New Flash – In the City of Chuckling Roses

New stories every Friday! This week’s tale is Tara Campbell’s menacing story of strange plants and fragrant fury – In the City of Chuckling Roses – on our website now. Plus all our past flash stories are still available on our stories page. If that still leaves you hungry for more stories we’ve got sixteenContinue reading “New Flash – In the City of Chuckling Roses”

New Flash – An Itemized List of Charitable Contributions

New stories every Friday! This week’s tale is An Itemized List of Charitable Contributions by Addison Smith – on our website now. Plus all our past flash stories are still available on our stories page. If that still leaves you hungry for more stories we’ve got sixteen other fine tales in the current Wyldblood MagazineContinue reading “New Flash – An Itemized List of Charitable Contributions”

Free Flash Fiction – A Map Like Constellations

This week’s free flash fiction is Elizabeth Broadbent’s A Map Like Constellations , all about choices, perception and, ultumately, humanity. It’s thoughtful, deft and articulate – just like Elizabeth’s other story with us, Atop Dead Trees, now available in Wyldbood #10 Click here to read A Map Like Constellations We’re also still featuring the previousContinue reading “Free Flash Fiction – A Map Like Constellations”

Free Halloween Fiction – Swallowed by Darkness

This week’s free flash fiction is Matt Krizan’s Swallowed by Darkness, an unsettling tale of shadows and secrets, just right for chilling your bones in the run up to halloween. Click here to read Swallowed by Darkness We’re also still featuring the previous two Wyld Flash stories on the website: Dawn Vogel’s dragon story PatienceContinue reading “Free Halloween Fiction – Swallowed by Darkness”

Free Friday Fiction – Patience

This week’s free flash fiction is Dawn Vogel’s Patience – because the best things come to those who wait. And there are dragons in this one – we love a good dragon. Click here to read Patience We’re also still featuring the previous two Wyld Flash stories on the website: David J. Thirteen’s My FoolishContinue reading “Free Friday Fiction – Patience”

Wyldblood 10 is out now!

We’ve reached double figures! Our latest Wyldblood Magazine is now available in a glossy 7×10 inch print magazine or full-colour PDF from us or from Amazon (who’ll also sell you a handy Kindle version). This one’s packed with sixteen (sixteen!) science fiction and fantasy stories covering everything from apocalyptical storms and parallel worlds to magicContinue reading “Wyldblood 10 is out now!”

Free Friday Fiction – Strawberries in Spring

This week’s free flash fiction is Rick Danforth’s cautionary fantasy tale Strawberries in Spring, Strawberries are cheap, right? Depends what you have to trade to get them… Click here to read Strawberries in Spring We’re also still featuring the previous two Wyld Flash stories on the website: Robert Bagnall’s The Naming of HMS Ark Royal,Continue reading “Free Friday Fiction – Strawberries in Spring”

Free Friday Fiction – The Naming of HMS Ark Royal

This week’s free flash fiction is is another great story from Robert Bagnall: The Naming of HMS Ark Royal, packed with virtual champagne, a holographic queen, a king who doesn’t stick to the script and a red button. Which you shouldn’t, ever, push. Click here to read The Naming of HMS Ark Royal We’re alsoContinue reading “Free Friday Fiction – The Naming of HMS Ark Royal”

Free Friday Fiction – After They’d Gone

This week’s free flash fiction is After They’d Gone by Amanda Pica, a thoughtful look at what the end of the world might look like through the eyes of a small child. Click here to read After They’d Gone We’re also still featuring the previous two Wyld Flash stories on the website: Joshua Grasso’s FeedingContinue reading “Free Friday Fiction – After They’d Gone”

Free Friday Fiction – Feeding the Dark

This week’s free flash fiction is Joshua Grasso’s Feeding the Dark, which is another of our thoughtful tales with a strong central concept. With bugs. Click here to read Feeding the Dark We’re also still featuring the previous two Wyld Flash stories on the website: Barry by Maura Yzmore – an icky tale to makeContinue reading “Free Friday Fiction – Feeding the Dark”

Anthologies Update

We got an unprecedented respose to our recent From the Depths anthology submissions call – so many stories! It’s going to take longer to work though those than we’d originally anticipated, so the release date is going to slip – we’d tentatively pencilled in December (though even at the planning stage we knew that wasContinue reading “Anthologies Update”

Friday Fiction – Just Ask Clio

Today’s free flash fiction is Just Ask Clio by Jason Burnham. After reading it, you might just want to rethink all those smart speakers you’ve got dotted round the house. Very smart speakers. Maybe just a little bit too smart… http://www.wyldblood.com Click here to read Just Ask Clio We’re also still featuring the previous twoContinue reading “Friday Fiction – Just Ask Clio”

