Category: Short Stories

The Nightmare: Memory Of History

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Barry’s prose, his local idiolect, his use of imagery and his peerless dialogue – he’s a superstar. Another favorite of mine is �Queen of Spades�, about a group of children trying to scrape out an existence in a bombed out city during World War II: what�s come looking for these children may be worse than the Nazi soldiers they were able to hide from. In these ancient places, where, perhaps, the old, old gods still add a touch of mischief, Krampus is the angry, punishing sidekick of St.

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Smithers Hits a Six

Mark Lord

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He reveals the life of torturers, who learned their trade as it was passed down from generation to generation. Assume the author’s aim was to bring alive a character by means of her gestures: at one point he could show her smoothening back her hair with a casual brush of the palm; at another, using her hands to make a point. Howard, an American businessman, wants a girl to use and abuse no matter what the cost. These are Thomas Ligotti�s visions of torment, helplessness, and doom.

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The Horus Plot

Marcella Denise Spencer

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Are you looking for a great Anthologies & Short Stories book to read? Terror was simply a cheap collection of snippets from other films, including Bela Lugosi's White Zombie. Do you have a novella that captures the magic of the holiday season? Fear: 13 Stories of Suspense and Horror edited by RL Stine: A collection of thirteen horror stories. The opening story, �Mooncat Jack�, captures childhood fear in the form of a boogeyman who stalks a neighborhood.

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The Civil War Stories of Harold Frederic (New York Classics)

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Open submission period: September 1 - November 30, 2016 Submission method: Upload story as .doc or .rtf to niteblade.submittable.com/submit The editor will be reading submissions blind, so please remove your name and contact information from the manuscript before submitting. Curious is a masterful collection of over 500 pages of action, drama, adventure, teen issues, and romance in one unputdownable book. To say any more than I have would be to ruin wondrous, funny, strange fiction that literally leaps off the page and into your imagination.

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Inspector Colbeck's Casebook: Thirteen Tales from the

Edward Marston

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That's why we recently linked to all the magazines that provided the short stories found in the new anthologies "The Best American Short Stories 2008" and "Pushcart Prize XXXIII." The Good Soldier is a collection of seven short stories about love, loss, secrets and lies. The annual contest pays a large amount of prize money. Sometimes, they were replaced with American Girl Magazine Plays, excerpts from other books or historical stories, or reprints of previously published stories.

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Silvertree

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These short stories are not (except for few of them) part of the official Darkover history. Bio-Punk is a new collection of short stories from Manchester-based publisher Comma Press. Usually, he deals with common complaints from upset customers, taking insults and angry outbursts with an almost stoic attitude. Website: http://www.newwelshreview.com The People's Friend Entertaining, optimistic stories are required by this publication - throw in a touch of nostalgia and let your fictional world move more slowly than today's and you'll stand a far better chance of succeeding.

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Short Story Press Presents Canadian Family Adventure

Deb Williamson

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We’re huge short story fans around this way, but while we definitely foster great big loves for the likes of Alice Munro and V. Greenberg, Baen, March, 2007 (12 stories) • "The Weapon" by William H. Well, obviously I’m a fan of fiction, of the short story form. She teaches writing workshops to genealogy enthusiasts eager to craft family stories and is a frequent speaker on the subject to libraries, genealogy societies, writing clubs, church and civic organizations.

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Dive Bomber, The: A High-flying Adventure of Love and Danger

L. Ron Hubbard

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These are just a few of the stories in this book and it is one of the best anthologies that I have had the pleasure to read all year. Do your best on each story, but move on to the next one if you hit a wall. We have both local and international subscriptions, which are the perfect gift-to-self or perhaps a friend. She has edited three short-story anthologies, Bad Company, The Bed Book of Short Stories and Bloody Satisfied. Coming of age in a small town is a theme in many horror novels, and is represented here as well.

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A Path of Love

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Merril's anthologies were always lively, with an emphasis on stories of wit and literacy, and certainly helped to improve standards in sf generally. He has a gift for language and description, bringing his characters and settings to life. Around the same time that Sherlock Holmes was becoming famous, H. Markheim, BOOK OF THE SHORT STORY, THE 193-207 (1948) Word Count: 6815. From copy-editing to character advice, I give detailed feedback on what’s working and what needs to be improved in your story.

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Proud Monster

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Many of the earliest horror anthologies came from Germany. More recently, I would recommend Jean Rabe and Martin H. What is it about these magnificent creatures that fascinates us and captures our hearts? Richards is a deft hand at creating little worlds for the reader to visit. The Princess and the Puma, ADVENTURES IN APPRECIATION 99-104 (1973) Word Count: 2414. The guru sets aspirants on the spiritual path, observes their practice, and teaches them to navigate and finally transcend the mind.

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