Here are the guidelines and rules if you are interested in participating in this project: Leave a comment expressing direct interest in writing or claiming a chapter. First come, first serve. You must comment your interest in writing a chapter. If you, however, send in a chapter without expressing interest beforehand, the submission will not be accepted,… Read More Novel Collaboration (“Identify”): Chapter 2. Who wants to write Chapter 3?
Hello everyone. Remember that poll? 🦗 …With the collaboration and challenge topics? 🦗 Well then. This is awkward. To recall, we had a poll to vote on for the next collaboration or challenge project. The topic that polled the highest was the worst sentence challenge. What else was interesting were the topics that tied in… Read More Worst Sentence Challenge & New Collaboration Project. (Challenge Ends in One Week!)
Marion steadily drummed her fingers on the metal desktop. It was a trick that she had picked up many years ago, something that kept her grounded and relaxed in tense situations. Marion had always found rhythms and patterns to be calming. Of course, some people around her found it a little annoying. It certainly seemed… Read More “Book-Covers” by The Magpie Fancier.
I. Today is Sunday and a plausible day in the calendar for me at the cafe. Recently I had a lot of angst about how I spend my time. Attempting to get back all of it from unfruitful works. Cash had never been my principle vexation. Except at a specific time of life, when I… Read More “Man in Cafe” by Rajkumar MN.
The doctors never diagnosed or treated the problem, crocodile they used to call her in school – not original, but it hurt. Her skin was scaly, like a crocodile, so maybe not original, but accurate. Children are magicians – finding their peers worst fears – preying on them, mercilessly. Through years of comments, sneers, good… Read More “Nina” by Just Another Writer.
This collaboration project will be centered around creating a group novel. Now, this project may go on for a lengthy period of time. Hiatuses are to be expected, which is why I will be reposting chapters to gather interest. This is also a note of caution that if you reblog such post, the link will… Read More Novel Collaboration (“Identify”): Chapter One.
Feeling the fresh summer breeze on his face and the warm rays of the sun beating down on him, Tony drifted deeper into his slumber with the sound of lapping water ringing in his ears. With his head resting in his large hands, Tony lay on the lush green grass beneath the blue, cloudless ether… Read More “All About The Taste” by Baby Funbo.
The Baker was almost ready to close up shop. It had been a quiet day, and each day was quieter than the last. Little villages like hers were dwindling into obscurity, as more and more people chose to live in the big towns, with all the convenience and safety that offered. The Baker wasn’t sure… Read More “Beware Of Wolves” by The Magpie Fancier.
To start off, I unfortunately will no longer host the Horror House Wednesday prompts and contests. It’s been a good five weeks, folks. I’ve read every entry and enjoyed it dearly—it has been so much fun. This as well means that there will be no more of these contests or prompts on here. I’m saddened… Read More Horror House Flash Fiction #5 Contest Winner and Entries.
Hello and welcome back! We are on week number five of the Horror House Flash Fiction Contest. This week’s prompt is this: “I assumed I had been troubled, but I couldn’t remember who I was entirely.” Do utilize the prompt in any shape or form you’d like. There is no word count limit, but anything… Read More Horror House Wednesday Flash Fiction Contest #5
Viewer discretion: Insanity and gore warning. And no disrespect to any religion was intended. He didn’t know why she’d asked to meet at the old cottage. It had been years since his wife had even mentioned this property. She greeted him at the door with a smile, vastly different from the weird behaviour exhibited by… Read More “The Last Vow” by Priya.
Here are the rest of the entries for last week’s Horror House Wednesday prompt in the order received: Dream Girl by C. Hampton-Hill. His parents had gone to bed and there had been no movement for at least half an hour. Peter laid there; his bedroom illuminated by the screen of his laptop, its warmth… Read More Horror House Flash Fiction Contest #4 Entries.
Last week’s prompt for Horror House Wednesday (HHW) was the following: “Isn’t this… Romantic?” “You’re a psychopath.” And boy, you psychopaths really outdone yourselves. 😉 Each entry was different, some were twisted and saturated with horror, others lighter with romance, dark humor and mystery. It was like a Christmas come early or rather a Christmas in… Read More Horror House Flash Fiction Contest #4 Winner.
Hello everyone. And it’s a wrap. The story collaboration is over. Hallelujah. On a more serious note, the story collaboration was originally going to end sometime next month but this project was slowly fading out and chapter 13 had yet to be claimed… That was until Matt Snyder offered to throw his hat in the… Read More Story Collaboration: Chapter 13 (Final Chapter).
Hello and welcome back! We are on week number four of the Horror House Flash Fiction Contest. This week’s prompt is this: “Isn’t this… Romantic?” “You’re a psychopath.” The origin is from my own twisted mind. Drop your best at the door, and give me your worst. You’re in the horror house after all. But,… Read More Horror House Wednesday Flash Fiction Contest #4
Hey, folks! I recently relaunched my blog “The Nexus of Writers” so that it was on WordPress! If you want to check it out, here’s the link. And the main part of the post, part of a Star Wars fan-fiction short story I’m writing: ~ Leo woke without moving, without even his breathing changing. He… Read More Leo’s Gambit, and Nexus of Writers Relaunch
Here are the rest of the flash fiction entries in the order received: The Loch Ness Monster by raedvdr We rode out to the loch in your dad’s silver merc; you drove. Giggling, laughing, we stripped on the water’s edge letting our clothes fall together. Our eyes stealing shy glimpses of smooth skin. We swam… Read More Horror House Flash Fiction Contest #3 Entries.
Last week’s prompt for Horror House Wednesday (HHW) was the following painting: All the entries received were excellent to read, each one detailing their own individual spin of loss, discovery, dark humor and tad bits of horror. Don’t believe me? You can read them in the separate post designated for all other entries received for… Read More Horror House Flash Fiction Contest #3 Winner.
I remember the moon was about to shine at that time. Her parents were still at work and supposed to be home at 7 pm. During weekends, she’s back at her parents’ care while she was left with her witch grandmother on weekdays. A hell week as she called it. And to avoid getting a… Read More “I Wanna Go Home…” by Helena.
Hello and welcome back! We are on week number three of the Horror House Flash Fiction Contest. This week’s prompt is a painting: You can submit your entries in this comment section or even put a link of the piece from your blog in the comments, and I will decide on a winner the next… Read More Horror House Wednesday Flash Fiction Contest #3