted away, cheeks sallow,…
December 28, 2022/by Shawna Rowan


by David D. West


Santa turned away from the plate…
December 27, 2022/by Shawna Rowan


by Mel Andela


A dead mouse sat in sister's stocking,…
December 26, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Crossing the Line

by Jameson Grey


New Year's Eve.
The day the last…
December 24, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Dear Santa

by James Rumpel


Dear Santa,
I have been a good…
December 23, 2022/by Shawna Rowan


by Don Money


Of the thirteen Yule Lads, Ketrokur…
December 22, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Merry Crashed-Mass

by Shawn M. Klimek


Day 11: So cold.
The smoking,…
December 21, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Slaybells Ring

by Dawn DeBraal

The blackened finger of evil rolled down…
December 20, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Pony for Christmas

by Pauline Yates

My “ho’s” change to groans…
December 19, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

You Better Watch Out

by Matt Krizan

This year, when Santa crept down the…
December 17, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Christmas Cards

by Sheri White

My parents own a business, so we get…
December 14, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Resembling a Mother

by Angela Zimmerman

The change happened quickly. Monday,…
December 11, 2022/by Shawna Rowan


by Kimberly Rei

The light, lithe figure moved through…
December 9, 2022/by Shawna Rowan


by Jessica Brook Johnson

Penny was checking her phone’s…
December 7, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Flying Lessons

by Andrew Kurtz

"I wish people were born with wings,…
December 5, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

First Person, Present Tense

by Pauline Yates

Eager to try the new AI Book Writer…
December 3, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Expert System

by Scott O’Neill

I get the others to stop whimpering…
December 1, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Doors to Manual

by Liam Hogan

“Ship! Seal doors against the zombies!”
November 29, 2022/by Shawna Rowan


by Samantha Arthurs

They told me that smart cars were…
November 29, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Authentic Learning

by Rita Riebel Mitchell
Bloodcurdling screams echoed…
November 25, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Afterwards, the Absolute

by Megan Kiekel Anderson

I awaken from the darkness…
November 23, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

A. Eye

by Vijayaraj Mahendraraj

The permeating retro music…
November 21, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Eager to Please

by James Rumpel

The Creator will be so pleased.
November 17, 2022/by Shawna Rowan


by Liam Hogan

In the storm's dying gasps, we descended…
November 13, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Ship in a Bottle

by Ria Hill

He remembered the splintering of wood,…
November 10, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Torn Trophy

by Fiona M. Jones

I laugh to think how hard we fought…
November 7, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Captured in Glass

by A.J. Van Belle

I can’t remember when I moved…
November 4, 2022/by Shawna Rowan


by K.J. Watson

A wave crashed on the shore. As it…
November 2, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Poseidon’s Youngest Daughter

by Dr Bob Warlock

The boatmen smelled of sweat and…
October 31, 2022/by Shawna Rowan


by Jesse Highsmith

I no longer hear the ocean outside…
October 29, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Amongst My Gold

by Caoimhin Kennedy

Amongst my gold, I sit in the…
October 27, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Chow Time

by Jessica Brook Johnson

The tentacled being floated…
October 24, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Voyage of Their Lives

by Chris Tattersall

He had been blessed whilst his…
October 21, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

The Devil’s Breath

by Pauline Yates

Tossed onto a reef by a rogue wave,…
October 19, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

From the Deep

by Michael Stroh

I wake, vomiting seawater. I’m…
October 16, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Cover Your Ears

by Karen Thrower

It’s been a year since the dead…
October 11, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Season of the Zombie

by Shane Sinjun

"Revenge is a dish best served hot."…
October 8, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Joe’s Bar

by Jodie Angell

Joe’s Bar had changed considerably…
October 5, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The Door

by Alden Terzo

The cellar door creaked and flexed…
October 3, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The Cellar

by Tracy Davidson

My arms ache from swinging the scythe…
September 30, 2022/by S. Jade Path

I Guess Grannie Will Be Fine

by Greg Beatty

After Johnny’s parents died, Grannie…
September 28, 2022/by S. Jade Path


by Pauline Yates

Desperate to stop the zombie apocalypse,…
September 26, 2022/by S. Jade Path

A Zombie’s Guide to Alcoholism

by Sophie Wagner

I was bored; what can I say? Not…
September 24, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Instructions to My Past Self

by Liam Hogan

Don't study microbiology at university.
September 22, 2022/by S. Jade Path


by Ria Rees

The last city sprawls below—a hodgepodge…
September 19, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Death By Cake Pop

by Jodi Jensen

“Almost ready, dear.” Joslyn ignored…
September 17, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Brain Waves

by Laura Nettles

Months after Z-Day, scientists finally…
September 15, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The Weight of Alone

by Alden Terzo

Melek was alone. The mortals, her late…
September 11, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Like Father Like Son

by  Kai Delmas

My father was an angry man. He took…
September 8, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Fallen Angels

by  Pauline Yates

Mother heats the blade in the fire,…
September 5, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The Destroyer

by  Tracy Davidson

The last of the Nephilim, dormant…
September 2, 2022/by S. Jade Path

All Fall Down

by Don Money

The beat of heavy wings gusted over the…
August 30, 2022/by S. Jade Path


by Inez Santiago

After swiping dark black wings across…
August 27, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Son of Heaven

by Ian Gabriel Loisel

The angel’s son plucks the…
August 24, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Birth of a Nephilim

by Laura Nettles

Rachel gasped as she was overshadowed…
August 21, 2022/by S. Jade Path

He Has His Father’s Eyes

by Warren Benedetto

The angel Elom wept over his…
August 18, 2022/by S. Jade Path

See You Soon

by Jacek Wilkos

He knelt before the grave. Looked…
August 15, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Blessed Be the Artillery

by Bill Bibo Jr.

Sister Mary Antagonista strapped…
August 12, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Welcome to Swingers Island

by Jacqueline Moran Meyer

“Welcome to Swingers Island,”…
August 9, 2022/by S. Jade Path


by Vijayaraj Mahendraraj

“Welcome to The Flaming-O!…
August 7, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The Flamboyance of Flamingoes

by Bernardo Villela

Flamingoes flew after me.
August 5, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Red Feathers

by Gully Novaro

The animal rebellions caught us off…
August 3, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Pink is the New Green

by Andreas Flögel

Although the flamingos were only…
July 31, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Pink Devils

by Tracy Davidson

Later, they said it was toxins in…
July 28, 2022/by S. Jade Path

On Scarlet Wings

by Evan Baughfman

Three boys climbed into a zoo enclosure,…
July 25, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Not Again

by Karen Thrower

The door to my cabana crashed open,…
July 22, 2022/by S. Jade Path

In Waves

by David D. West

Wave after wave of the pink-feathered…
July 19, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Gone Fishing

by Pauline Yates

Oblivious to my predicament, Bob…
July 16, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Desperate Times

by Kimberly Rei

War between neighbouring nations had…
July 13, 2022/by S. Jade Path


by N.E. Rule

Elle stares in wonder at the profusion…
July 10, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Dirty Boulevard

by Steven Holding

Skid Row: rock bottom of the barrel…
July 8, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Sand Castle

by Gully Novaro

The sand castle occupied a vast area.…
July 5, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The Forest Never Forgets

by Andrew Anderson

Evie always walked alone in the…
July 3, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Nothing Lives Under This Dirt

by Eric Clayton

They light their fires in a circle,…
June 30, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Tree Mother

by Kai Delmas

The girl crashed through the forest…
June 27, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The God of the Gastropods

