Prompt: It’s prom night and you arrive at your high school sweethearts home to pick them up. You’re also meeting their parents for the first time, who turn out to be a pair of ancient demigods masquerading as a suburban couple raising a mortal child.
Scandal’s Shit Luck oddly reminds me of A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, but if you stripped everything that makes A Hitchhiker’s Guide from A Hitchhiker’s Guide and replaced it with a no bullshit, vulgar, sometimes very bloody, crudely hilarious story of death and strange alternate realities.
My first weird/fantasy story has been published today through Havok Publishing. It can be read, for free, on their website HERE for the first 24-hours (it then becomes a part of their member-only website). If you enjoy the story, please consider registering on their site, and voting on the story, which gives me a chance to be published in their anthology.
Prompt: Santa Claus is real, but is a different person every year. He is a human sacrifice who dies/is killed after delivering all the presents.
This issue contains my story, “A Host Without an Audience.” A story about a radio host who laments about what lead him to become a host of radio show to an audience of zero, and who speaks about the hideous events lead to the end of the world.
Cover art by: Rose Chateau.
Prompt: I saw mommy kissing Santa Clause, underneath the mistletoe last night. Nine months later mommy gave birth to a suspiciously rosy cheeked baby.
Prompt: Body-swapping technology develops to allow rich to buy poor people’s bodies that are in better shape. You make a living by flipping bodies, getting them in shape to sell onto the next rich person. It ends when you are tricked into transferring into a body that you can’t flip.