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.
Continue reading Writing Prompt #53 — Santa’s Life Cycle
The Rock N’ Roll Horror Zine’s sixth issue was released today, and can be picked up through Etsy: HERE
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.
Other authors included: Ben Fitts, Charlotte O’Farrell, Ken Goldman, Matthew Wilson, Michael Bitten.
Cover art by: Rose Chateau.
Edit: “A Host Without an Audience” can now be read for free via Rock N’ Roll Horror Zine’s website.
Prompt: I saw mommy kissing Santa Clause, underneath the mistletoe last night. Nine months later mommy gave birth to a suspiciously rosy cheeked baby.
Continue reading Writing Prompt #52 — I Saw Mommy Underneath the Mistletoe
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.
Continue reading Writing Prompt #51 — He Was me, and I Was Him.
Guignol & Other Sardonic Tales is published by Word Horde, and is Orrin Grey’s third collection, following his wonderful collection, Painted Monsters & Other Strange Beasts, and what a follow-up it is.
Continue reading Review: Guignol & Other Sardonic Tales by Orrin Grey