by Lisa Edwards

Ellie glanced away from the huge spiral…
June 25, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Friend of the Forest

by Tracy Davidson

They dare come here with chainsaws…
June 23, 2022/by S. Jade Path


by Liam Hogan

The goddess turned, restless in her…
June 21, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Broken Things

by Sophie Wagner

“Trash, trash, trash,” Garret…
June 19, 2022/by S. Jade Path


by Jean Martin

My family left before the Russians…
June 17, 2022/by S. Jade Path

He Was

by Victoria Brun

He was carved into the wall, but…
June 15, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The Cursed Cave

by James Rumpel

“I have a good feeling,” said…
June 13, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The Forest of Teeth and Bones

by Leanbh Pearson

He’d heard the warnings, but this…
June 9, 2022/by S. Jade Path

By the Light of the Fire

by C. L. Sidell

We summoned the thing without knowing…
June 6, 2022/by S. Jade Path


by Shaun Bibo

Drip... Drip
The dripping would drive…
June 2, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Tunnel Vision

by R. Wayne Gray

Strobing lights blinked red to green…
May 30, 2022/by S. Jade Path


by Maxwell Marais

I think the most shocking thing…
May 27, 2022/by S. Jade Path


by Vijayaraj Mahendraraj

“A recurring nightmare,”…
May 24, 2022/by S. Jade Path


by Victor Nandi

The stray stared at the caretaker’s…
May 21, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The Doom of Man

by Kimberly Rei

The ancestors knew.
They paid homage…
May 17, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Disastrous Intentions

by Andrew Kurtz

I have existed undetectable since…
May 14, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Access to Your Heart

by Andreas Flögel

When he woke up, his chest hurt.…
May 12, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Incubator 212

by Nicole Little

Unable to wipe away the sweat or…
May 10, 2022/by S. Jade Path

What Lives Inside

by Taryn George

From underneath my desk, I watched…
May 8, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The Manicure

by Chad Miller

Unzip. Zip.
The sound made me nauseous.…
May 5, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Opening Teeth

by Andrew Jackson

Some sounds a human should…
May 3, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Full Moon Night

by Andrew Hughes

“They’re here,” the dishevelled…
May 1, 2022/by S. Jade Path


by Lena Ng

Sundown and my favourite time of day was…
April 29, 2022/by S. Jade Path

When the Zips Come A-Calling

by LJ McLeod

Once a month, when the moon was dark,…
April 27, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Getting Ready

by Matt Krizan

Tara loves when Andrew zips her up.
April 25, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The Harvester

by Alison Kaiser

There’s a zipper at the back of…
April 23, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The Black Bag of Fun

by Tim Law

Zip goes the black sports bag, the sound…
April 21, 2022/by S. Jade Path


by Shaun Bibo

“Please,” James said, hitting the…
April 19, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Dressed to Kill

by Pauline Yates

“Zip me up?”
Macy stands with…
April 18, 2022/by S. Jade Path

They Awaken

by Ryan J. M. Tan

When the Spots hit, it decimated…
April 8, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Famine and Feast

by David D. West

Frederick watched as the fieldhand,…
April 5, 2022/by S. Jade Path


by Liam Hogan

Yellow hazmats escort him to the farmhouse…
April 2, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Out of Bacon

by Kimberly Rei

Wind ruffled across hay bales, carrying…
March 30, 2022/by S. Jade Path


by Vijayaraj Mahendraraj

The shutters slammed repeatedly,…
March 27, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Old Christmas Eve

by Robyn Fraser

January 5th. According to folklore,…
March 25, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The Last Victory

by Chad Miller

The Sheep took centre stage on the…
March 23, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Ovine Revenge

by Maggie D. Brace

A chorus of sharp bleats rent the…
March 20, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The Horned God

by Leanbh Pearson

Sheep bleated piteously. Cattle…
March 18, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Spoiled Milk

by James Hall

Back in the eighties and all the way…
March 16, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Behind Blue Eyes

by LJ McLeod

Annabelle had never liked the old brown…
March 14, 2022/by S. Jade Path


by Blaise Langlois

There was only one way to do it,…
March 11, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Twice the Pleasure

by Pauline Yates

I love how my lover slides his mouth…
March 5, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Sweet Hearts

by Tracy Davidson

The detective doesn’t understand.…
March 2, 2022/by S. Jade Path


by Sophie Wagner

“Happy anniversary,” Dalin whispered,…
February 27, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Kiss of Death

by Brianna Witte

Dan took the blindfold away from…
February 24, 2022/by S. Jade Path

He Liked to Watch

by Jameson Grey

He liked to watch. That was Ted's…
February 21, 2022/by S. Jade Path

For You

by Jodie Angell

Eyeing the blue pills in front of…
February 19, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Broken Things

by Lillie E. Franks

Some women would have thrown it…
February 16, 2022/by S. Jade Path


by Koh Hee Ja

The blade against her palm winks brightly…
February 13, 2022/by S. Jade Path

A Moment of Silence

by Andrew Jackson

Mother’s awful tongue was displayed…
February 10, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The Way to a Man’s Heart

by Lori Green

The scent of roasted meat wafts through…
February 8, 2022/by S. Jade Path

There’s One Born Every Minute

by James Rumpel

The ringmaster approached two boys…
February 7, 2022/by S. Jade Path

A Circus Act to Remember

by C. L. Sidell

The house erupts in applause as a…
February 4, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Work the Crowd

by Evan Baughfman

Applauding trapeze artists’ aerial…
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Deke woke from a dream of his…
January 29, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The Greatest Show on Earth

by Pauline Yates

Teaching a monkey how to strike a…
January 26, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Tick Tock

by Vijayaraj Mahendraraj

The contorted body was lifeless,…
January 22, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Spectre Spectacular

by James Hancock

We came to town at night. Cries of…
January 20, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The Juggler

by Caoimhin Kennedy

The urge to piss led him behind…
January 18, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Nightmares at the Circus

by Liam Hogan

There was no net. There was no audience,…
January 15, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Near Miss

by Sophie Wagner

Blindfolded and arms outstretched,…
January 12, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Clowning Around

by Blaise Langlois

I had been in the tent for most…
January 9, 2022/by S. Jade Path

The Naughty List

by Les Talma

She made a deal with Santa.
It was uncommon,…
December 26, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Into Every Life Falls a Little Rain, Dear

by Steven Holding

‘Tis goodwill season and the Devil’s…
December 25, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Daddy’s Little Girl

by Blaise Langlois

The note, propped up against a…
December 24, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Santa Baby

by Lindsey Harrington

She licks her lips and surveys…
December 23, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Spam Christmas

by W. Ed George

Germans herald the Holy Child with…
December 22, 2021/by S. Jade Path

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like Christmas

by Simon Clarke

Christmas tomorrow, we need to make…
December 22, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Maybe Next Year

by Sophie Wagner

“What do you think, Stephen? Have…
December 20, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Season of Giving

by Brianna Witte

I snatched up the large present under…
December 20, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Red Wrapping Paper

by D. Matthew Urban

December 24, 11:54 p.m. Not yet.…
December 19, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Naughty and Nice

by Pauline Yates

On Christmas morning, I wake to find…
December 17, 2021/by S. Jade Path

One Sacrifice Demands Another

by C.L. Sidell

The tree was too big for our house;…
December 15, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Finally Over

