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Beta Readers Needed - Science Fiction/Dystopian Anthology - 60k words - Revised

Hello! I hope you all are having a great day! My writing partner, James, and I are seeking beta readers for our dystopian anthology. We co…

Started by Kaisy Wilkerson-Mills

0 Sep 1, 2014

Categories of Speculative Fiction

I have written many short stories that are spec. fiction but I find it really hard to say if it is horror or sci-fi or dark fantasy etc. Of…

Started by Naomi Rawle

3 Aug 23, 2014
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Horror story links!!

We've just created HorrorFix for your new horror stories. You can include a link to your horror story here and just watch those Likes roll…

Started by Jem (Admin)

8 Dec 14, 2013
Reply by Mary Papas

Any publications out there that deserve some bragging?

I ask because I had a weird little piece published today over on Microhorror. Please feel free to pop over and leave a comment. Who else ha…

Started by AR Neal

22 Aug 9, 2013
Reply by Pauline Rendall

Fusing words and music...

So I will come straight out and admit that this new discussion serves as a bit of a plug on my part, but hopefully this will trigger some t…

Started by David Hartley

5 Jul 16, 2013
Reply by Mary Papas

Favorite Fictional Pets

If you could own a fictional animal from a book series, what would it be? For myself I'd go with a tank of Sandkings. 

Started by Daniel Hale

1 Jul 13, 2013
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Quirky social network for writers and creators. Try our free fiction competitions. Hey!! What's the story?


Who Do You Show Your Stories To?

Started by Daniel Hale in Sample Title. Last reply by Mary Chandler Nov 9, 2015. 3 Replies

I'm still working at the story-a-week thing, and keeping up with it so far. One thing I'm wondering is who I should show them to to get feedback. Some of these I want to put in the novel/collection…Continue

A Formatting Question-- How would you...?

Started by Angie_Fayre in Uncategorized Sep 2, 2015. 0 Replies

Okay, I know that there are about 3 instances where you'd regularly use italics in fiction: showing foreign/made-up goblidigoober words, "indicating mental thoughts" and putting stress on words being…Continue

Publishing Percentages!

Started by Naomi Rawle in Sample Title. Last reply by Gia Lee Jul 19, 2015. 3 Replies

Do you send everything you complete off for publication? What's your written/submitted ratio like? What do you consider a successful percentage? Or do you go for quality over quantity! (I mean…Continue

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New works: published and otherwise.

Started by Zachary T. Owen in Sample Title. Last reply by Naomi Rawle Mar 27, 2015. 4 Replies

What stories/books/poems/novels have you recently completed or had published?I'll go first:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDvvPFBisAA^This…Continue

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Title Advice?

Posted by Daniel Hale on December 14, 2015 at 18:29 0 Comments

I just completed, as near as I can tell, my first book: a collection stories disguised as a novel. I do currently have a working title that I was initially happy with, BUT it may now be too obscure or inapplicable.

The title as it is now is "The Psalterdemalion." This is a combination of two of my favorite words: Psalter, which is a small book of psalms, and Tatterdemalion, which is a man dressed in multicolored rags and tatters. My thinking was that the man character, a story thief,…


A Memory Resides In Soho

Posted by Ronnie Capaldi on November 24, 2015 at 21:06 0 Comments

A Memory Resides In Soho

On the 1st August 2015 a special night had arrived for seventy-five year old Robert Harris and his seventy-two year old wife Barbara.  Robert was nattily dressed in a blue suit and Barbara looked elegant in a long flowing…


Final Stretch for my First Project

Posted by Daniel Hale on November 16, 2015 at 2:41 0 Comments

So I've got my stories together for my first collection, and am currently working on the connecting narrative. I haven't even thought yet how I'm gonna get this published. Gotta start thinking what I need to do. 


Posted by Ronnie Capaldi on November 12, 2015 at 17:40 0 Comments


Mark stood on a sea cliff top. A wave below roared in and sprayed out a ferocious impact. Its retreat left a glistening carpet of foamy shale. To his left, a slender figured girl appeared, dressed only in a skimpy black nightie. Her blonde…


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