§.01 The barton of Nilreb sat upon a dry, razored plain, encircled by high and jagged mountains of reddish-beige stone that looked from afar like the fangs of some ancient and gargantuan beast. Only one road let in from the outer world to that wasted space and upon it, a lone man strode, a thin… Continue reading The Machine of Wester Moorley (§.01)
The Seal Maiden & The Spirit Cage; or, The Crow Of Coribahn (2019, PDF booklet) by Kaiter Enless | short story | fantasy Synopsis: A mysterious wayfarer chances across a isolated tribe and is tasked with freeing a young woman from a shaman's curse.
Selection of fiction works we've published this year. July The Caretaker (Dan Klefstad / short story—chapter excerpt / horror, thriller) Hauptsturmführer Fillenius (Dan Klefstad / short story / horror, thriller) Riven Cage (K. E. / flash / horror) June Pen & Pedagogy (K. E. / flash / realism, satire) Roadkill (D. A. Estringel / short story /… Continue reading Fiction Recap 2019 [#2]
By Dan Klefstad Dear Applicant, Congratulations. Out of hundreds of applications, yours stood out for your “unwavering persistence to get the job done.” Well put! No doubt you will deserve the eight-figure salary and opulent benefits that come with this job. But I must warn you: The more you read, the more my employer will… Continue reading The Caretaker
§.22 Harmon pulled into the parking lot of the northeastern shopping center, its glassy, odd-angling facade shimmering with the solis like molten crystal. He squinted against the glare, put on his sunglasses, checked his wrist watch, exited the vehicle and headed for the pet food store. It loomed a story above every other building, its… Continue reading The Silence & The Howl | Part 22
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
She was so distressed by the mysterious message from the cafe she skipped her gala showing and the meeting she was supposed to have with Thompson afterwards and found herself wandering in The Tombs near where Greely had been killed. She passed by the stoop where he had called to her as night fell like… Continue reading The Photographer’s Dilemma (VIII)