Hard Bound

by Kristin Lennox

Amelia discovered the book in the thrift…
February 20, 2024/by Shawna Rowan

America’s Got Witchcraft

by Tracy Davidson

I said my spells would blow their minds.…
February 18, 2024/by Shawna Rowan

Free Feet Are Happy Feet

by Susan Monroe McGrath

Chelsea hated shoes. They meant pinched…
February 11, 2024/by Shawna Rowan

Like and Follow

by Aurelio Rico Lopez III

Mark stepped around the pool of…
February 9, 2024/by Shawna Rowan

Gesundheit

by Scott O'Neill

Rabbi Michnik proudly watched his golem dismember…
February 7, 2024/by Shawna Rowan

Grisly Transformation

by Evan Baughfman

Shawn sat in the driver’s seat of an extra-terrestrial…
February 5, 2024/by Shawna Rowan

In Our Best Interests

by Penny Durham

“Mission accomplished” flashed up on monitors…
February 3, 2024/by Shawna Rowan

Wish Fulfilment

by Stuart Docherty

“Give me two tusks, and the force and…
January 31, 2024/by Shawna Rowan

Out of Range

by G.B. Dinesh

We ate the last of our food today. We’re…
January 28, 2024/by Shawna Rowan

It’s Your Funeral!

by Jameson Grey

Ed bribed the local gravedigger, Smithy, with…
January 25, 2024/by Shawna Rowan

A Medical Miracle

by Tim Law

They advertised it as the medical breakthrough…
January 23, 2024/by Shawna Rowan

Immaculate Record

by Alden Terzo

Daniella’s eyes fluttered. Pain danced across…
January 21, 2024/by Shawna Rowan

Numbskull

by Pauline Yates

For the third time, bone shards and chunks…
January 19, 2024/by Shawna Rowan

Selective Hearing

by Kim F.G. Olav

“The vault’s new security system is online,”…
January 17, 2024/by Shawna Rowan

Dark Reflection

by Grace Quon

I stare in the mirror. You’re gone again.…
December 30, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

by Tannis Mill

Miriam set crescent rolls on the table, then…
December 24, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Duped Again

by John Cramer

The grimoire delivered as was promised. The…
December 21, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Carry the One…Hundred

by T.J. Gallasch

I’d checked my calculations, twice, and…
December 18, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Number 57

by Tracy Davidson

The other me is here. Sitting at my table,…
December 15, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Next Gen

by Kristin Lennox

Trey marvelled at the monitor. The man in…
December 12, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

It’s Just Business

by Don Money

What harm could it cause? I thought. A secret…
December 9, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Spores on the Wind

by Chris Clemens

When the mushroom sickness takes over, you’re…
December 7, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Contaminated

by G.B. Dinesh

When the contamination happens, the genetic…
December 5, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Birth

by Sophie Wagner

Men and women alike writhed in pain on the…
December 3, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Frenzy

by Jessica Gleason

Candace, using her neon polished nails,…
December 1, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Metallicum Caro

by Don Money

It was only a matter of time until viruses caught…
November 29, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Growing Strong

by Kai Delmas

Sammy found the body in the woods. We didn't…
November 27, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

It Bytes Back

by Mary Kuna

My last line deleted itself, and words I hadn’t…
November 25, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

52 Hours

by David Staiger

Dr Nores emerged from the isolation lab exhausted,…
November 23, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Wake

by Ajaye Nic

Another outbreak hits the city and it’s my…
November 21, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Tick Tock

by Pauline Yates

The new virus spreading worldwide should…
November 19, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Last Patient

by Kristin Lennox

Dr Shepherd gently covered the body, the…
November 17, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Munch

by Liam Hogan

It was easy to catch and we willingly caught…
November 15, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Breed

by Louisa King

Lena couldn’t bring herself to swallow any…
November 13, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Devoured

by Katherine Sankey

The winter was the harshest the village…
November 4, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Wildwood Eternal

by Fred W. Barlowe

Dennis stood on the hilltop and surveyed…
November 2, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Buddy Double

by Megan Larson

Crack. Snap. Squelch.
Bones break. Intestines…
October 31, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Lighthouse

by Kat Leeshue

Upon the rocky shores stood a lighthouse.
A…
October 29, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

In Plain Sight

by Kristin Lennox

Charlie peeked through the kitchen door:…
October 27, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Belt and Bear

by Ann Wuehler

I shivered inside my human skin. My mother…
October 24, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Thrill of the Chase

by Sara Omer

When the hunger clouds my mind, I disappear into…
October 21, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Like Father…

by John Dougherty

I guess I never really knew him.
He left…
October 19, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Beware of the Werebear

by Tracy Davidson

She guides hunters. She knows these woods…
October 16, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Too Dumb For…

by Jeff Currier

“Why’d they send him down here—record’s…
October 15, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Welcome Home

by Kristin Lennox

Sid was neither fat nor claustrophobic,…
October 13, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