by Evan Baughfman

Crimson lights flickered along twisted…
December 14, 2021/by S. Jade Path


by Stephanie Parent

They say the goddess of spring…
December 10, 2021/by S. Jade Path

The Flowering

by Jameson Grey

I've always loved to be loved.
December 7, 2021/by S. Jade Path

La Quintrala and the Lord of Agony

by Ximena Escobar

Crimson petals, as bright as the…
December 5, 2021/by S. Jade Path


by Constantine E. Kiousis

He’d been following her…
December 2, 2021/by S. Jade Path


by Rachel Reeves

Sweat soaks the man’s shirt, breaking…
November 30, 2021/by S. Jade Path

We Ride Through the Night

by Tim Law

We ride through the night, my master and…
November 27, 2021/by S. Jade Path

La Sihuanaba

by Xavier Garcia

It’s five to midnight and I’m…
November 24, 2021/by S. Jade Path


by Pauline Yates

Drunk on Samsu, I muddle the warning…
November 22, 2021/by S. Jade Path

It’s Worse the Second Time ‘Round

by C.L. Sidell

We abandoned Will at camp—packed…
November 19, 2021/by S. Jade Path

No Lady

by Tracy Davidson

Some call me myth. Others believe.…
November 16, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Paying the Piper

by M. Leigh

The pipe quivers against blistered lips…
November 13, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Make It Last

by Birgit K. Gaiser

Grown-ups always ask where my…
October 31, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Sweet Delicious Candy

by John Ward

She could smell candy on the evening…
October 29, 2021/by S. Jade Path

All Hungry Ghosts’ Eve

by Collin Yeoh

Halloween? Really, granddaughter?
October 27, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Trick or Eat

by Emily Carlson

Being left home alone on Halloween…
October 25, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Kid Tax

by Michelle Brett

“Hand over the candy, kid.”
October 25, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Fresh Start

by Andrew Anderson

The doorbell rang.
"So it begins,"…
October 23, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Halloween at the Morrison’s

by Sophie Wagner

In Mateo’s opinion, Halloween was…
October 21, 2021/by S. Jade Path


by Elle Jauffret

She always picked the ugliest pumpkin,…
October 20, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Pumpkin Head

by Pauline Yates

I’ve won ‘Best Halloween Display’…
October 19, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Last Kiss

by Caoimhin Kennedy

My daughter kisses me. “Heading…
October 17, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Hal Owen

by Steven Holding

Introducing Mr Owen (Hal to his…
October 15, 2021/by S. Jade Path


by Mel Andela

"Trick or treat." The childlike voice…
October 13, 2021/by S. Jade Path


by Matt Krizan

Karina lingers at the end of the dock,…
October 10, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Fishing with Frankie

by Caoimhin Kennedy

I bait the hook and toss my line.
October 7, 2021/by S. Jade Path

The Waiting Game

by S.L. Kretschmer

I lie prostrate on the ocean floor,…
October 4, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Catch and Release

by Robyn Fraser

Sunrise, and a misty river. Three…
October 1, 2021/by S. Jade Path

The Blue Cage

by Patrick Shanley

She could still hear the mournful…
September 28, 2021/by S. Jade Path


by Constantine E. Kiousis

Tina swam towards the bluish…
September 26, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Clearest Water

by Jake Jerome

The travel brochure said these are…
September 22, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Little Brother

by Fiona M. Jones

The bad dreams started when he was…
September 19, 2021/by S. Jade Path


by Jo Mularczyk

“Look Mama, a mermaid!” The child’s…
September 16, 2021/by S. Jade Path

The Näcken’s Music

by Leanbh Pearson

The musician sat beside the hearth,…
September 13, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Was It Plato?

by Avery Hunter

Caked in No-Man’s-Land mud, ears…
September 6, 2021/by S. Jade Path

The Fog of War

by Warren Benedetto

Jameson surveyed the battle-scarred…
September 3, 2021/by S. Jade Path

The Skittering

by Stephen Herczeg

Insects. After decades of Hollywood…
September 1, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Thank You for Your Service

by Steven Lord

The crosshairs rest just above the…
August 30, 2021/by S. Jade Path


by Pauline Yates

Why’d you bring me home, Jimmy?…
August 27, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Battle of the Bands

by N.E. Rule

On her patio, Linda’s jaw clenches…
August 24, 2021/by S. Jade Path

My Body

by Marion Lougheed

I float above the body that used…
August 22, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Private Edad

by John Lane

Before the commencement of Operation…
August 19, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Abraham and Isaac

by James Rumpel

Daddy, can I have a gun?” asked…
August 17, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Phoenix Fighters

by Dawn DeBraal

Thousands of them, dead. Commander…
August 15, 2021/by S. Jade Path


by Darlene Holt

After aliens invaded, war waged against…
August 13, 2021/by S. Jade Path


by Andrew McDonald

The sentry never heard me. I stab…
August 11, 2021/by S. Jade Path

The Body Truck

by Jason Hardy

We find one slumped against a mailbox…
August 9, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Escaping Inferno

by Renee Cronley

Tonight, your locked doors are about…
August 6, 2021/by S. Jade Path

A Quiet Word with the Boss

by L.J. McLeod

The blood was still warm where it coated…
August 2, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Liar, Liar

by S. Jade Path

Frantically pulling against her bonds,…
July 29, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Clean Sheet

by Pauline Yates

The Westridge football team walks…
July 27, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Whose Purge is it Anyway?

by Tracy Davidson

He had waited months for this night.…
July 24, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Heavy Lifting

by Marion Lougheed

Damien huffed as he worked his…
July 20, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Rule Three

by N.E. Rule

"We've now covered the two rules to survive…
July 17, 2021/by S. Jade Path

The Blood Purge

by J.M. Faulkner

Pale-skinned girl runs. Pale-skinned…
July 14, 2021/by S. Jade Path

A Deadly Lesson

by Andrew Kurtz

The college professor walked into…
July 12, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Safe and Alone

by Gary Smith Jr.

The size and strength of the house impresses…
July 10, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Show Time

by Liam Hogan

It's the same every night: the waiting,…
July 1, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Snow Flower

by Dorian J. Sinnott

It was when the silver moonlight…
June 29, 2021/by S. Jade Path

Ebenezer’s Corner

by Raven Isobel Plum

When my dog, Ebenezer, stared…
June 28, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Something Old

by Susan Vita

Rosia navigated the aisle alone. She…
June 25, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Witching Hour

by S. Jade Path

The veil is always thinnest on Samhain.
June 24, 2021/by Black Hare Press

The Messenger

by Constantine E. Kiousis

“This it?” Jennifer…
June 21, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Double Betrayal

by Jaycee Durand

Clara trailed her fingertips over…
June 19, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Mercy’s Harp

by Jodie Angell

Mercy’s fingers plucked the harp…
June 18, 2021/by Black Hare Press

In the Dark

by L.J. McLeod

Dark. Cold. Her breath comes in shallow…
June 17, 2021/by Black Hare Press

The Crimson Room

by Stephen Johnson

My eyes opened to a quiet darkness.…
June 15, 2021/by Black Hare Press


by L.T. Ward

The candlelight refracted within the…
June 14, 2021/by Black Hare Press

After the Ascent

by Evan Baughfman

Walter rose above his corpse. His…
June 11, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Passage for Two

by N.E. Rule

Sandra’s knuckles whiten on the steering…
June 7, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Down the Basement

by Jean Martin

My husband always said I was foolish.…
May 19, 2021/by Black Hare Press

The Bus Shelter

by Tracy Davidson

No locals use this bus shelter at…
May 18, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Wasn’t a Ghost

