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

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

The Power of Love

by Paula R.C. Readman

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

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 JD 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

Nodes and Modes

by Beth W. Patterson

There was no sound in space,…
March 27, 2019/by Beth W. Patterson

A Breath So Sweet

by Stephen Coghlan

Oh, The Horror!
I must escape!
March 27, 2019/by Stephen Coghlan


by Alex Gounaris

I floated in space, heading for an endless…
March 16, 2019/by Alex Gounaris
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