Review: Dear Laura by Gemma Amor

I will preface this by saying that I am very familiar with both Gemma Amor, pictured, and her work. In addition to both being NoSleep Podcast alums, we co-wrote the horror comedy podcast, Calling Darkness, together. I knew going in that I wanted to like her novella, Dear Laura, but I also knew that it... Continue Reading →

Where I’ve Been

I haven't been posting much lately and the reason is twofold: First, I won't be posting many, if any, short stories online anymore. The community that I've been part of for three years has become a hunting ground for thieves and, as much as I've loved my time there, I think it best to keep... Continue Reading →

A Millennial Haunting

They gathered ‘round the ouija board, fingers poised, nervous laughter rippling through their small group. Anya, the de facto leader, silenced them with a sharp look. “This is serious,” she whispered, her tone harsh as the candlelight against the dark. The other three nodded, more solemn now, although Kita couldn’t wipe the smile entirely off... Continue Reading →

He Didn’t Leave Alone

Nursing and being a nun aren’t really such different things. As the former, I help look after the body. As the latter, I help look after the soul. Nourishing both is important to leading a healthy, happy life. When I was a young woman, fresh out of my nursing program and fresher still out of... Continue Reading →

The O’Sullivan Song

My family came over from the old country only a generation ago. Gran waddled off the boat in 1954, nine months along and ready to drop Dad the moment she set foot on American soil. She had the courtesy to wait until Granddad got her to their apartment in the Irish quarter, at least. Despite... Continue Reading →

I Survived A YA Romance

I’d never been so certain of anything as I was in that moment. The first bell hadn’t rung yet and I was standing at my locker with Jade. I was still new to the school, an unfortunate position to be in for your senior year, and she was the only friend I’d managed to make.... Continue Reading →

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