Spectral Horror & The Insurrectionist Charnel House

Spectral Horror & The Insurrectionist Charnel House “Eyes preoccupied with watching do not see.” ― Carlo Michaelstaedter. In the golden cage of modern society, the very notion of the application of human power and its intensification, carries with it such a stench of mental putrification, that only the most brazen noetic scavengers would dare approach it… Continue reading Spectral Horror & The Insurrectionist Charnel House

Brightburner

From the womb the creature came, naked and squealing, fording the waters of life-knowing, ill-formed and strange to himself. Blurry sights and sounds echoed all around the small and squirming being, obfuscating the world through their eminence. Words there entailed and them amenable to the creature's unfurling sensibilities: Miras, Miras, Miras. “My name,” the creature… Continue reading Brightburner

The Stitching Man

if you see the shrouds he's come to spin a yarn and thrum a drum to gift you with a mask so fine it can't but help to ease the mind The Stitching Man is a friendly sort so easy in his eccentric gait you'd never suspect the masks he wore were borne of another's… Continue reading The Stitching Man

Fiction Circular 8/31/18

FLASH FICTION First up, Nell of The Library of Nell published a sequence of erotic microfictions entitled The Book of the Woodsman as well as the surreal, The Book of Morpheus. Decidedly evocative. Very interested to see her future works. "We raised our faces at octagon windows of colour, through mirrors, upending to infinity." --- Book… Continue reading Fiction Circular 8/31/18

Scalegrave

"What ya looking at?" "A tire." "Tire? Tire-frame is more like it. From an old tractor by the looks of it." Dan Kennedy stood over the tire-frame with a glum look and prodded it with his work boot. "Yep. Says C. B. on it. Whose tractor do you fancy this used to be?" "Tell me,… Continue reading Scalegrave

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