New Publication: Drákōn

Front cover of Wyrms (c) Shacklebound Books Did you know that in publishing etiquette it is an honour to be not just first, but also last in a publication of multiple pieces? Did you also know that anthologies are great places to read stories by new and established authors, and that there are so many … Continue reading New Publication: Drákōn

Child’s Play

Wendy caught Jesse in the garden, snail in his mouth. Its shell splintered like soiled wrapping paper, gleaming wetness sliding forth when she pried his lips apart. “It’s got to stop,” she told his mother. Last week it was a worm; on Monday a pile of tight-balled slaters. “We thought he’d choke.” His mother nodded, … Continue reading Child’s Play

New Publication: Phantom Queen

The crow girl sits on top of the phone box, tossing pennies at the loch…Emma Louise Gill, Phantom Queen It’s the last week of February already. How time flies. I’d like to share another new story with you this week: Phantom Queen, published online at Crow & Cross Keys—a beautiful speculative fiction magazine that I … Continue reading New Publication: Phantom Queen