Prompt: There is a legend about a man who lives high on a treacherous mountain who will brew the most delightful, delicious, invigorating cup of coffee for anyone brave and strong enough to climb the mountain. You’re a rich, adventurous youth, and you want to know the secret of this legendary brew.
Prompt: You meet the girl of your dreams online. But all is not what it seems. A romantic tale soon becomes a horror story.
Prompt: Cat’s don’t have nine lives. They can have ANY number of lives, which they bet on games of chance with each other at a secret casino.
CultureCult Magazine: Monsoon is out now! It includes my science fiction novelette, “Three White Demons” (originally self-published in The Abyss Beyond the Reflection)!
It also includes stories by Jared Morningstar, Patricia Evans, and Victor Andres Parra Avellaneda, poetry by a widespread of authors, and non-fiction articles from Elliot Newbold, Shraddha Madhogaria, and Parvathy Menon.
Prompt: You live in a small isolated commune, where everybody’s face looks the same, except for those of the children around you. You’ve reached the age of 12, and are brought into an operating room.
Prompt: You are sent to the Moon as part of a crew to start the construction of humanity’s first moon base. Half way thru your stay there, you realize one if your crew member went missing.
Gwendolyn Kiste’s Bram Stoker award-winning debut novel The Rust Maidens (published by Trepidatio Publishing) is a book, at its core, about life, stubbornness, blame, growth and acceptance, weaved in a such a wonderful way that it’s more than what it truly is: an amazing, engrossing weird fiction story.