amwriting, Longread, Monstrous May, Pagham-verse, weird fiction

#MonstrousMay Day 11: Monster in the Dark

Graphic and Prompt Credit: Johannes T. Evans Monster in the Dark For this one, I'm going to advertise my short story THE SOUND OF DARKNESS, which you can buy in eBook on its own in various formats, or as part of the F IS FOR FEAR anthology in paperback, eBook and audiobook. It's reproduced for… Continue reading #MonstrousMay Day 11: Monster in the Dark

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#MonstrousMay Day 10: Mermaids

Graphic and Prompt Credit: Johannes T. Evans Crustaceous Merfolk A piece I wrote last year for Monstrous May... Reprise! Under the stars on a summer night, a land shoal drunkenly scatters. One of the group makes his way to Unger Point, and rests where the tide laps at the edge of the shingle, on its… Continue reading #MonstrousMay Day 10: Mermaids

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#MonstrousMay Day 6: Monster in the Woods

Prompt Credit: Johannes T. Evans Interlinking stories that build up a fragmented picture of what's going on so far: THE SMEECH MAN: read here or on Ko-FiTHE ELEUSINIAN MYSTERIES: read here alone, or in this 99p collectionIT CAME FROM THE AMBER: read part of it here, in full on Ko-Fi Green Dreams TW: imagery that… Continue reading #MonstrousMay Day 6: Monster in the Woods

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#MonstrousMay 2: Monster Under the Bed

Credit: Johannes T. Evans The Smeech Man I. The first night it was a light creak of the floorboards, nothing more. The quietest sound, the gentle breathing of wood as it cooled. It happened once, interrupting the lapping waves of sleep. He held his breath, listening. But there was nothing but his own heart and… Continue reading #MonstrousMay 2: Monster Under the Bed

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#MonstrousMay 1: Vampires

I'm re-posting two vampire vignettes from last year, as I'm not that into vampires at the moment and I want to spend some time on other prompts. So some golden oldies to kick off with! My nonfiction post on Welsh folklore and vampires can be found here. Credit: Johannes T. Evans Midnight at the Crazy… Continue reading #MonstrousMay 1: Vampires