SHORT STORY RELEASE: My latest short story, Mirror Mirror, has just been released in Tales of Fear, Superstition, and Doom, the latest anthology by Redwood Press. This superb collection of short dark fiction contains twenty-seven terrifying tales from a diverse group of authors. This is the second story I’ve sold to this publication, the firstContinue reading “New Story Release and Author Interview”
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Preorder Now: Killer Creatures Down Under: Horror stories with bite.
Australia: the land where everything wants to kill you. A continent filled with some of the deadliest animals in the world. From creepy-crawlies to crocodiles, you’ll have plenty to fear in this anthology penned by Australian authors. Killer Creatures Down Under: Horror Stories with Bite offers disturbing tales that range from the action-packed and visceral,Continue reading “Preorder Now: Killer Creatures Down Under: Horror stories with bite.”
New story: The Taste of You
The first bite is sweet, like when you cornered me in the school library between R for romance and T for thriller, and accused me of stealing your heart. The Taste of You by Pauline Yates/nightmare fuel magazine My latest story is out with Nightmare Fuel Magazine, a short horror meeting the theme ‘Love HasContinue reading “New story: The Taste of You”
New Release: Love Me, Love Me Not
“To my dearest Tommy,Every night I dream of you,And pray you know my love is true,Because it’s hard to be apart,I’ll gift to you my love-struck heart.Be my Valentine.” from ‘Love-STruck’ by Pauline yates Love Me, Love Me Not – a Black Hare Press anthology – a collection of dark drabbles from various authors featuringContinue reading “New Release: Love Me, Love Me Not”
New Anthology Release: Year Four – Dark Moments & Patreon
The start of my writing year kicks off with the release of Year Four: Dark Moments and Patreon published by Black Hare Press. This anthology is a fantastic compilation of all the Dark Moments and Patreon stories published online throughout 2022. It has over 200 stories from a long list of fabulous authors, and includesContinue reading “New Anthology Release: Year Four – Dark Moments & Patreon”
New Story: The Ghost of Christmas Past
The clock ticks too fast toward midnight. And not fast enough. Curled in the recliner in front of the cold fireplace, I chew my nails down to the quick. I’ve sat sentry every Christmas eve for the past five years. I always hope it’s the last, but it never is. The Ghost Of christmas past/paulineContinue reading “New Story: The Ghost of Christmas Past”
New Story: First Person, Present Tense
My latest story is out now at Black Hare Press. Another Dark Moments drabble, the theme for this story was AI. Read it here: FIRST PERSON, PRESENT TENSE A Black Hare Press Dark Moments Drabble
2022 Eligibility Post and Publication Round-up.
It’s that time of the year when authors put together their eligibility posts to highlight work they published throughout the year. These posts are important because the horror/science fiction/fantasy award season is just around the corner, and posting links to publications helps readers find the stories they loved, and the stories they missed. Below isContinue reading “2022 Eligibility Post and Publication Round-up.”
New Story: Drained
I have another story released with Black Hare Press for their monthly Dark Moments drabble call. The theme this time was ‘How to stop a zombie apocalypse. My character tried. He really did. His idea worked, too. It just needs tweaking. Read my story here: Drained A Black Hare Press Dark Moments drabble.
New Story: Fallen Angels
I have a new story out today: “Fallen Angels”, a Black Hare Press Dark Moments drabble. This story was written for the monthly theme challenge: Nephilim Read it here: Fallen Angels