Serial Saturday [Horror] – Nancy, Please #10

I feel bit calmer this week, no complaints to rant about, so on to the next part of our serial, Nancy, Please. Last time, Nancy had done a bad thing. A very bad thing. Read the previous posts HERE, but now, on to part #10 The corridor opens out into a larger room. Let me … Continue reading Serial Saturday [Horror] – Nancy, Please #10

Serial Saturday [Horror] – Nancy, Please #9

Saturday again, and one more thing to get annoyed about, to go with another part of the short story Nancy, Pease. This week, after looking back at last week, I am reminded of something that has troubled me for a good long while: with the Super Bowl just completed (well done Tampa BTW), why are … Continue reading Serial Saturday [Horror] – Nancy, Please #9

Serial Saturday [Horror] – Nancy, Please #8

So, did I get annoyed by anything this week? You bet I did. It's got to be an age thing, or perhaps i'm just miserable. This week (last weeks TikTok thing still bugs me) it's the turn of American English. Why do you insist on pronouncing aluminium as aluminum? It's a small thing, yes, but … Continue reading Serial Saturday [Horror] – Nancy, Please #8

Serial Saturday [Horror] – Nancy Please, #7

Well, I'd love to tell you I've done some editing things this week, but I haven't. I've been locked down at home with my family. I think I went outside the front door on Tuesday, but I could be mistaken. Perhaps I just looked out of the window. It's either lockdown 3.0 or my age, … Continue reading Serial Saturday [Horror] – Nancy Please, #7

The Making of A Sinister Six – #2 I’m Watching You

Last time I talked about the thinking behind Die, Blossom, Bloom. This week it's the turn of I'm Watching You, as the next of the stories in A Sinister Six. The inspiration for this story, came from two completely separate sources.  The first was a short story I read by Stephen King. It was called The Moving … Continue reading The Making of A Sinister Six – #2 I’m Watching You

Six Word Horror

Can you come up with something chilling in just 6 words? Here are my attempts this week: The Zombies were his least concern Sometime running is all you've got. The Photo had gained another face. The universe's last light winked out. My question to you: Can you do better? Let me know below. Bonus: Boris … Continue reading Six Word Horror

Best Stephen King Short Stories (Audio) For Halloween

Happy Halloween for those of you celebrating. the fears around the pandemic and lockdown restrictions means that there are probably going to be no children trick or treating this year, but that doesn't mean you don't have to avoid the spooky feeling yourself. I've been listening to a lot of audiobooks over the last few … Continue reading Best Stephen King Short Stories (Audio) For Halloween

Three Line Tales: Experiment Successful

photo by Les Anderson via Unsplash For a moment, the world seemed ephemeral, like it would revert to normal with the next blink of her eye. Strange, because everything seemed so normal, so mundane; people were shopping; others were working, just like where she’d come from. It took her several minutes to remember that only moments earlier … Continue reading Three Line Tales: Experiment Successful

Serial Saturday [Horror]: A Snap Of The Fingers #9

Last week I left you on a bit of a cliff-hanger. Our protagonist, ten-year-old SETH ROGERS, had been tasked with killing the body presented to him by the stranger known as RED. Turns out, the body is a sleeping man - his dad. Red finished las time hurrying Seth to make a decision pn killing … Continue reading Serial Saturday [Horror]: A Snap Of The Fingers #9

OPEN SUBMISSIONS: The Sirens Call – issue 45 ‘Distant Screams’ | #Horror #OpenCall #ReprintsWelcome #fiction @Sirens_Call

OPEN SUBMISSIONS: The Sirens Call – issue 45 ‘Distant Screams’ | #Horror #OpenCall #ReprintsWelcome #fiction @Sirens_Call https://firefly465.wordpress.com/2019/05/06/open-submissions-the-sirens-call-issue-45-distant-screams-horror-opencall-reprintswelcome-fiction-sirens_call/ — Read on firefly465.wordpress.com/2019/05/06/open-submissions-the-sirens-call-issue-45-distant-screams-horror-opencall-reprintswelcome-fiction-sirens_call/