by Evan Baughfman

The door creaked open. Kellan took…
May 16, 2021/by Black Hare Press

St. Mary’s Hospital for Insane

by Jodie Angell

Souls never leave St Mary’s Hospital…
May 15, 2021/by Black Hare Press

The Burial Plot

by Susmita Ramani

Waking, I’ve never experienced…
May 14, 2021/by Black Hare Press


by Alyson Hasson

The doorknob slipped from her grasp…
May 13, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Where Angels Fear

by Kimberly Rei

The churchyard trembled at night.…
May 12, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Hospital Corridors

by Dale Parnell

The nurse at the main desk said my…
May 11, 2021/by Black Hare Press


by S. Jade Path

Her friends had dared her to enter…
May 10, 2021/by Black Hare Press

A Nice Long Soak

by Mike Rader

I heard them climbing the stairs. Tourists.…
May 9, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Where the Dead Things Are

by L.J. McLeod

Wendy hated the morgue. As the hospital’s…
May 8, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Fleeting Fame

by Colleen Anderson

Daiyu gasped. This rare discovery—a…
May 6, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Bartender Lobotomist

by Jodie Angell

A sharp wind whistled through the…
April 26, 2021/by Black Hare Press

The Diner

by Tracy Davidson

Manager and monster struck a truce.
April 25, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Last Words

by John Lane

With zombie apocalypse nonstop on mainstream…
April 24, 2021/by Black Hare Press

The Helpful Attendant

by Stephen Johnson

The neon bulbs flickered, casting…
April 23, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Full Service

by Andrew McDonald

It was 3 a.m. when the 18-wheeler…
April 22, 2021/by Black Hare Press


by Jodi Jensen

“Would you look at this…” Ignoring…
April 21, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Safe Haven

by Michelle Brett

“Call an ambulance. Someone’s…
April 20, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Black Dog

by L.J. McLeod

He’d heard other truckers talk about…
April 19, 2021/by Black Hare Press


by Warren Benedetto
“I’ll have the scrapple,”…
April 18, 2021/by Black Hare Press

The Lay-By

by Liam Hogan

I don't like to stop. The cab fulfils…
April 17, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Little Truck Stop on the Prairie

by Jameson Grey

Gunnars Diner [sic] reeked of rank…
April 14, 2021/by Black Hare Press

One More for the Road

by Blaise Langlois

Route 37 at night is a lonely stretch.…
April 14, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Glassman Had His Reasons

by C.L. Steele

Hunched over, his glass head slid across…
March 31, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Beware of the Talls

by John Lane

Born in a pan of green beef, seventy-five…
March 29, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Unclaimed and Quiet

by Miriam H. Harrison

They had warned us of giants,…
March 28, 2021/by Black Hare Press


by Chris Bannor

They towered above us, blocking out…
March 24, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Sleep Under the Stars

by Bernardo Villela

It was a marvellous night to sleep…
March 23, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Intelligent Life

by N.E. Rule

Khiiki strokes the silky hair through…
March 22, 2021/by Black Hare Press

How Long to Hide

by Joe Buckley

So hard to hide at this size. Even…
March 19, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Gaze Upon a Mountain Face

by Steven Holding

Panting, we reached the summit of…
March 18, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Unfinished Business

by Mendel Mire

“You see now why we need your help,…
March 17, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Huge Mistake

by Evan Baughfman

Dr Moranis grinned as his growth…
March 16, 2021/by Black Hare Press


by S Jade Path

Remembrance Tech’s tour group milled…
March 15, 2021/by Black Hare Press

Mighty Minions

by John H. Dromey

While the house shook like a road…
March 14, 2021/by Anny Saludar


by Nerisha Kemraj

“Run, Billy!” Dad said, trying…
March 7, 2021/by Anny Saludar


by Meera Dandekar

The dark alley felt more like home…
March 6, 2021/by Anny Saludar

Take It

by Jacqueline Moran Meyer

Dad and I hid underneath…
February 25, 2021/by Anny Saludar

The Tyrant

by Andrew Kurtz

“I have been chosen by the people…
February 24, 2021/by Anny Saludar

Danse Macabre

by Joshua D. Taylor

Max looked around the room that…
February 22, 2021/by Anny Saludar

With Great Power

by Darlene Holt

When CyDocs became a thing, they needed…
February 21, 2021/by Anny Saludar


by Colleen Anderson

The layering of nanobytes into…
February 20, 2021/by Anny Saludar


by N.E. Rule

My stomach growls in anticipation of…
February 19, 2021/by Anny Saludar


by Rich Rurshell

Dana tore through the Obsidian Plaza…
February 18, 2021/by Anny Saludar

Cool Kids

by S Jade Path

Ren stood on the gore-slicked dancefloor,…
February 17, 2021/by Anny Saludar

News from Sister No1

by Joel R. Hunt

Garzo grabbed my shoulder.
February 16, 2021/by Anny Saludar

Leader of the Pack

by Charlotte Langtree

The woman walked alone.
February 13, 2021/by Anny Saludar

Small Print

by Simon Clarke

Gerry was asleep. His left eyeball…
February 11, 2021/by Anny Saludar

The Rift

by Bernardo Villela

All aboard were awestruck. Creating…
January 30, 2021/by Anny Saludar


by Victor Nandi

Blood spattered as bullets tore through…
January 29, 2021/by Anny Saludar

It’s Out There

by Constantine E. Kiousis

David cowered in a dark…
January 27, 2021/by Anny Saludar


by Chris Bannor

I did everything by the book, followed…
January 25, 2021/by Anny Saludar

On the Edge of the Map

by Kaitlyn Arnett

It’s supposed to be a joke, marking…
January 24, 2021/by Anny Saludar


by Trevor Jess

I toss another green log into the struggling…
January 22, 2021/by Anny Saludar


by Rich Rurshell

Buzzing filled the air as swarms…
January 21, 2021/by Anny Saludar

A Space Pirate’s Life

by Charlotte Langtree

The ship was like nothing Jasper…
January 20, 2021/by Anny Saludar


by Jen Mierisch

Back then, my job was to strip the…
January 19, 2021/by Anny Saludar

Artificial Favouritism

by J.M. Faulkner

Ceiling lights flicker. Our cutlery…
January 18, 2021/by Anny Saludar

Sinlight Rising

by Kimberly Rei

Sinlight flickered around the planet…
January 17, 2021/by Anny Saludar

Silenced Night

by Constantine E. Kiousis

Colourful lights twinkled…
December 27, 2020/by Anny Saludar

On the Feast of Stephen

by Jean Martin

Under the old king, it would have been…
December 26, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Cookies for Santa Claws

by Chanelle Loftness

"You better not cry," the creature…
December 25, 2020/by Anny Saludar


by Rich Rurshell

On the fourth day of Christmas, my…
December 24, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Yule Dig It!

by Steven Holding

He loathed the season of goodwill,…
December 23, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Up on the Rooftop

by Warren Benedetto

There was something on the roof.
December 22, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Seven Swans A-Swimming

by Ali House

Chloe awoke touching something wet. As…
December 21, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Under the Mistletoe

by Amber M. Simpson

Aaron held Mia in his arms, slow…
December 20, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Nine Ladies Dancing

by Charlotte Langtree

They mesmerised him, nine beautiful…
December 19, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Ten Lords Tumbling

by Kimberly Rei

The mall was three storeys tall, with…
December 18, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The Madman’s Song

by Darlene Holt

“On the twelfth night of Christmas,…
December 17, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Twelve Drums

by Maxine Churchman

The drums sounded sweet. Jack…
December 15, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Bot Flies

by Lynne Phillips

Zacji didn’t feel the bites, but…
December 9, 2020/by Anny Saludar


by Bernardo Villela

Malcolm awoke confused. Eyes stung…
December 8, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Under Your Skin

by Brandi Hicks

I skitter over skin, searching for…
December 7, 2020/by Anny Saludar

In Control

by Constantine E. Kiousis

The man stood at the edge…
December 6, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The War Earth Won

by Gary Smith Jr.

