Tag Archives: fantasy

Blake Writes a Story #9

Archival Access (fantasy, horror) Free download for your ebook reader (right-click and Save As):   PDF   TXT So ends this year’s short story crop. Sadly, I have not a market to my name, save my own, of my own. I can’t say I’m not disappointed in my lack of progress, but the interest shown […]

Blake Writes A Story #7

We, Trumpeted (fantasy, historical fantasy, experimental) Free download for your ebook reader (right-click and Save As):   PDF   TXT   Remember when I used to post bi-weekly short stories? Yeah, so do I. Here’s what’s been going on with me lately: 1) I started working on a new novel-sized project that demands a lot of research and self-education. That […]

Blake Writes a Story #1

January Roses (fantasy, horror) Free download for your ebook reader (Right-Click and Save As):   PDF   TXT SPOILERY INTRODUCTION (which is more of a disclaimer, really): I’m not going to split hairs with you; this story is going to be rough. I think I started writing January Roses back in 2011 with the objective of creating a feminist […]

Sick Day

Neil Gaiman recently retweeted his work’s inclusion in the Trifecta Writing Challenge for this weekend. I’d never heard of it before but it sounded fun and it’s been a while since I had a jam session, so I made a little 333 word doodah below called Sick Day: ————————– Sick Day The door chimed rose-red. Beht […]

Science vs. Magic in Fiction

Where does the demarcation lie between science and magic in fiction? I was already pondering this question last night, before I watched the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society adaptation of The Whisperer in Darkness (and a fine job they did on it too), an adaptation of Lovecraft’s own tale of alien beings with farflung technology that […]

As A Fledgling Descends – Part I (horror, sci-fi, drama)

As A Fledgling Descends – Part I by Blake Vaughn Anfeald Foster jerked out of his dream. His back was wet and his heart thrummed in his ears; He struggled to catch his breath. Outside his bedroom window it was calm and dark. He drew the greasy sheets tighter and shivered. His toes had numbed […]