The Final Embrace

by L.B. Zinger

January 21, midnight, -40 degrees. Twenty mph…
October 11, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Stuck to the Truck

by Juliann Wetz

“Skunk!” Chuck raced into a nearby pond…
October 8, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Sharp Objects

by C.L. Sidell

“Mikey! What have I told you about running…
October 5, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Oxygen Sceptic

by Chris McGrane

“Scientists and the lame-stream media don’t…
October 3, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Lawnmower Surfin’, USA

by Scott O'Neill

The TurfPredator 9000 riding lawnmower stalled…
October 1, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Hello There!

by Odi Welter

Welcome to Hell! Can I just get your name and…
September 29, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

Fin Friends Petting Zoo

by Don Money

The idea, the man at the bank said, was a terrible…
September 28, 2023/by Shawna Rowan

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

Sparks

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 recite the phrase while plucking the dandelion’s…
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.”
“Where’d…
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

Dana

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

Schoolyard

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

Neighbourly

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 T.J. Gallasch 

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

The Pirate’s Parrot

by Tracy Davidson 

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

Satisfaction

by Jenny Thompson 

The captain clambered up the rope ladder.
“I’ve…
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

Namesake

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

Egg

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.
“Deploy…
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

Animalady

by Jasiah Witkofsky

What the hell are these kids watching?!
I…
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

Rosemary

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

124

by David Staiger

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

Spooned

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

Coal

by David D. West

 

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

Consequences

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

Ketrokur

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

Incognito

by Kimberly Rei
 

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

Hotboi752

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!”
A…
November 29, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Captive

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.
My…
November 17, 2022/by Shawna Rowan

Crewed

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

Curse

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

Jubilee

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

Drained

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.
Definitely…
September 22, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Payload

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

Pomegranate

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

Flaming-O

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.
My…
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

Ready-to-Wear

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

Carrion

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

Domovoi

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

Drip

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

Alterations

by Maxwell Marais
 

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

Nightmare

by Vijayaraj Mahendraraj
 

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

Dinnertime

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
 

Zip.
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

Becoming

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.
He…
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

Dusty

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

Cull

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

Ravenous

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

Revenge

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

Re-Election

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

Company

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…
February 1, 2022/by S. Jade Path

Showtime

by Warren Benedetto
 

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

Bloom

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.
I…
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

Shattered

by Constantine E. Kiousis
 

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

Crossroads

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

Kuntilanak

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?
You…
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.”
Anthony…
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

Harvest

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

Vengeance

by Mel Andela
 

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

Surfacing

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.
Pluksh!…
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

Bait

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

Facade

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

Dual

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

Sacrifice

by Darlene Holt
 

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

Recon

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.
Kylie…
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

Clairvoyance

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

Dilapidated

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

Dared

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.
It…
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

Overgrown

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

Scrapple

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

Sacrifice

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

Remembrance

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

Takeover

by Nerisha Kemraj
 

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

System3011-01

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

Roots

by Colleen Anderson
 

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

Inclusion

by N.E. Rule
 

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

Cheap-Ass

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.
“Quick,…
February 16, 2021/by Anny Saludar

Leader of the Pack

by Charlotte Langtree
 

The woman walked alone.
“She’ll…
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

Annihilation

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

Judgement

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

Sunset

by Trevor Jess
 

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

Prospector

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

Machinations

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

Carrion

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.
The…
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

Visceral

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

Crawl

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

Chastened

by Patrick Winters
 

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

Parachnoids

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

Jonah

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

Redbeard

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.
My…
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

Spoils

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

Elspeth

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

Madeline

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

Escape

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.
They…
September 12, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Fragile

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.”
Brown…
September 7, 2020/by Anny Saludar

Water on Canvas

by James S. Austin
 

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

Insolence

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

Brothers

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

Saviours

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

Obey

by Paul J Scribbans
 

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

Surprise!

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

One

by Chris Bannor
 

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

Exterminate

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.
She…
May 26, 2020/by Gabriella Balcom

Bogeyman

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

Once

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?”
Harry…
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

Embrace

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

Courage

by Catherine Kenwell
 

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

Regrets

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

Razor

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.
A…
January 20, 2020/by Clint Foster

Moonlight

by Annie Percik
 

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

YEAR ONE

January 15, 2020/by Black Hare Press

YEAR TWO

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

YEAR THREE

January 13, 2020/by Black Hare Press

YEAR FOUR

January 12, 2020/by Black Hare Press

YEAR FIVE

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?”
There…
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

Nevermore

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?"
"Dunno.…
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

Facelift

by Jasmine Arch
 

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

Graveyard

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.
Laughter…
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.
I…
September 15, 2019/by Adam S. Furman

Metamorphosis

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.
Sigh.
The…
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
 

Cancer.
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