The world is a better place. Years…
December 5, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The Most Natural Thing on Earth

by Gemma Paul

It burns her insides, itching to get…
December 4, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Soul Fungus

by Simon Clarke

Every day as darkness falls and the…
December 3, 2020/by Anny Saludar


by Sophie Wagner

“Please!” the hysterical mother…
December 2, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Beauty Mark

by Chisto Healy

Lara had first seen it on her shoulder.…
November 30, 2020/by Anny Saludar

After the Fall by Stephen Herczeg

Knocked out of orbit by a rogue comet, the asteroid Vesta rockets towards Earth, to pass by in a heavenly display of fire. Dubbed the party of the century by the media across the planet, thousands gather in cities to watch the spectacle and party until dawn.
November 28, 2020/by Black Hare Press

The Dancer

by Lyndsey Ellis-Holloway

It was the latest craze.…
November 23, 2020/by Anny Saludar

We Are Family

by Nicole Little

I tried to stay calm.
But I could…
November 20, 2020/by Anny Saludar


by Patrick Winters

A blonde bombshell was walking…
November 12, 2020/by Anny Saludar


by Karen Bayly

“Parasitic arachnoids,” declared…
November 11, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The Harikikigaki Has the Answer

by Kelly Matsuura

A weak pulse, lethargy, and fainting…
November 10, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The Pirate’s Jewel

by Andrew Kurtz

Max listened as the freak show owner…
November 7, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Freeflint’s Final Escape

by Chris Hewitt

“Hanging is too good for him,”…
November 5, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The Red Fleet

by R.A. Goli

The pirates spilled from the docks and…
November 4, 2020/by Anny Saludar

On a Ship, a Black Freighter

by Joachim Heijndermans

We be a happy crew once. There…
October 31, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Vindictive Waters

by Ali House

The attack was swift and merciless. By…
October 30, 2020/by Anny Saludar


by Patrick Winters

They'd plucked him from the sea…
October 29, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The Greatest Treasure

by Nerisha Kemraj

John Smith's greedy eyes beheld…
October 28, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The Key to Keeping a Secret

by David Green

“At last,” Bode cried. “The Fountain…
October 27, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Captain Purge’s Collection of Oddities

by Kelly Matsuura

“Kanami, darlin', you’ll finally…
October 26, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Captain’s Justice

by Melinda Pouncey

Captain Harrington slept with a…
October 25, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Price of Admission

by Michelle Brett

“Shall you give your hand or your…
October 24, 2020/by Anny Saludar


by Tracy Davidson

Redbeard chose the wrong island…
October 23, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Execution Dock

by Simon Clarke

Three tides washed over me before…
October 22, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The Most Hated Candy

by Nikki DeKeuster

They smashed them. All of them.
October 21, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Nice Night for a Barbeque

by Neen Cohen

Drips of fat dropped through the barbeque…
October 20, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Faerie Things

by Chris Hewitt

Tucked off the main thoroughfare,…
October 19, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Hunting Fae

by Karen Bayly

She watched from the alley, green eyes…
October 18, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The Awakening

by Eddie D. Moore

Reed couldn't believe how small…
October 17, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Faerie Etiquette

by Jacqueline Moran Meyer

“Stop,” I yelled, too…
October 16, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Fairies Gotta Eat

by Stephen Herczeg

I found them at the bottom of the…
October 15, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Spoiled Goods

by Zoey Xolton

“Please!” the girl begged. “Let…
October 14, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Destroyed by Silver

by Stacey Jaine McIntosh

The cold lingered, seeping…
October 13, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Poor Charlie

by Hari Navarro

I was sixteen the first time. Never…
October 12, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Cold Blue

by Kelly Matsuura

Celyna examined Davenall's face…
October 11, 2020/by Anny Saludar


by Chris Bannor

She held the knife between her teeth,…
October 10, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Infinity Mirror

by Beth W. Patterson

Why is the flora on my family's…
October 10, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Paradise Mobile Estates 2016

by V.A. Vazquez

He sat on the secondhand couch in…
October 9, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Mirror, Mirror

by S.O. Green

The mirror is cracked and the cracks…
October 9, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The Midnight Throne

by Rowanne S. Carberry

Blood-stained lips framed by…
October 8, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Everything You Know About Witches

by Warren Benedetto

“Everything you think you know…
October 8, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Torches and Pitchforks

by Raven Corinn Carluk

Gavin glowered at the townfolk…
October 7, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Redecorating Heaven

by McKenzie Richardson

Merlot-hued spatters stain…
October 7, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The Old One Breathed

by Scott Wheelock

The people blanketed the ground…
October 6, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Satan’s Butterfly

by Shawn M. Klimek

Spanning the stems of a prickly…
October 6, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Flames of Betrayal

by Paula R.C. Readman

Martha fed more sticks to the…
October 5, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Where’s Margaret?

by Kelly Matsuura

When Wizard Qarmel took to his death…
October 5, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Two Wrongs Don’t Save a Changeling

by K.B. Elijah

Cold winds borne from grey skies whipped…
October 4, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Bloody Mary

by Neen Cohen

She fluttered her bright blue eyes in…
October 3, 2020/by Anny Saludar

To Serve and Obey

by Zoey Xolton

Lucifer languished upon the immense,…
October 2, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The Old Switcheroo

by Steven Holding

All it took was one look at her…
October 1, 2020/by Anny Saludar

A Romance in Dunwich

by V.A. Vazquez

There weren't many eligible bachelors…
September 30, 2020/by Anny Saludar


by Jacqueline Moran Meyer

Elspeth haunts me. At night,…
September 30, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Whitechapel Rain

by Matthew Wilson

I have had dark moments since I…
September 29, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Midnight at the Gallows

by McKenzie Richardson

The corpse swings on its rope…
September 28, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Author’s Lament

by K.T. Tate

I just wanted a muse. Something unusual…
September 28, 2020/by Anny Saludar


by Joshua Gessner

I see a girl, hidden behind a curtain…
September 27, 2020/by Anny Saludar

A Successful Exorcism

by Celestine Trinidad

Father Fernando kept on chanting…
September 26, 2020/by Anny Saludar

We Can Only Fall

by Callum Pearce

Swept down from heaven on the wind…
September 25, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The Devourer

by Warren Benedetto

Maslowe stood absolutely still.…
September 24, 2020/by Anny Saludar

On Thunderous Wings

by Zoey Xolton

The eldritch gods of the ever deep stir…
September 23, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The Sound from the Moors

by Joel R. Hunt

I cannot describe the sound that emanated…
September 22, 2020/by Anny Saludar

A Thousand Days

by K.B. Elijah

Red lips in a pale face, puckered in…
September 20, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Enemies End

by Karen Bayly

The great witch, Ophesia, sat leaning…
September 20, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Angel, Broken

by  Kelly Matsuura

“Don’t touch me!” Lailah…
September 19, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The Death of Heaven

by Lyndsey Ellis-Holloway

His wings were ablaze, the…
September 18, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Miss Scarlet Hood

by Lynne Phillips

Miss Scarlet Hood met a bad wolf…
September 17, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The Woodsman

by Chris Bannor

They gave me an axe and sent me to…
September 16, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Protection Racket

by G. Allen Wilbanks

“Grandma, why do you put milk…
September 15, 2020/by Anny Saludar


by Jacek Wilkos

I dreamed about this horrible city…
September 14, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Needing to Forget

