magazine review, Planet Scumm, short story

Review: Planet Scumm Issue #14

I love Planet Scumm. Each issue is better than the last. Issue #14 is titled Extinction Events, and contains 8 exceptional stories about life, death, and what comes after.  First up is Maxine Sophia Wolff’s dark fantasy tale, Come the Banshee. There’s transformation, body horror, and sea shanty’s in this powerful tale of omens and… Continue reading Review: Planet Scumm Issue #14

book review, horror, Mermaid, Rami Ungar, short story

Cressida by Rami Ungar

Into The Deep is a horror anthology filled with 11 stories that explore the terrors that lurk beyond the watery horizon. Included in the anthology is Cressida, by Rami Ungar. Mark Honig is worried about his only living relative, Uncle Jacob, when he casually mentions talking to his daughter Cressida during a telephone conversation with… Continue reading Cressida by Rami Ungar


AI is the way of the future

Thank you to IssaBabyCreates for introducing me to Stream of Consciousness Saturday (SoCS). The deal is you get a prompt and then write a stream of consciousness inspired by the prompt. It can be fiction or non fiction, but you can’t plan it out and you can’t edit the finished piece apart from fixing typos.… Continue reading AI is the way of the future

book review, horror, Priscilla Bettis

Book Review: Vampire of the Midnight Sun by Priscilla Bettis

This new release from Bettis comprises two short stories. The titular Vampire of the Midnight Sun, concerns best friends, Billy and Frasier, whose plans turn deadly when they have to fight the Alaskan wilderness to survive.  The hostile, beautiful environment of Alaska is a third character in this excellent story. The author excels at description… Continue reading Book Review: Vampire of the Midnight Sun by Priscilla Bettis

Black Hare Press, fiction, horror, submissions, writing

Story Alert: Black Hare Press

Every month the awesome folks at Black Hare Press have a themed call for dark drabbles - deliciously disturbing stories of only 100 words. Their most recent theme was Asylums, and I’m thrilled to announce that they accepted my horror Drabble - A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste - for publication. Getting the… Continue reading Story Alert: Black Hare Press