Where the Weird Things Are Vol 1 (Part 2)

This post is a continuation of the reviews and summaries from Deadset Press's anthology, Where the Weird Things Are Volume 1, part 1 of which was published on Wednesday. The second half of seven more stories are below. You can order a copy of WTWTA here. Brumbiethorn by M.R. Mortimer "Mad Bill Murphy?" the woman … Continue reading Where the Weird Things Are Vol 1 (Part 2)

New Publication: A Mother’s Love

I heft my burden, remembering the days when he toddled so smoothly by my side. We’d have giggled in this storm, watched from protective windows, and eviscerated puddles in the morning’s rays. Now, I drag him through the rain.Such is the turning of time.Emma Louise Gill , "A Mother's Love" Sunday 8th May 2022. A … Continue reading New Publication: A Mother’s Love

New Publication: Cù-Sìth

Anthology cover image by Shacklebound Books Readers, I have a secret: sometimes I write darker stories. In fact, that may not be a secret if you've read Sister here on my blog, or know about my horror-themed microfiction entry to the NYC Midnight 250-word competition, which won 2nd place in its group. Next month I'll … Continue reading New Publication: Cù-Sìth

Sister

Content warning: implied child abuse. “Knock, knock!” Madeleine listens at the basement door, her Shell-coloured pigtails dusting its fading, Ceylon wood. She smiles at a reply no-one else would hear, and twists the brass knob, carefully, quietly. Beyond the door, the space below yawns in Oolong Black. She checks her surroundings, but the Guild Grey … Continue reading Sister