by David Green

“Why?” Ruby muttered to Nick.
September 12, 2020/by Anny Saludar


by Evan Baughfman

Glass slippers sparkled on Cinderella’s…
September 11, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Stormy Little Dream Stealer

by Hari Navarro

I felt the impact as she landed in…
September 10, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Oil Slick

by Evan Baughfman

Glistening, black goo coated the…
September 9, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Brew for Two

by Clint Foster

The thing about potions is, it doesn’t…
September 8, 2020/by Anny Saludar

What He Deserves

by Heather Ewings

“I brought what you wanted.”
September 7, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Water on Canvas

by James S. Austin

Standing in the newly acquired…
September 4, 2020/by Anny Saludar


by Jesse Highsmith

Richard's ears crackled loudly…
September 1, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The Many Lives of Miss Creant

by Chris Hewitt

Every young witch needs the protection…
August 31, 2020/by Anny Saludar


by Chris Bannor

The night rumbled its greeting as…
August 30, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Dunwich Desires

by Beth W. Patterson

“Looks aren’t everything”…
August 28, 2020/by Anny Saludar

The Darkness Ahead

by Brianna Witte

They came for me—pitchforks sharpened…
August 27, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Celestial Game

by Abi Marie Palmer

The arrow pierced the angel's…
August 25, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Cautionary Steps

