Forlorn Part IV

Saoirse woke to the smell of wet dog as Ardal nudged his cold nose in the crux of her neck and then licked her face. “Get off, get off…” Saoirse muttered as she pushed the fluffy bulk of Ardal away. He whimpered and stumbled and she sighed at the sound. Her head was pounding from …

The Jewel of Rajai Part IV

The Jewel of Rajai Part IVWe left behind the temple after three days and made our way, without incident to the coast city of Lumar where we arrived to great fanfare. There was a festival being held in our honor, but we did not attend. Instead, Rahmi ordered that we would set to sea three days …

Show what needs Shown, Tell what needs Told

Show what needs Shown, Tell what needs ToldBy Shannon Leigh Rivera “Specificity in writing should not depend on modifiers” – Adam Sexton, Master Class in Fiction Writing Show and Tell. As writers, we have heard these two words a lot. The more you study writing and the more you read on the subject of writing, …

Words into Worlds

Words into Worlds “The best descriptive writers are the best observers—of sight and sound, smell and taste, of texture” – Adam Sexton in Master Class in Fiction Writing Have you ever found yourself walking down the street, alone at night when no one else is around? Or maybe you were taking a walk through a …

Forlorn Part III

Brigid woke with a start. Her body tensed immediately as her eyes flew open. She attempted to move her arms but the solid feeling of chains attached to her wrists sent her body into shivers of panic. The room was dark and she lay on cold, wet stone. Pulling against the chains, she screamed for …

SDS Giveaway!

The Seven Deadly Sins (SDS) Anthology has released three books so far- Sloth, Pride, and Envy. All of these books are available via Amazon. Right now editor and contributing writer Katie Stephens (K.T. Stephens) is doing a giveaway on her blog standardishue.com. So what do you need to do to get your hand on a …

When Making Time takes Too Much Time

When Making Time Takes Too Much Time: My Top Ten List to Avoid Procrastination Procrastination: It’s a word we all know. We have a love-hate relationship with it. On one hand, we love to procrastinate because it usually equates out to Netflix binge-watching, book-reading-fests, or video-game-a-thons. We can feel refreshed when we procrastinate. On the …

calling all writers

Are you looking for a place to showcase your short story or flash fiction work? Maybe you want to your work to be exposed to a large and more diverse audience? Maybe you are just looking for a platform to share your unpublished stories with the world? The Fantasy Fix is looking for collaboration authors. …

Collaboration Update!

Part Two of The Betrothal by Tamara Linden is available on her story blog. To read more please follow this link to Part One. You can follow the link at the end of the story to finish this amazing short story.