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/

Serial Saturday [Horror]: A Snap Of The Fingers #8

Saturday again, and another episode in the hideous life of SETH ROGERS, from my horror short story, Serial. Last time, Seth received a visit from the strange man, RED, who had turned up at Seth's house with an unconscious body in tow, a sack over its head. Seth wasn't sure he could go through with … Continue reading Serial Saturday [Horror]: A Snap Of The Fingers #8

Road To A [Horror] Comic: Week 7-8

The end of week 8 on this road I have chosen towards the production of a comic version of one of my short stories. What Have I Learned So Far? Not everyone is interested - these posts are not doing particularly well. So why am I continuing with them? Well I came to the conclusion … Continue reading Road To A [Horror] Comic: Week 7-8

Serial Saturday [Horror]: A Snap Of The Fingers #7

Time for another instalment of my horror story A Snap of the Fingers. It's good to get back to something that I've still got after the disastrous week I've had with my other work, and this is one of my favourites. Last Time, SETH ROGERS, had returned home after killing a homeless man, to find … Continue reading Serial Saturday [Horror]: A Snap Of The Fingers #7

Road to a [Horror] Comic: Week 6-7

I have to admit to a slow week this week. I had quite a setback (read destroyed) when the choose your own adventure book I was writing was lost. Totally and utterly. I was literally on the last fifty words the other night, but when I came back in the morning, it was gone... Its … Continue reading Road to a [Horror] Comic: Week 6-7

Serial Saturday: [Horror] A Snap of the Fingers #6

Saturday already? I think I must have fallen asleep, because it only feels like moments ago that I was posting an edition of Serial Saturday. Last time, ten year old SETH ROGERS had slipped out at night and, with a bit of help from RED, had slipped a knife through the heart of a sleeping … Continue reading Serial Saturday: [Horror] A Snap of the Fingers #6