Shreya’s Story: Part Two

We left that same night, creeping out despite the torches surrounding our home. Why they didn’t immediately make it our funeral pyre, I’ll never know. Maybe they wanted to give us a chance to show that we were still human. That was something we were unable to do for them. Our quintet stood watching the […]

Shreya’s Story: Part One

According to The Vampire Encyclopedia by Matthew Bunson, a rakhas (or, more formally, rakshasa) is tinkling-bell-clad, blue-throated, blood-stained creature with matted hair and five feet. One of the powerful vampires of India. I can tell you from experience that this is an exaggeration.  It’s like playing that game—Chinese Whispers, is it?—where information becomes more muddled […]

Author Interview: Claire Buss

Please tell us a little about yourself. Hi, my name is Claire and I like long walks by the beach… oh wait, that’s not what you want lol. I’m a stay at home mum to two little darlings, the deputy editor of Write On! Magazine and a multi-genre author. I read lots, try to write […]

Author Interview: K.V. Wilson

Happy Birthday, K.V.! Please tell us a little about yourself. I live in British Columbia, Canada. I am a big fan of fantasy and sci-fi books, action-comedy movies and all kinds of music. What do you write (genre, length)?  I write urban fantasy, inspired by various cultures and mythologies from around the world. I have […]

Author Interview: Jason Brewer

Please tell us a little about yourself. I am 46 years old, have three teenagers and will be married for twenty years this February. My wife is the one who encouraged me to start reading for enjoyment; she has exposed me to all kinds of genres. I never knew there was so much out there. […]

“Beneath the Sands”

Success Found the tomb Cant believe our eyes Come quickly STOP I nearly drop the telegram when I read the words, not that I should be surprised. My directions, though I’d left out key details, were bound to lead them to that glittering palace under the sands of Egypt just as I’d wanted.  Why I’d […]

“Mama’s Monster”

Sammie Jo glanced up toward the bay window. A half an hour til sunrise, she told herself. Her vampiric mind and body could feel it coming, knew instinctively down to the exact second when the light would flood the living room of her childhood home. Half an hour was more than enough time to finish […]