Hotel de Mort reprinted

My first published flash story, Hotel De Mort, was reprinted this week in online speculative fiction magazine Metastellar. At Hotel de Mort, death is life. Forget the whole idea of passing quietly. We specialize in the spectacular, the stunning, the superb. Want to leave this mortal coil in a diamond coffin shot into the sun? … Continue reading Hotel de Mort reprinted

Highs and Lows (IWSG May)

What are the best and worst things about writing and being a writer? What are your writer highs and lows? That’s this month’s question with the Insecure Writer’s Support Group, brought to you by blogging Ninja Captain Alex J Cavanaugh and the wonderful community of the IWSG. Purpose: To share and encourage. Writers can express … Continue reading Highs and Lows (IWSG May)

Friday Afternoon, Third Trimester

Have you ever spent time people-watching in a fast food restaurant? That’s what I was doing when the idea for a story came to me. What would a chain restaurant look like in an alternate, yet familiar universe? Who would go there? Why? This one was fun to write. For some background, this story came … Continue reading Friday Afternoon, Third Trimester

Two New Stories Published

Bloody tourists, they also mutter. But I’m not of a mind to travel hundreds of kilometres, and I’m darn well not a tourist. I’m a cryptozoologist, a journalist. I’ve 200k subscribers and a job to do…On Assignment in Birdsville, QLD, by Emma Louise Gill The January 2022 edition of Etherea Magazine is out! Featuring my short story, … Continue reading Two New Stories Published

Adoption Day

The door shook with a thunderous knock. “Yeah, coming,” grunted Derek, half-expecting a cold-call salesman. He swung the door inward, ready to tell whoever to shove off, but the two-inch man suspended on iridescent blue wings in front of his face blew the thought clean away. “Sorry,” the creature’s voice piped, impossibly loud. “Sometimes the … Continue reading Adoption Day