by Colleen Anderson

Sergei backed away from the greyish…
August 16, 2020/by Black Hare Press

Bleeding, Blending, An Ending With The Living Dead

by Steven Holding

Slow shuffle, like a senile senior…
August 15, 2020/by Black Hare Press

The Unturned

by Nicole Little

Holing up in this ramshackle cabin…
August 14, 2020/by Black Hare Press


by Dustin Pinney

The last survivor screamed as the…
August 11, 2020/by Black Hare Press

Watch Where You Step

by Jodi Jensen

“Mom! Dad!” Kelly’s shouts were…
August 10, 2020/by Black Hare Press

Time and Decay

by Zoey Xolton

Rayne’s heartbeat thundered in her…
August 9, 2020/by Black Hare Press

New Beginning

by Melinda Pouncey

It began with a worldwide contagion.Warning…
August 7, 2020/by Black Hare Press

The Last One Alive

by Andreas Hort

Every day they trudge around the city…
August 5, 2020/by Black Hare Press


by Paul J Scribbans

“Harry! You promised Dad!”
August 4, 2020/by Black Hare Press


by Maxine Churchman

Sylvia, the bride-to-be, gasped…
August 3, 2020/by Black Hare Press

Kill the Messenger

by Shawn M. Klimek

Kendra hurried back to the shelter…
August 2, 2020/by Black Hare Press

This Is Where It Ends

by Wondra Vanian

Everyone knows where it started.…
July 26, 2020/by Black Hare Press


by Chris Bannor

For three days my brother and I ran. …
May 28, 2020/by Black Hare Press


by Evan Baughfman

They returned with a vengeance,…
May 27, 2020/by Evan Baughfman

An Honest Review

by Galina Trefil

Centuries ago, he’d killed her.
May 26, 2020/by Gabriella Balcom


by Andreas Hort

“Mm, Liam,” purred the raspy voice.…
May 22, 2020/by Andreas Hort

Family Reunion

by Joel R. Hunt

The months after she died felt like…
May 15, 2020/by Joel R. Hunt

You Came to Me

by Paula R.C. Readman

In the depth of a cloudless…
May 14, 2020/by Paula R. C. Readman

The Shape of Darkness

by K.B. Elijah

At first, I thought it was the real…
May 6, 2020/by K.B. Elijah


by Raven Corinn Carluk

Maggie stirred the stew, staring…
May 4, 2020/by Raven Corinn Carluk

Lady in White

by Harry J. Canis

“Headless horse-riding monk! Really?”
May 2, 2020/by Harry J Canis

I Can’t Stand the Rain

by Frances Tate

“And the dreams?” the psychiatrist…
April 28, 2020/by Frances Tate

Night Drive

by R.J. Meldrum

He woke, disturbed.  The dream had…
April 23, 2020/by R.J. Meldrum

Sausage Soup

by Jacob Baugher

When the three sweating golfers in…
April 15, 2020/by Jacob Baugher

Blame it on El Trauco

by Ximena Escobar

Knowing the fate befalling virgins…
April 8, 2020/by Ximena Escobar

Next Time, Take the Stairs

by Nicole Little

My new job has phenomenal perks:…
April 5, 2020/by Nicole Little

The Kiss

by Michael Crow

The bite wasn’t what I expected.…
March 31, 2020/by Michael Crow

The Fliers Club

by James Lipson

“Are you kidding me?”
“I might…
March 18, 2020/by James Lipson

Covert Operation Helsing: Malawi Mission

by Jacob Bowers

“You may have done your research,…
March 18, 2020/by Jacob Bowers

A Shot of Carmilla

by Joachim Heijndermans

Funny, a thing like her being…
March 13, 2020/by Joachim Heijndermans

Weak Timid Afraid

by Kathy Slater Neilsen

Her skin translucent, veins…
March 13, 2020/by Kathy Slater Neilsen

Gift Wrapping

by Glenn R. Wilson

“We’ve gathered here to celebrate…
March 5, 2020/by Glenn R. Wilson


by Maura Yzmore

How long has it been? A century or…
February 29, 2020/by Maura Yzmore

The Party

by Pavi Raman

The Dardanellis threw the best Halloween…
February 27, 2020/by Pavi Raman

Only When I Sleep

by J.W. Garrett

Shana glanced upward. Bits of darkened…
February 23, 2020/by J.W. Garrett

Winter Kiss

by Donald Jacob Uitvlugt

Nothing is more beautiful…
February 22, 2020/by Donald Jacob Uitvlugt


by Catherine Kenwell

It had been too long. The infernal…
February 19, 2020/by Catherine Kenwell


by Steven Lord

The yearning starts off in the morning…
February 12, 2020/by Steven Lord

Last Call

by Stephanie Scissom

Jackson called at 9:57 a.m. Still…
February 10, 2020/by Stephanie Scissom


by Rich Rurshell

I could see it in his eyes. He knew…
February 9, 2020/by Rich Rurshell

Camponotus Vampiricus

by Robert Bagnall

Doug sharpens Swan Vestas.  Making…
February 9, 2020/by Robert Bagnall

Countess D

by Robin Braid

"The Countess must die," the cry went…
January 29, 2020/by Robin Braid

Carnival Nights

by Trisha Ridinger McKee

Patsy was plain and blended…
January 24, 2020/by Trisha Ridinger McKee

The First Bite

by Jodi Jensen

Lush, full, delicious lips were all…
January 22, 2020/by Jodi Jensen

The Day I Died

by Clint Foster

There was no warning before I died.
January 20, 2020/by Clint Foster


by Annie Percik

I am a light in the darkness, obscured…
January 19, 2020/by Annie Percik


January 15, 2020/by Black Hare Press


January 14, 2020/by Black Hare Press

The Power of Love

by Paula R.C. Readman

“The first bite is as powerful…
January 13, 2020/by Paula R. C. Readman


January 13, 2020/by Black Hare Press


January 12, 2020/by Black Hare Press


January 11, 2020/by Black Hare Press

The Cautious Predator

by G. Allen Wilbanks

These children have no appreciation…
January 9, 2020/by G. Allen Wilbanks

Liquid Diet

by Steven Holding

Fluids feed us, true enough, but…
January 9, 2020/by Steven Holding

Hard Wood

by Hari Navarro

The tip of his stake pushes the cloth…
January 6, 2020/by Hari Navarro

Beware the Plastic Teeth

by D.J. Elton

Brian sighed. Halloween props for tonight.…
January 4, 2020/by D.J. Elton

Thanks, Pop Culture

by Neen Cohen

“You gunna sparkle in the sunlight?”…
January 2, 2020/by Neen Cohen

New Year’s Eve, Party for One: Truth or Dare

by Zoey Xolton

“Dare,” said his exotic drinking…
December 31, 2019/by Zoey Xolton

A Savage Christmas

by Shawn M. Klimek

After two years imbedded with savage,…
December 25, 2019/by Shawn M. Klimek

12 Drummers Drumming

by Rowanne S. Carberry

Claire runs faster. Heart beating…
December 24, 2019/by Rowanne S. Carberry

Eleven Pipers Piping

by Karter Mycroft

I raise my flute with trembling…
December 23, 2019/by Karter Mycroft

Tenth Day

by R.J. Hunt

On the Tenth Day of Christmas, my lover…
December 22, 2019/by R.J. Hunt

Nine Ladies Dancing

by D.M. Burdett

She dances for him; en pointe, lightly…
December 21, 2019/by D.M. Burdett

Eight Maids A-milking

by Susanne Thomas

Trina and Carla sat at the bottom…
December 20, 2019/by Susanne Thomas

Death for Christmas

by Cassandra Angler

On the seventh day of Christmas,…
December 19, 2019/by Cassandra Angler

Arena of Shadows – Six Body-Parts Bleeding…

by John Saxton

A dark shed: arena of shadows.
A heavyset…
December 18, 2019/by John Saxton

Five Golden Rings

by Joel R. Hunt

On the fifth day of Christmas my true…
December 18, 2019/by Joel R. Hunt

Love Santa

by Kimberly Rei

The first gift arrived by courier.…
December 17, 2019/by Kimberly Rei

Dinner for Three

by J.W. Garrett

A sticky red paste covered the cook…
December 16, 2019/by J.W. Garrett

The 2nd Day

by Jason Holden

I’d seen the news. It’s all over…
December 15, 2019/by Jason Holden

The First Day of Christmas

by R.A. Goli

Jonah woke, drenched in sweat, heart…
December 14, 2019/by R.A. Goli

Eye of Phone

by Liam Hogan

“When shall we three meet again?”
November 28, 2019/by Liam Hogan

The Kid Who Hates Baseball

by Alanna Robertson-Webb

     I love coaching…
November 28, 2019/by Alanna Robertson-Webb

Under the Bed

by A.R. Dean

Bedtime was here again. Billy shook in…
November 27, 2019/by A.R. Dean

Dying With Laughter

by Tracy Davidson

If you’re gonna die, die laughing,…
November 24, 2019/by Tracy Davidson

The Probe

by Colleen Anderson

Frank awoke, staring into the…
November 24, 2019/by Colleen Anderson

Blaster of Puppets

by Beth W. Patterson

“What’s wrong? Did your sense…
November 20, 2019/by Beth W. Patterson

Forever Hungry

by Jason Holden

It waits, making low groaning noises.…
November 18, 2019/by Jason Holden

In the Middle of the Night

by Jacek Wilkos

He woke up in the middle of the night.…
November 18, 2019/by Jacek Wilkos

Gallows Humour

by Joel R. Hunt

Gonzo the Clown trembled on the gallows.…
November 15, 2019/by Black Hare Press

How to Deal with Stress

by Crystal L. Kirkham

A co-worker once asked me how…
November 10, 2019/by Crystal L. Kirkham

Don’t Wear Black

by Charlotte O’Farrell

In life, Aunt Maud had no…
November 10, 2019/by Charlotte O’Farrell


by Shawn M. Klimek

“It’s a parasitic twin,”…
November 8, 2019/by Shawn M. Klimek

Dinner Plans

by Raven Corinn Carluk

"What should we eat?"
November 2, 2019/by Raven Corinn Carluk

The Hunger

by Stephanie Scissom

Elspbeth peered through her keyhole.…
October 30, 2019/by Stephanie Scissom

Spell for the Dead

by Belinda Brady

“The Spell for the Dead only works…
October 27, 2019/by Belinda Brady

Mrs Jack’s Hallowe’en Surprise!

