Fiction Circular 3/15/19

§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 3/15/19

Archive Obscura: A List of Small, Independent Literary Publications

Editor's note: this list is still being compiled and will be updated semi-regularly. Names of publications arranged in alphabetical order (with numbers preceding letters). Links will be added shortly. If you are a member of one of the organizations listed and you wish to be removed (or if you are not and wish to be added),… Continue reading Archive Obscura: A List of Small, Independent Literary Publications

Fiction Circular 2/5/19

Editor's note: Links affixed to author/publisher names will redirect to author/publisher social media; links affixed to story/article names will redirect to the named story/article. INDEPENDENT AUTHORS First up, Andrea Nicosia published a untitled short story concerning a dream. A dire battle, and I was fighting. --- A. Nicosia Jason Simon published, On Returning, a fever… Continue reading Fiction Circular 2/5/19

Time-Eaters

“I don't have no problem.” “Sure seem like you do.” He shook his head, a fractional gesture, noticeable only due the couple's proximity. “Well, I don't. Was you what started yappin.” She folded her arms below her breasts, turning slightly away, staring at nothing, muttering, “Fine.” “Yeah. It is. Why you being this way, Lyla? Ain't… Continue reading Time-Eaters

Fiction Circular 9/26/18

FLASH From The Dark Netizen, the supernatural revenge story, Highway To Hell. "Now, he was bringing hell to the demon…" ---Highway To Hell. ◊ From And Miles Before I Go To Sleep... Daughter's Surprise by Ramya Tantry. "You sacrificed your wishes so that you can fulfill mine." ---Daughter's Surprise ◊ From Heart In Print By Jaya,… Continue reading Fiction Circular 9/26/18

Writing Prompt 9/22/18 – Obsession

#1 No matter the time of day, his thoughts turned ever to the case, to that fragile, crumpled body lying at the base of the willow... #2 Her idee fixe compelled her to follow him, despite the racing of her heart, rattling in her chest like the war drums of some agued god... #3 "You're… Continue reading Writing Prompt 9/22/18 – Obsession

Fiction Circular 8/24/18

WEEKLY FICTION | compiled by KAITER ENLESS FLASH FICTION Over at The Dark Netizen, several pieces of flash fiction most notably, Lights In The Water. I'll be perfectly frank that most flash fiction feels under developed; too airy for public consumption. Simply writing something should not predispose one to put it up for others to… Continue reading Fiction Circular 8/24/18

Rumination One | What Did It Matter?

When I awoke from the dream the world seemed to have shifted. As if something within me had moved or grown or diminished, I knew not which, only that something was different. It were as if I had carried those fateful imaginings back into the waking world with their full weight, as if they lingered… Continue reading Rumination One | What Did It Matter?

The Photographer’s Dilemma (I)

Ariadne Campbell scoffed. "It's... really quite dreadful. He's talented, clearly, but it's just so... grotesque." The woman's companion, a bulky man with golden hair, dressed in a blazer that was far less expensive than it looked, folded his arms took a step away from the painting. He scanned the composition for a few moments and… Continue reading The Photographer’s Dilemma (I)