Prompt: You wake up. Short of breath, your head pounding. You see bright lights all around you. And then a glass enclosure. A rather well-dressed humanoid enters the room, leading smaller humanoids along with it. “And this little guy is our most recently revived, he was born over 32,000 years ago.”Continue reading Writing Prompt #123 — Wiping the Slate Clean
Here are the books I read to finish out the year, and what I thought about them.Continue reading Books Read in December
Nocturnal Sirens Publishing‘s Scary Snippets: Virtual Edition is out now! Containing two dystopian, sci-fi flash pieces and one short story: “Premature Release”, “A Miracle or Curse”, and “Finding Humanity”.
Nothing is Everything is Simon Strantzas’s fifth collection, and though this is his first full publication by Undertow Publication he’s appeared in their anthologies Aickman’s Heirs (2015) and Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Vol. 3 (2016). It contains ten stories, five originals, one being a novella, illustrating that Strantzas is a master at telling strange, beautiful stories and also that his writing is weird with purpose.Continue reading Book Spotlight: Nothing is Everything by Simon Strantzas
Prompt: There had always been something ‘off’ about that smile.
Prompt: Whales are seen upriver. Dolphins are emerging in Venice. Humanity cheers the resurgence of nature, unaware that these marine animals aren’t making a comeback; they’re running.
Another month, another list of the books I’ve read and my thoughts.Continue reading Books Read in November
Prompt: You’re in the woods camping with some friends. As you’re sitting around a bonfire trading silly tales and laughing, you receive a call from an unknown number. You decide to accept the call and on the other side of the phone, there is nothing but the sound of rustling trees and nearby laughter.
Prompt: Rain peacefully falls outside the window as your love slowly falls into the great abyss- death, as you somberly remember your life and the moments you spent with them.
October was a busier month for me, so was only able to read a few books, unfortunately. But here they are, and what I thought of them.Continue reading Books Read in October