Posts Tagged ‘Flash Fiction’

ELDER GLASS

“Shadows rushed along the sewer walls and turned them into a kaleidoscope of black. ‘I saw my future in a shard of glass.” The scavenger slogged through the runoff, his ghost-light hovering before him. “Follow me, and I shall lead you to safety.’” Published in: Fantasy Shorts, June  2020

Weiterlesen

WORDS OF STONE AND STRAW

“Absence of light played over life-sized strawmen and creaking shelves. A door flew open, a fugitive rushed in from the street, candles flickered violently. ‘You must help me!’ The shopkeeper looked up behind her counter: ‘Must I?’” Published in: Fantasy Shorts (April 2020)  

Weiterlesen

ABERRANT FOLIATION

“The train stopped. Sanesh awoke with a start. His own reflection stared at him from the window. Blackest night reigned outside, and the jungle brushed against the carriage.“ Published in: Dark Moments, Black Hare Press, June 2019

Weiterlesen

2018: A YEAR IN REVIEW

As 2018 comes to a close, I want to look back on a year of publications. Below is a selection of some of my stories and poems that have come out during the past year.

Weiterlesen

THE FUTURE IS ALWAYS PERFECT

“Don’t you wish you would never make a wrong decision? With FuturePreviewTM, you never do – because you always know what the future brings. Daryl owned a FuturePreviewTM, and he used it every day. Just the basic version, not one of those new models that displayed all the numbers: percentage of happiness gained, expected income,…

Weiterlesen

THE WAY UP, THE WAY DOWN

“Unlike most people, Charlie had a job. He lived on Earth and worked in space, and for his daily commute, he took the elevator. It went right up to Icarus Station on the orbital ring, 132 minutes for one trip, only a few hundred kilometers above the planet. Whenever one cage left from the Beehive…

Weiterlesen

KOKYTOS SHORE

“licorice bleeds into lime bleeds into dust / skeletal rickshaws & ghostly sirens / tuk-tuk axles greased with human fat” Published in: Lonesome October Lit, Halloween Issue (October 2018)  

Weiterlesen

THE EIDOLIC VOID

“The transport touched down inside the bunker complex, and Fenton got off with the other recruits. The halls and corridors were endless, only stretches of them outfitted with lights and ventilation, isolated from the planet’s wastelands by gates that had been welded shut.” Published in: Bewildering Stories, Issue 783, October 2018

Weiterlesen

ROACHLING

Gihan straightened as his tuk-tuk sputtered and fell silent. The moon rose over the paddies as he tried to restart the engine. “Whoever helps me shall live in my house and eat my curries.” Published in: Page & Spine, Crumbs, September 2018  

Weiterlesen

A PASSAGE OF TIME

“Oleska wakes up, and she immediately knows that her city has drowned. Dark currents flow through the corridors of empty offices, wash around cubicles and swell on the shores of ascending staircases. Cataracts plunge down elevator shafts into gargling blackness, feeding sub-basement oceans and crawl-space rivers. There are fish swimming here, a whole swarm, flamboyantly…

Weiterlesen

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close