Shots of paranormal and dark contemporary fiction
served with a twist of humour...
in magazines and online
Some of these stories are
in issues that are no longer current, but
they should still be available to read by
following the links. For standalone books and
stories in anthologies, please see the 'books' page.
Armed and Dangerous: Tongue in cheek flash about a raid
on a pub in Paragraph Planet. (If it doesn't
show up automatically, click on April 30th in
the drop-down list.)
weird mix of sci-fi and horror involving some
creepy pink goo in a laboratory! Available to
read free at The New Flesh magazine.
Concrete Jungle: Surreal prose-poem about love, set
in a mystical garden (based on Las Posas,
Mexico). Available free at Ink Sweat and
An old lady turns the tables on the thug who
almost knocks her down. Available to read
free at Shotgun Honey.
Make It Snappy: An up-to-the-minute little tale of
revenge set in a fish foot spa. Available to
read free at The Pygmy Giant
The Swimming Lesson: A chilling tale set on a foreign
beach, where all is not quite as idyllic as
it seems. Available to read free at Shotgun
The Ultimate I.D.: What's the connection between a
missing pair of curtains, the Post Office,
and a nagging wife? Available to read free at
Pulp Metal Magazine.
A Walk in the Park: This dark, poignant story explores
the effects of the modern work ethic and our
divorce from nature. Available to read free
at In Flight Literary Magazine.
Wrong Number: A stray telephone call has
disastrous consequences in this 25-word
flash. Available to read free at 5x5 Fiction.
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