Frankenstein Stamps from Jersey Post

Originally posted on The Horror Hothouse:
This year marks the bicentenary of the  publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, without doubt one of the most important books ever written in the history of horror and science fiction. To mark the occasion the Channel Island of Jersey commissioned my pals at Bristol’s So Design to create a…

Burning Question #15: Dinosaur Daze

Originally posted on Vampire Maman:
Tiny tots of either sex Adore Tyrannosaurus Rex Indeed, all little ones adore Any savage carnivore Of which, O Rex, though rightly boastest Thou art not only first, but mostest. ~ Ogden Nash On Valentine’s Day 2001 I spent one the most romantic days of my entire life with my…

Conversation

Originally posted on True_George:
On this day I did not pay attention to the exact time when this experienced had occurred. I know it was after midnight and I had just got out of bed and took bottle of beer out the freezer and drank it; I was thirsty due to the room being…

The Sleep Killer

Originally posted on MY ENDURING BONES:
Photo A.M. Moscoso We were at a museum and we were taking a long leisure walk through the Chamber of Horrors. Around one of the corners was an example of what it looked like when someone was walled up alive and died in there. ” If you are really…

Push

Originally posted on Matthew R. Stitt:
“Push the damn boards,” shouted Andrew as all three men fought to secure the broken window. Jean Claude was in the center, Sean on the left and Andrew on the right. Erik stood behind them waiting to hammer the nails back into the store window. The hands reached into…

Short Story Sunday: Under the Stars

Originally posted on Vampire Maman:
Austin stood outside under the stars, away from the motorhomes, tent trailers, and tents. He’d gone out to pee but remained outside to ponder the beauty of the night, and the weirdness of the campfire talk earlier. His cousin Dirk almost set off a riot with his questions. “Are you…

“My MOM Has Fibromyalgia!”

Originally posted on Merbear's World:
My daughter made manager at her work a couple of days ago, after three years of taking food orders, working the grill (they make gourmet burgers) and every other menial task that comes with the job. The kid has one hell of a work ethic, something that I’d struggled…

Part 1366 – Hildreth, Come To Me.

Originally posted on ambroseandelsie:
Hildreth opened the back of his Bossman 550. He reset the hammer plates and clicked the stakes into the open slots. He closed the back and locked it tight. The click of approaching heels spurred him up to his feet. He automatically balanced his weapon on his shoulder. A young woman…

Debut

Originally posted on musing:
Suzy Night stepped out on stage knowing it wasn’t like any other night.  The head of Little Records, Bernie Lax, was in from New York to hear her sing. She had on that blue gown she wore the night her and Ron first got together. With Ron in the first row…

The gambler

Originally posted on refract reality:
Gimme your damn wallet Said the middle-aged pyknic, in a slow and deep cadence. A clearly edacious black man, with an air of dumbfounded innocence. His pinguid complexion bled rancid stains beneath rolls and rotund. While a mayfly’s attention echoed in his cleanly shaven dome. Gimme your damn wallet A…