Category Archives: Contribution

CORRUPTED NETWORK by David Migman and LLOM

Corrupted Network ♫ (o thy erudite beams the security of rhythm for each dissolute core) by the ugly light of the dawn’s schism your paralytic dithyrambs are caustic firebrands heralding the new day, a prologue, by means of introduction the … Continue reading

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STRAY by Ken McGrath

Nigel cursed when he hit the pigeon. It had flown from the bushes in a manic flurry before smacking off the headlight with a wet bang. “Crap,” he thought as he continued on out the driveway. “I’ll just deal with … Continue reading

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TEETH by Izabella Grace

Carl finds me in the attic, barefoot and crouched beside the crumpled, brown envelope. Moonlight streaks the uneven boards, glistening like water on the scattered, nude photographs of Mia. He steps towards them, reaching for my beautiful, missing, older sister, … Continue reading

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TEETH by Izabella Grace (alternate version)

You find me in the attic, barefoot and crouched beside the crumpled, brown envelope. Moonlight streaks the uneven boards, glistening like water on the scattered, nude photographs of Mia. You step towards them, reaching for my beautiful, missing, older sister, … Continue reading

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INSTINCT by HC Hsu

He hit ‘send.’ They met. Afterward, he kissed the man and said, I was right about you. The man answered, I was right about you, too, and shot him in the head. § HC Hsu is the author of the … Continue reading

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BRAIN WAVES AND DEATH by Joseph J. Patchen

Is an obscure novel and the only novel to be written by Willard Rich, a pseudonym for William Rich published by Charles Scribner’s Son’s in 1940. The book was published posthumously following the author’s suicide. Interesting back story to start … Continue reading

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AMBROSE BIERCE AND THE WEIRD TALE BEFORE THERE WAS A ‘WEIRD TALES’ by Joseph J. Patchen

For those who embrace horror and the weird tale, there is so much about Ambrose Bierce that is intriguing. For those who write horror and the weird tale, there is so much about Ambrose Bierce to emulate. Bierce was not an … Continue reading

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SOUTHERN ROAD by N. L. Sakks

“Don’t take the road south. Here, where the air is cooler and there are few, it is safe. Travel there and you begin to see what led to our demise. Where it is warmer and the air is set with … Continue reading

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I’LL BE SURE TO HELP HIM by Kyle Newton

My son took his first steps today. With proper guidance, I’ll have him walking to his grave in no time. THE END § Growing up in New England, Kyle Newton has found a taste for writing about the fantastical, often merging … Continue reading

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PIDDLES by Joseph J. Patchen

It’s morning and the sun gently wakes the dew laden grass and leaves. A fine, refreshing mist rises and shimmers in the sunlight against a cloudless, blue sky. The clarity of it all heralds what most feel will be a … Continue reading

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