Fiction Circular 6/6/19

§00. Editor’s note: links affixed to author/publisher’s name will redirect to author/publisher social media, links affixed to story/article titles will redirect to the site whereupon the named piece is archived. The ‘authors’ section focuses on lone individuals who publish their own literary work, ‘organizations’ section focuses upon independent presses, lit-mags, e-zines and other literary organizations who… Continue reading Fiction Circular 6/6/19

Apostasy | Ebook

Dannato, G. (2019)_Apostasy [PDF] | 36 pages | novella | fantasy The linked volume above is a PDF of the baroque fantasy novella Apostasy, written by Giovanni Dannato and compiled by Kaiter Enless. A EPUB edition will be forthcoming. You can read the sequel, The Warlord, here.

Words On The Rise: May, 2019

Editor's note: Words listed below are not necessarily new in any meaningful sense, but are ones which have gained sufficient popularity so as to be included in or considered by, Merriam Webster's Dictionary, the Cambridge Dictionaries, or the American Heritage Dictionary, as of 2019. New dictionary additions and considerations algocracy - noun [U] UK / US… Continue reading Words On The Rise: May, 2019

Plot Forcing: Two Variations

A plot point within a story may be said to be forced if a given development occurred because of a sudden change which had no precedent within the tale. One common form of plot forcing is sporadic, selective stupidity, the condition whereby a normally competent (or brilliant) character suddenly losses all wit so that said… Continue reading Plot Forcing: Two Variations

The Silence & The Howl | Part 20

§.20 "Yo. Someone asking bout you at the front." Damion turned from the fat man with whom he was sharing a beer to the lanky, bejeweled man before him. "And he is?" "Don't know. Never seen him before. Some white boy." "What about me is he asking?" "Asking to speak to you." "Everyone wants a… Continue reading The Silence & The Howl | Part 20

The Silence & The Howl | Part 19

§.19 Harmon rang up sprawls at the break of dawn, knowing his former roommate would be up for work. In under four seconds, a croaky voice tersely answered. "Yeah?" "I'm stopping by to pick up my things." "What things?" "Things I'd left there." "Oh. Those things." "Yeah. Just wanted to give you a heads up."… Continue reading The Silence & The Howl | Part 19