Friday Fiction – You are what you Mage

New free fiction today is Nick Wisseman’s You are what you Mage, with an intriguing death or glory choice. Which way would you go? Click here to read You are what you Mage We’re also still featuring the previous two Wyld Flash stories on the website: Taylor Rae’s Run with the Hunted, with a welcomeContinue reading “Friday Fiction – You are what you Mage”

Friday Fiction – Run with the Hunted

New free fiction today is Taylor Rae’s Run with the Hunted, a welcome return of wolves to Wyldblood. But these aren’t ordinary wolves… Click here to read Run with the Hunted We’re also still featuring the previous two Wyld Flash stories on the website: Eric Fomley’s Intervention, where thanks to new tech, parents get toContinue reading “Friday Fiction – Run with the Hunted”

Friday Fiction – Intervention

New free fiction today is Eric Fomley’s Intervention, because you’d like to think your parents are always right, right? Even when you really don’t want to do what they’re telling you to? And even when they’re not actually around? Click here to read Intervention We’re also still featuring the previous two Wyld Flash stories onContinue reading “Friday Fiction – Intervention”

Friday Fiction – Artificial Autonomy

New free fiction today is Helena Pantsis’ Artificial Autonomy, about love, loss, acceptance, time and robots. Which is quite a lot to fit into a flash fiction story. Click here to read Artificial Autonomy We’re also still featuring the previous two Wyld Flash stories on the website: Daniel Lidman’s Ship Astray, about a lonely –Continue reading “Friday Fiction – Artificial Autonomy”

Friday Fiction – Ship Astray

New free fiction today is Daniel Lidman’s Ship Astray, about a lonely – and seemingly fruitless – quest to seek out new life and new civilisations… Click here to read Ship Astray We’re also still featuring the previous two Wyld Flash stories on the website: Andrew Kozma’s The Tower of Seed and Promise, with anContinue reading “Friday Fiction – Ship Astray”

From the Depths – submissions call

1,000-12,000 words fantasy anthology publication aim – December 2022 submissions open until August 31st 2022 head over to our From the Depths submissions page here Monsters and mermaids, sea serpents and sailors, the deep dank dark and the glistening coral; if you’ve got a fantasy story that reeks of seaweed and intrigue, we want toContinue reading “From the Depths – submissions call”

Friday Fiction – The Tower of Seed and Promise

New free fiction today is Andrew Kozma’s The Tower of Seed and Promise with an edgy interface between reality and magic. Never judge a house by its decaying brick walls. Come on, you know you want to open that dilapidated front door… Click here to read The Tower of Seed and Promise We’re also stillContinue reading “Friday Fiction – The Tower of Seed and Promise”

Wyldblood 9 is out today!

The ninth edition of our story-packed Wyldblood Magazine is out today! we’ve managed to squeeze ten stories in this time around, starting off with some head spinning time travel shenanegans, then a couple of armageddon what-ifs, a spaceship or two, a hint of magic, super-smart machines searching for identity and, finally, gifts from a meteorite.Continue reading “Wyldblood 9 is out today!”

Friday Fiction – Unbounded

New free fiction today is Bridget Haug’s Unbounded, all about spooky goings on down by the lake with a mix of intrigue and a large dollop of sentimentality. Click here to read Unbounded We’re also still featuring the previous two Wyld Flash stories on the website: Jessica Wilcox’s Hephaestus Clockwork, a story where where theContinue reading “Friday Fiction – Unbounded”

Friday Fiction – Hephaestus Clockwork

New free fiction today is Jessica Wilcox’s Hephaestus Clockwork, which is all about apocalypse, self delusion, nifty gadgets and killer consequences (and that’s a lot to cram in to a perfectly paced piece of first-rate flash). Click here to read Hephaestus Clockwork Subscribe to our monthly newsletter here. Follow us for update posts (once orContinue reading “Friday Fiction – Hephaestus Clockwork”

Friday Fiction – Drift

New free fiction today is AR Turner’s Drift. Wistful science fiction, all alone in the great beyond… Click here to read Drift Subscribe to our monthly newsletter here. Follow us for update posts (once or twice a week) here. Download a free sampler of Wyldblood Magazine here. Buy the latest Wyldblood Magazine here or getContinue reading “Friday Fiction – Drift”

Free Flash – A Mathematical Betrayal

More free fiction on our website this week – A Mathematical Betrayal by MM Schreier is a poignant story about love, loss, and robot dogs. Read it here Subscribe to our monthly newsletter here. Follow us for update posts (once or twice a week) here. Download a free sampler of Wyldblood Magazine here. Buy theContinue reading “Free Flash – A Mathematical Betrayal”

Free Jason P. Burnham Fiction

Today’s daytime tasks you must perform to allow your family to survive through another night by Jason P. Burnham is our latest free flash fiction, now live on the website. And it’s not just about locking the doors… Subscribe to our monthly newsletter here. Follow us for update posts (once or twice a week) here.Continue reading “Free Jason P. Burnham Fiction”