Category: Short Stories

An American Memory

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Beneath the Surface is a collection of short stories that are all firmly set in the weird fiction sub-genre of horror: darkness and despair abound, supernatural creatures arise from the depths to terrorize the innocent and the guilty alike, and somebody always, always dies in the end, leaving the living to wish that they would, too. Most of Kate Chopin’s short stories are set in the late nineteenth century in Louisiana, often rural Louisiana.

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Sketches in Lavender, Blue and Green

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A zombie virus has ravaged society, although the government has managed to get it under control. TANSTAAFL Press will attempt to get to submissions as quickly as possible, but make no commitment to how quickly. A Londoner by birth, the 60 year old has lived in Australia half her life. Collected here for the first time are nine terrifying tales of cosmic horror, including the World Fantasy Award-nominated novella “The Imago Sequence,” the International Horror Guild Award-nominated “Proboscis,” and the never-before published “Procession of the Black Sloth.” Together, these stories, each a masterstroke of craft and imaginative irony, form a shocking cycle of distorted evolution, encroaching chaos, and ravenous insectoid hive-minds hidden just beneath the seemingly benign surface of the Earth.

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The Frozen Thames

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In this story a young boy has lost his mother, and the spirit of his great-grandfather pays him a visit in order to explain to him about death. "Goodnight" is extremely touching, and, though I'm not a seven-year-old boy like the one in this tale, it made me think more about death and how to face it, as I recently lost someone close to me. Offers prizes of cash prizes for the best three stories in each issue of the magazine, on any subject, up to 3,000 words. I’m too impulsive a reader – habit makes it a chore instead of a pleasure.

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The President's Table

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After a lengthy stint teaching in tertiary theatre departments, and another lengthy stint as an arts writer/theatre critic in Sydney, Pamela packed her backpack and took off for South-East Asia. Silko is widely recognized as one of the most important Native American writers of her generation. She has written a lot of very interesting short fiction recently. The final 13 stories of the possible 244 translates into the top 5%, for those who like numbers.

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Georgia Scenes

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Blossom, Death and the Soldier, The 'Jinin' Farms, The Angel and the Flowers, The Child's Letter, The Single Mother, The Two Wives, The Wooing of Miss Woppit, The Talisman, George's Birthday, Sweet-One-Darling and the Dream Fairies, Sweet-One-Darling and the Moon Garden, Samuel Cowles and His Horse Royal, The Werewolf, A MArvelous Invention, The Story of Xanthippe, Baked Beans and Culture, Mlle.

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Anthony Trollope, Collected Works, Vol. 1 (Illustrated):

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Lovecraft and Nathaniel Hawthorne as well as contemporary writers such as Ramsey Campbell, Angeline Hawkes, and Christopher Fulbright. Regular horror genre readers won't have a problem picking up Vile Things but casual browsers would probably take a pass which is a shame because there is some wonderful writing within. Like a lot of the stories on this list, I chose this one because it keeps bugging me. ( Amazon / Powells ) 10) "Solitude" by Ursula K.

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A Medley of Short Stories

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Our focus is on science fiction and fantasy and anthropological fiction. The practitioners of the art of brevity and super-brevity whose work is in this book have mastered the skills and distilled and double-distilled their work like the finest whiskey. But there�s a twist� each of the writers has collaborated with a research scientist in the creation of their tales, and each scientist has written an afterword outlining the �reality� and the potential future of the research explored in the fiction.

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Dishonor Before Death

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They rush in and back out again, leaving us looking at our reflections in the puddles left behind and wondering what the hell just happened... Long delayed, The Horror Hall of Fame: The Stoker Winners collects some of the finest short stories and novellas chosen by the Horror Writers Association for the Bram Stoker Award. If cash is tight, order individual back issues, which are usually discounted. Marshall's indispensible collection features fifty arresting and significant stories that show why short fiction has been so important in the development of our literature, and also why it continues to appeal.

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The Colors of Christmas

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I welcome submissions from all women: women of all cultural and linguistic backgrounds, women of all countries, women of all religions, women of all sexualities, trans and cis and genderfluid women, women of all abilities, women of all classes. Welcomes unsolicited material; approach by phone or in writing in the first instance. Her command of the short form reminds me of two other greats from her home town: Dennis Etchison and Richard Christian Matheson.

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The Collected Short Stories of Louis L'Amour, Volume 2:

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Both ds have read the book on their own as they enjoyed it so much. The winning story is published in the SleuthFest program and the winner receives free registration for the next SleuthFest conference. Short stories to be double-spaced and a word count noted at the top of the first page. Writer Virginia Peters was captivated by the case, and committed herself to uncovering the truth. “To say Have You Seen Simone? is compelling somehow seems inadequate: from the first page Virginia Peters gripped me with her clear and reasoned account of a mystery that rapidly developed into a shocking crime.

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