Category: Fiction

New Short Story

I am honored and thrilled to have a new short story, “Zwillingslied,” included in this amazing lineup, announced today by editor C.M. Muller. Twice-Told: A Collection of Doubles Table of Contents: “The Last Salvador” — Tim Jeffreys “Details Which Would Otherwise Be Lost to Shadow” — Clint Smith “Zwillingslied” — Patricia Lillie “Static” — Chris Shearer “Stuck With Me” —…

Fiction Fragments: Patricia Lillie

Originally posted on Girl Meets Monster:
Last week, horror writer Lynn Hortel stopped by to share her fragment and talk about the things that sometimes prevent us from finishing a writing project. This week, my friend and fellow Seton Hill alum, Patricia Lillie is here at Girl Meets Monster. Two weekends ago, I had the pleasure of catching up with…

You can go home again—but it might be murder

My much nicer alter ego, Kay Charles (she doesn’t use the f-word), is pleased to announce that the Kindle edition of Ghosts in Glass Houses, her cozy-ish mystery novel, is now available for pre-order! Ghosts, published by Kindle Press, will be released on September 5th. A little about the book: Marti Mickkleson sees ghosts. No one believes her except her great-grandmother.…

About Abby

Notes on an Autistic Protagonist In 1826, novelist Ann Radcliffe defined the main characteristics of Horror fiction as terror, the mounting dread that takes place in anticipation of an event, and horror, the disgust or revulsion that takes place after the event. Stephen King, William Nolan, and others have written that Horror fiction is not about the monster behind the…