Hello my little bags of books accidentally bought in a language I don’t understand, how are you?
A little while ago my speculative/weird fiction/whatever you want to call it story Live and Learn was published in a very pretty and very free magazine from Oddville Press. There’s literary fiction, poetry, art, and a slab of weird from me.
Bonjour! I hope you’re well, it’s been so long since we last spoke. A whole several hours. Dry your eyes because yet another podcast with a weird fiction story of mine was released last night. They’re like buses!
They kindly said of it: “Madeleine Swann’s disturbing, difficult, beautiful story reaches towards the complexities of the human condition, whether they have conditions or not.”
Essex (my home town) was notorious for witch trials. They happened everywhere, of course, but a man named Matthew Hopkins saw money to be made in keeping the hysteria at high levels as he received payment to rid towns of their troublesome folk.
In such feverish times weird stories were bound to do the rounds, and here are some of them:
Merry October and a happy birthday to me! That’s right, my birthday is during the best month of the year. I’m…21 today (shhh).
For The October Frights Halloween Blog Hop I’m going to share some free fiction with you, thoughtfully using tea party props. Oh, how I suffered eating all that cake and drinking all that tea, but I got through it.
Please check out what the other authors are doing by clicking the button at the bottom of the post, there’ll be more free fiction, giveaways, and plenty more.
The story is called How To Host A Dinner Party Without Awakening The Dark Ones.