by Donna Cuttress

The knife pierced the toughened…
October 24, 2019/by Donna Cutress

Kindness Altered

by C.L. Steele

“Not a flat!”
Molly worried about…
October 22, 2019/by C.L. Steele

The Root of All Evil

by Andrew Anderson

All the village kids knew which…
October 18, 2019/by Andrew Anderson


by Jasmine Arch

The pumpkin's toothy grin had grown…
October 18, 2019/by Jasmine Arch


by G. Allen Wilbanks

Morty loved decorating for Halloween.…
October 18, 2019/by G. Allen Wilbanks

Riddle of the Sphinx

by Shawn M. Klimek

“Domesticated dogs came into…
October 11, 2019/by Shawn M. Klimek

Here Comes the Knock

by Paula R. C. Readman

Streetlights darken.
October 11, 2019/by Paula R. C. Readman

The Wackiest Star Ship in the Space Force

by John H. Dromey

A doorbell rang. A door creaked…
October 11, 2019/by John H. Dromey

Anniversary of the Mask Murders

by Joshua D. Taylor

Chris and Sara stared at the abandoned…
October 11, 2019/by Joshua D. Taylor

A Family Hallowe’en

by Connie R. Watson

With a final slice, Jace completed…
October 8, 2019/by Connie R. Watson

Party Favours

by J.S. Carnes

Cindy manoeuvred through fake cobwebs…
October 2, 2019/by J.S. Carnes

Head of the Class

by Raven Corinn Carluk

Master found me on the streets…
September 30, 2019/by Raven Corinn Carluk

Tali’s Future

by Susanne Thomas

Heralds pronounced the fate of the…
September 27, 2019/by Susanne Thomas

A Deal is a Deal

by Crystal L. Kirkham

Tonight, they celebrated her…
September 25, 2019/by Crystal L. Kirkham

The Ancestor Stone

by Joel R. Hunt

Becoming a man had been harder in…
September 23, 2019/by Joel R. Hunt

Turning Thirteen

by William J. Joel

Today was the day, and Tiffany…
September 20, 2019/by William J. Joel

The Monster in the Bed

by Aiki Flinthart

Each night it comes for her body,…
September 20, 2019/by Aiki Flinthart

First Job

by Adam S. Furman

Today's the first day of my career.
September 15, 2019/by Adam S. Furman


by Freddy Iryss

My brothers and sisters always tease…
September 13, 2019/by Freddy Iryss

Amor Fati

by Charlotte O’Farrell

Trevor arrived at the group’s…
September 11, 2019/by Charlotte O’Farrell

Spreading My Wings

by Annie Percik

I have been waiting so long. The hour…
September 9, 2019/by Annie Percik

Taran’s Hunt

by Tracy Davidson

No longer a child. Time to prove…
September 6, 2019/by Tracy Davidson

That Healthy Glow

by Ryan Benson

Donna gazed at her reflection.
September 4, 2019/by Ryan Benson

Second Time’s the Charm

by Becky Benishek

He came to her when she had too…
September 4, 2019/by Becky Benishek

Better Latte Than Never’s

by A.L. Blacklyn

I'm about to burn. My final thesis…
September 2, 2019/by A.L. Blacklyn

First Time

by Liam Hogan

The hunter waited, trembling. Across…
September 2, 2019/by Liam Hogan

The Bell

by C.M. Saunders

The very word is enough…
August 28, 2019/by C.M. Saunders

Awful Alphabet

by Evan Baughfman

“Daddy, they taught me my ABC’s!”…
August 26, 2019/by Evan Baughfman

The Glutton

by John A. DeMember

The infernal flames licked at…
August 23, 2019/by John A. DeMember


by J. Motoki

His last words hiss under the pendulum…
August 21, 2019/by J. Motoki

Your Ride Has Arrived

by Evan Baughfman

The hearse came to a silent stop…
August 16, 2019/by Evan Baughfman

A Psi of Relief

by Shawn M. Klimek

Once the mushroom’s psychotropic…
August 14, 2019/by Shawn M. Klimek

Other Oceans

by Blair Frison

An epidemic of suicide and madness…
August 13, 2019/by Blair Frison

Cosmic Horror

by Dustin Pinney

Ray saw the asteroid long before…
August 9, 2019/by Dustin Pinney

The Tailor

by Ezekiel Kincaid

I slipped on the suit. The sleeves…
August 7, 2019/by Ezekiel Kincaid


by Denzell Cooper

The wheat grew past our heads, ears…
August 5, 2019/by Denzell Cooper

When the Cat’s Away…

by Thomas Kleaton

Norman scratched his head, pondering…
August 2, 2019/by Thomas Kleaton

Allison’s Ghost

by W.T. Paterson

The house wasn’t haunted when she…
July 30, 2019/by W.T. Paterson


by Connor Greenaway

He put the pen down, defeated.…
July 28, 2019/by Connor Greenaway

Devil’s Triangle

by Caleb Echterling

During the drinking game Devil’s…
July 28, 2019/by Caleb Echterling

Big Bad Consequences

by Tim Hawken

Pneumoconiosis has taken its toll. The…
July 25, 2019/by Tim Hawken

Eyes of Innocence

by Ximena Escobar

Behind her sweet caress lies a lie. …
July 24, 2019/by Ximena Escobar


by C.D. Augello

     In the night he feels her…
July 21, 2019/by C.D. Augello

Flesh Art

by Gary Ferrill

Flesh was torn. Limbs flayed open.…
July 18, 2019/by Gary Ferrill

Trophic Dynamics

by Gabrielle Bleu

Sixteen dogs used to roam the back…
July 17, 2019/by Gabrielle Bleu

After Glow

by Liam Hogan

Huh. Zombies.
Of course it was zombies.…
July 15, 2019/by Liam Hogan

Where Her Heart Was

by Adam Breckenridge

My girlfriend opened the door…
July 12, 2019/by Adam Breckenridge


by Lynne Lumsden Green

My friend Ben and I loved jumping…
July 10, 2019/by Lynne Lumsden Green


by Shane Sinjun

“Welcome to AA,” the convenor…
July 8, 2019/by Shane Sinjun

We’ll Always Have Venus

by Shawn M. Klimek

To humanity’s great relief, the…
July 5, 2019/by Shawn M. Klimek


by Belinda Brady

“Fancy a drink?” Dave asks.
July 3, 2019/by Belinda Brady


by Chitra Gopalakrishnan

Release travels to me through…
June 30, 2019/by Chitra Gopalakrishnan

The Carrion Maven

by Casey Douglass

It seeps through the streets like…
June 28, 2019/by Casey Douglass


by Vonnie Winslow Crist

The trouble began when Jimmie…
June 25, 2019/by Vonnie Winslow Crist

Mother Cat

by Rickey Rivers Jr.

Rick accidentally ran over a…
June 24, 2019/by Rickey Rivers Jr.


by Daniel Bagley

Deep inside lives a monster, born…
June 20, 2019/by Daniel Bagley

Automated Control

by Ryan Benson

The small civilians pelt me with rocks…
June 19, 2019/by Ryan Benson

Pin This Picture Upon the Refrigerator

by Steven Holding

Furious scratching as crayon scrapes…
June 17, 2019/by Steven Holding

Time to Retreat

by Gabriella Balcom

As Pam picked a dahlia, something…
June 13, 2019/by Gabriella Balcom

The Gun

by James WF Roberts

The gun on the table mocks me.…
June 12, 2019/by James WF Roberts


by Charlotte O’Farrell

All my life, Uncle Harry’s…
June 10, 2019/by Charlotte O’Farrell

Aberrant Foliation

by Dennis Mombauer

The train stopped. Sanesh awoke…
June 5, 2019/by Dennis Mombauer

Darkness Falls

by Kim Plasket

Darkness falls across a sea of blood.…
June 3, 2019/by Kim Plasket

A New Mourning

by Kevin Hopson

Michael knew of the man. He visited…
May 31, 2019/by Kevin Hopson

Treasure Hunt

by Holly Schofield

The penthouse door shut behind…
May 29, 2019/by Holly Schofield

All the Little Vampires

by Gregory L. Norris

While the family slept, all the…
May 27, 2019/by Gregory L. Norris

Rags and Bones

by Carys Crossen

The villagers decided she was a witch.…
May 24, 2019/by Carys Crossen

The Capital D

by A.L. King

I’ve seen Death. That’s with a capital…
May 22, 2019/by A.L. King

O Fear and Fortuna

by L.P. Melling

They rained from the sky, shaped like…
May 19, 2019/by L.P. Melling


by Steven Sheil

She fell backwards into the crowd…
May 17, 2019/by Steven Sheil

Lady in White

by A.R. Johnston

I slowly walked toward the river,…
May 14, 2019/by A.R. Johnston

The Butcher of Redcreek Farm

by Zoey Xolton

Jacob shivered in the cage, naked as…
May 12, 2019/by Zoey Xolton

Excalibur’s Prelude

by Dave Ring

Emrys and Fatou le Fay had been practicing…
May 10, 2019/by Dave Ring

Grandma’s Gift

by J.D. Bell

Weathered hands work the long braid of…
May 8, 2019/by JD Bell

What Squirms Beneath

by Paul Alex Gray

Chunks of muck splattered Ernie…
May 5, 2019/by Paul Alex Gray

They Hang

by John Saxton

They hang; some in bunches, others…
May 3, 2019/by John Saxton

Soul Food

by Mike Murphy

The eternal soul fluttered about the…
April 30, 2019/by Mike Murphy


by Russell Hemmell

"Welcome to The Morgue. At 5 pm,…
April 25, 2019/by Russell Hemmell


by Belinda Brady

“Shapeshifters? Why are you reading…
April 23, 2019/by Belinda Brady

It’s So Dark

by Stephen Herczeg

I wake. It’s dark. So dark.
April 17, 2019/by Stephen Herczeg

The Rich, The Poor And When Earth’s Time Is Up

by Aditya Deshmukh

An ashamed sun drags itself up…
April 17, 2019/by Aditya Deshmukh

The Hot Bunk

by Shawn M. Klimek

Lieutenant Kent ached. His leaden…
April 10, 2019/by Shawn M. Klimek

Quick Salvage

by Eddie D. Moore

I found the derelict in a degrading…
April 10, 2019/by Eddie D. Moore

On the House

by Colleen Anderson

Jordan hated everything; wife…
April 2, 2019/by Colleen Anderson

The 97-Year-Old Science-Fiction Writer’s Untimely Time-Machine Computer

by J. J. Steinfeld

The 97-year-old science-fiction…
March 30, 2019/by J. J. Steinfeld

Protected Class

by Adam S. Furman

To the citizens and subjects of…
March 30, 2019/by Adam S. Furman