April 25, 2019

[Content Warnings: Self harm, blood, and physical abuse.]

Rosanne has haunted eyes.

She stares at the mirror. The mirror stares back. When she pulls stringy, black hair away from her forehead, an old, angry scar glowers above her brow. Her hand twitches.

“You’ll be late f...

April 22, 2019

Image description: A photo of a person sleeping in floral sheets, with a photo of an elegant garden used as wallpaper in the room. There is a rectangular window behind them, with a bright white light shining through.

Here's the sixth flash fiction fortnight prompt! Writ...

April 18, 2019

[Content warnings for homophobia, racism, and transphobia]

“Dad, do I have to take these?” I ask as I hold the bottle of pills in his face. “They always make me feel sick.” He doesn’t even look up from his phone to answer. Instead, he grabs at one of the newspapers sitt...

April 13, 2019

One day, Arthur was discovered dead. Arthur, the child who everybody despised. He had drowned in the little pond near the back of his house. He had somehow gotten out the window of his bedroom, gone down beyond the garden, and slipped past the screen of trees to the ed...

April 8, 2019

We're back! Sorry for the wait, everyone.

Image description: A person in an orange raincoat sits on the bough of an enormous, moss and vine-covered tree in the middle of a misty forest. The light is white and everything else is green and lush. 

April 7, 2019

One eye, two eyes, three eyes, no eyes. Sight is your short fiction prompt for the month of April. 

Write 500 words about sight for the chance to be published in our free end-of-year print zine!

April 7, 2019

April Book Club

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda follows Simon Spier as he struggles with keeping his sexuality a secret while the one other person who knows, Martin Addison, is blackmailing him. In addition, he chats via email with another gay boy, who uses the pen-na...

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