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5 Christmas Short Story Collections for the Holidays
Whether you’re traveling, staying in, or having loved ones over to your place, Christmas is a time for relaxing and remembering what the spirit of the season is all about. Here, we offer 5 great short story collections fit for Continue Reading
Winner of Short Story Contest!
Congratulations to Lee Vincent, the winner of our last Short Story Contest! Lee won a $20 Gift Card to Amazon. You can find the winning story below: It hadn’t always been like this. She knew that one day, things would Continue Reading
Short Story Contest: A Haunted Place
It might be a little early for Halloween for most people, but it’s never too early for some creepy stories around here! We have a brand new contest with a great prize: A $20 Amazon Gift Card! So what do Continue Reading
Ebook Sale: The Magnum Opus by Deina Furth
Creating the perfect companion is Rastigan’s dream–perhaps even his obsession. For years, he has tinkered and planned, but every machine that he built fell short of his expectations. When he creates Evangeline, his most lifelike invention to date, he’s spellbound Continue Reading
Why I Write Short Scary Stories by Brianna Abello
This is a guest post by Brianna Abello. The beauty of a well-written short story is that it can quickly send your mind wandering to different places in your imagination without needing an extra 10,000 words. To me, the art of Continue Reading
Bookends: Secret to a Perfect Short Story Ending by Nancy Sakaduski
This is a guest post by Nancy Sakaduski. To me, the ending felt so correct and so appropriate that it seemed to bend over backward to kiss the beginning. –Elizabeth Gilbert, “The Lousy Rider” — Two of the most Continue Reading
Recommended Reading: Painting Rainbows by Sue Lilley
Soulmates since they were children, Mandy and Joel are grown up now and destined to be together. Until life hurls a curved ball in their direction. Can they find each other and live happily ever after? Or will life conspire Continue Reading
Flash Fiction Contest #12!
The holidays approach and it’s time for a new contest! Just in time for the spookiest season of the year, we have the following photo prompt: And for an added element of suspense, this story should also end with the Continue Reading
Recommended Reading: You’re in for a Ride: A Collection of Science Fiction Short Stories by Nicholas C. Rossis
” Each story is like watching an old episode of the Twilight Zone” ~ C. MacKay A force field stumps a group of intrepid explorers. Two time-travelers mess with time at their own peril. And what happens when not one, Continue Reading