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This page highlights published short fiction & poetry that Shawn’s read, enjoyed, and thought others might enjoy as well. All can be read at no cost. (See bottom of page for criteria/disclosures).
click here – TO VISIT AND/OR FOLLOW SHAWN’S TWITTER FEED! Posted 11/15/19 – THE MARIONETTE, by: CHELSEA STICKLE, published in COFFIN BELL, A JOURNAL OF DARK LITERATURE –
https://coffinbell.com/the-marionette/ Posted 09/20/19 – ANNIVERSARY, by: MERRIDAWN DUCKLER, published in UNSTAMATIC: A MICRO LIT MAG –
https://www.unstamatic.info/anniversary Posted 08/23/19 – AMERICAN PLANE TREE, by: BARBARA CROOKER, published in WHALE ROAD REVIEW –
http://www.whaleroadreview.com/crooker-4/ Posted 08/09/19 – ERRAND, by: PATRICIA Q. BIDAR, published in BARREN MAGAZINE –
https://barrenmagazine.com/errand/ Posted 06/28/19 – PAPER THIN, by: KRISTIN GARTH, published in DUSK & SHIVER MAGAZINE –
https://duskandshiver.com/paper-thin/ Posted 05/31/19 – SOMEWHERE, BEYOND THE SEA, by: MIKE MURPHY, published in MURA LITERARY MAGAZINE –
https://www.mura.ink/somewhere-beyond-the-sea Posted 05/03/19 – DAVID, by: CHRISTIAN BUTLER-ZANETTI, published in SCRIBBLE – Feel free to read –
https://www.scribblelit.com/david Posted 04/26/19 – THE NAMES OF THINGS, by: HUGH BEHM-STEINBERG published in the NEW FLASH FICTION REVIEW – Feel free to read –
http://newflashfiction.com/hugh-behm-steinberg/ Posted 04/12/19 – PRISON OF THE MIND, by: DEONTE OSAYANDE published in QUIET STORM LITERARY MAGAZINE – Feel free to read –
https://www.quietstormlitmag.com/prison-of-the-mind Posted 03/08/19 – PIANISSIMO, by: CHELSEA HANNA COHEN published in the FLASH FICTION ONLINE – Feel free to read –
http://flashfictiononline.com/main/article/pianissimo/ Posted 03/01/19 – CANCER ALLEY, by: ELISE BLACKWELL published in the ATTICUS REVIEW – Feel free to read –
https://atticusreview.org/cancer-alley/ Posted 02/22/19 – MAGIC ACT, by: FRANK A. POSSEMATO published in FIVE ON THE FIFTH, AN ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE – Feel free to read –
http://www.fiveonthefifth.com/vol-4-issue-4-story-1 Posted 01/18/19 – THE FOREST OF BONES, by: CHRISTOPHER CHUPIK published in HEROIC FANTASY QUARTERLY – Feel free to read –
https://www.heroicfantasyquarterly.com/?p=2553 Posted 01/04/19 – ESCAPE TO BUNNY ISLAND, by: JONATHAN MUZZALL published in OUTLOOK SPRINGS MAGAZINE – Feel free to read –
http://outlooksprings.com/stories/escape-to-bunny-island/ Posted 12/21/18 – BODY PARTS JEWELRY STORE MAN, by: MICHAEL CARTER published in ASH TALES MAGAZINE – Feel free to read –
https://ashtales.com/body-parts-jewelry-store-man/ Posted 11/30/18 – THREE DAYS OUT, BY: ALFIE PINER published in RUNE BEAR MAGAZINE – Feel free to read –
http://www.runebear.com/weekly/three-days-out Posted 10/26/18 – ROAD MESSAGES, BY: MAUREEN SHERBONDY, published in WACCAMAW, A JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE – Feel free to read –
http://waccamawjournal.com/fiction/road-messages/ Posted 10/12/18 – BONE MUSIC, BY: TRISH HOPKINSON, published in CONTRARY JOURNAL OF UNPOPULAR DISCONTENT – feel free to read –
https://contrarymagazine.com/2018/bone-music/ Posted 1/0/05/18 – INSEPARABLE, BY: EVONNE M. BIGGENS, published in PERIHELION – Feel free to read –
http://www.perihelionsf.com/1801/Fiction_2.shtml Posted 09/14/18 – DANGEROUS DINNER COMPANIONS, BY: ANNA SALONEN, published in SPECKLIT (an entire story in only 100 words) – Feel free to read –
http://specklit.com/blog/2016/07/23/dangerous-dinner-companions/ Posted 09/07/18 – FARM TO TABLE, BY: PAMELA LOVE, published in THE HICKORY STUMP – Feel free to read –
http://hickorystump.org/article/farm-to-table/ Posted 08/31/18 – THE WEIGHT OF EVERY PENNY, BY: ADAM WILLIAM INGLIS, published in ACROSS THE MARGIN. Addresses the dark side of wealth – Feel free to read –
http://acrossthemargin.com/the-weight-of-every-penny/ Posted 08/24/18 – DECOMMISSIONING, BY: RAMON ROZAS, published in THEME OF ABSENCE. Plays well on “Robot Uprising” type fears – Feel free to read –
http://www.themeofabsence.com/2018/08/decommissioning-by-ramon-rozas/ CRITERIA IN ORDER TO BE FEATURED ON THIS PAGE
– Must be published in a legitimate publication and viewable at no cost.
– Be in a genre that interests Shawn. Generally this includes any combo of suspense, fantasy, horror, science fiction, Christian, supernatural, and the like.
– Abstain from things that do not interest Shawn. Examples of this include, but are not limited to – excessive/graphic sex, violence/gore for the sake of violence/gore, excessive adult language/content. ADDITIONAL INFO REGARDING FEATURED STORIES
– No promise is made as to the length of time a post/link will remain on this page. Periodically, posts/links may be deleted in order to maintain a clean look.
-No compensation given for being posted on this page.