Friday, January 19, 2018
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Browsing the "original horror fiction" Tag

West Forest [Short Fiction]

by Nick Medina: If it hadn’t been for the forest between our homes, Justin West and I wouldn’t have done what we did. And I wouldn’t be in the chains I’m in now. We were just kids when we met; [...]

Short Fiction

Anti-Wish

by Tyr Kieran: The flames swayed in the light breeze of the ceiling fan. Still, they burned strong and bright. To Dustin they were scorching eyes straight from Hell, all ten of them. Beads of red wax rolled down the candles and [...]

Arts and Literature, Short Fiction and Poetry

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors [City Blackout]

Reader’s Choice selection from DMC’s flash fiction group, Friday Frights. by Rob Smales: The lights went out without warning. Shane froze, staring upward through the darkness at the now invisible bank of fluorescents hanging from the ceiling. Two seconds. Six. Ten. [...]

Arts and Literature, Friday Frights, Short Fiction and Poetry

Shop Till You Drop [Locked Up In The Dark]

Reader’s Choice selection from DMC’s flash fiction group, Friday Frights. by Jeffrey Hollar: When you don’t have much else to do but sit and wait for the end to come, a dark room is really a pretty good place to do [...]

Arts and Literature, Friday Frights, Short Fiction and Poetry

Tribe [Down in a Dark Alley]

Reader’s Choice selection from DMC’s flash fiction group, Friday Frights. by Rob Smales: Eddie pulled hard against the weight of the full bag, his own body a counter balance, pivoting on the balls of his feet like some half-assed Olympian doing [...]

Arts and Literature, Friday Frights, Short Fiction and Poetry

Spelunking [Eaten Alive in the Dark]

Reader’s Choice selection from DMC’s flash fiction group, Friday Frights. by Lisa McCourt Hollar: The lights had burned out but Samuel didn’t mind. He’d seen the creatures that dwelled down here and he didn’t care to see them coming. Thomas was [...]

Arts and Literature, Friday Frights, Short Fiction and Poetry

Uncommon Cents

by Michael C. Keith: For good ye are and bad, and like to coins, Some true, some light . . .  –Lord Tennyson Eleven year-old Sammy Medford had established a rule about picking up lost pennies from the ground. If [...]

Arts and Literature, Short Fiction and Poetry

Dead Ends

by James M. Barton: At the metallic click of the doorknob Jack jerked his head toward the heavy oak door.   Outside, a grey shadow appeared through the small stained glass window. Buttoning his suit jacket, he hurried to greet [...]

Arts and Literature, Short Fiction and Poetry

Big Betty

Reader’s Choice selection from DMC’s flash fiction group, Friday Frights. by W. J. Howard: Ben watched as his sister Betty tipped her glass and stared at the milky coating. Desperately, she waved a straw across the bottom and slurped in every [...]

Arts and Literature, Friday Frights, Short Fiction and Poetry