My name is Terrence Frey. This is how I punish myself. I quit my job and sold everything we own three months ago, so that I can sit here; day after day, night after night, eating terrible hospital food in this chair with the damaged leg and watch Cherie. I know every contour of her … Continue reading Ma Cherie
The desert sky was so still as I drove as fast as the engine would carry me away from everything that I’ve ever known. I have nothing left there but broken dreams and sleepless nights of unneeded suffering. As soon as I could run, or rather, walk again, I packed everything I owned and boosted … Continue reading Torch Spark
Hickory duckory Fuck, why must you be such a dick? If buzzkill had a finger, it'd be pointed in your general vicinity Is it so difficult to be a little less self aware, maybe? Screw your thinly veiled, venomous barbs I'm hanging out in drown town tonight Let my sorrows sink or whatever I'll smother the mothersuckers. … Continue reading mothersuckers
It’s all that she can think about; the memories of that night after the carnival are redolent, like spider webs and herb. Nothing had tasted so good His name was Eliott White and he won her a black unicorn that she promptly christened Stabbty and kissed him soundly in thanks. He was giddy afterwards, when … Continue reading Carnival Cuisine
Who left the bag of idiots open? Who is gong to take care of the infestation? *Snickering wildly* An idiot infestation I'm surrounded by them And there are no inoculations It could just be my magnetic personality or I'm the eye of the fucking storm *tornado noises* Perhaps I've accomplished What took losing a body … Continue reading The Eyeroll Game
Sirens Call Publications is pleased to announce a new open submission for a horror anthology titled Alone With Your Fear!
For this call, we’re looking for stories that pit the main character against their own greatest fear. It seems deceptively simple, but be warned – it isn’t. We want the fear to be the overarching theme, so make sure your story contains a hefty dose – if we don’t feel it, the readers won’t either.
Perhaps the best place to write this tale is Alone with Your Fear…
Deadline: September 1, 2016
Word Count: 4,000 – 8,000 words
All submissions MUST be submitted to: Submissions@SirensCallPublications.com
Reading & Evaluation Period: Two to three months after close of the deadline
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Heroes need not apply. I grew tired of waiting for the fruition of folly Whilst I educated myself on promises and became my own Heroine The only strength I need, I have covered I've managed thus far on my own Thanks all the same. So maybe I'm scratched and dented Gorilla glued back to a … Continue reading Gorilla Glue
Sirens Call Publications is pleased to announce the open call for the 27th issue of The Sirens Call…
For this issue, we’re looking for your best horror stories falling under the theme of
Go psychological or slasher, creature or paranormal – as long as it falls under the umbrella of horror, we’re open to it. Make your tales creepy, kitschy, funny, romantic, or sci-fi – get creative and send us the kind of skin-crawling, bone-rattling story you’d want to read.
Your only limiting factors are your own imagination and the word count!
Submission Deadline: June 1, 2016
Short story word count: 1,000 – 2,500
Flash fiction word count: 300 – 1,000
Poem length: minimum 10 lines; maximum 50 lines (with a limit of five poems per author)
Drabbles: 100 words (limit of five submitted per author)
Reprints are acceptable as long as you currently…
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Slayful Stories 3; Interludes is now available on Amazon for Kindle and in paperback My nerves throb. They thrum like live wires and it hurts so badly. I can't hold back a scream, but it's locked in my chest and it sits there burning. I don’t know who I am, or where I … Continue reading Frozen