We’re launching our second Wyldblood Classic today – The Island of Doctor Moreau and Other Unsettling Tales – H.G.Well’s timeless tale of monsters, madness and obsession. Can we raise the beasts in our own image or will their savage natures prevail? Classic horror-tinged gothic fantasy from the godfather of science fiction, with two bonus stories: TheContinue reading “The Island of Doctor Moreau”
Today’s extra-length free Wyld Flash is Felis Sarcasticus by Robert Bagnall, sharp as cat’s claws. Felines, space, angry mad people and a joke or two – we love this one. Click the link or track it down on the Wyldblood site.
This week’s free flash on the website is Alexander Xavier Urpi’s The Pit. about a small town end of the world panic, a monster maw from the dark depths and a deserted highway. Don’t believe the rumors…
Bird Masks and Leather Butterflies by Russell Hemmell is up today on the site – a suitably spooky story for Friday 13th. It’s super sized too – flash plus. #FlashFiction #FlashFriday #WyldFlash
“When I wake up from having my breasts surgically removed, multiple apocalypses are in progress…” Light and Sleek and Strong by Ephiny Gale – full story in Wyld Flash, on wyldblood.com, right now.
flash fiction on the website. An antidote for all the nail-biting I guess most of us are doing at the moment. https://wyldblood.com/in-my-image/
We’re publishing the halloween classic The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving free and in full on the website today – just in time for Halloween. And yes, the horseman has no head…
Writers – you have ONE DAY left to submit your best stories – we’re currently accepting #flash (up to 1,000 words) for our website and #werewolf stories (up to 10,000 words) for our anthology – but we’re not open for long! Submissions close tomorrow when the moon is full…
In My Image by Richard Wren is now up and live on the Wyldblood site. An uplifting tale for a dark, stormy morning.
We’ve some frighteningly good news, just in time for Halloween. Wyldblood Classics has just released ‘Classic Gothic’, an anthology of timeless scary tales. Click here to find out more and to make a purchase.
Wyld Flash 13 is now online – the latest in a baker’s dozen of fantastic and unsettling stories. Today’s tale is Debt by Scottish writer Bob Johnston – a dark tale of privilege and obligation.
Things are quiet at Wyldblood HQ today with only the sound of the rain and falling leaves to disturb us. Which gives us space to scheme and plot and plan. We’ve got new Flash coming up on Friday, but in the meantime there’s still Michelle Muenzler’s unsettling Neither Sleeping, Nor Alive, Nor Dead to enjoy.Continue reading “Autumn and everything after”
Today we’re delighted to publish our twelfth flash fiction story in our Wyld Flash series. Twelve stories in twelve weeks, consistently hitting inboxes every Friday. This week we feature Michelle Muenzler’s Neither Sleeping, Nor Alive, Nor Dead, It’s a beautifully written but sad, subtle, poignant story – with snakes.
In classic creative juxtaposition we’re both happy and sad today. Happy because we’ve just sent out all our acceptance letters for the first batch of Wyldblood Magazine stories and sad because we’ve just sent out the last of the rejection letters too – and the latest batch were this close… If you haven’t heard fromContinue reading “we’re happy/sad”
We’ve spent an agonising weekend deciding which stories will appear in the first Wyldblood Magazine – and we’ve made our choices! We haven’t broken the news to the authors yet (or to the people we’ve shortlisted but had to sadly decline) but that’s coming – and soon! We’re still open for werewolves and flash butContinue reading “We’ve made our choices!”
Cheryl Sonnier’s Wolf Whistle is up today in our Wyld Flash series. Every Friday a new story to chill your bones or make you smile. Sometimes both.
Sunday is review day here at Wyldblood, where we sweat over the stories we’ll be accepting (and anguish over some of the excellent ones we’re going to have to turn away). We’ve been looking at flash fiction today, and it struck me that some of our favourites barely creep into the ‘speculative fiction’ category atContinue reading “not just science fiction and fantasy”
We do like a good demon story, so we’ve published one today as part of our regular Wyld Flash fridays. If Marisca Pichette’s The Tail doesn’t make you view your morning commute in a whole new light, just wait ’til you pull in at the gas station…
We’re publishing A.P. Howell’s Purple Lizard Skin this Friday as part of our Wyld Flash series. This one will really make you think – clever but dark.
From now on please send everything to firstname.lastname@example.org. Our previous email (admin@…) is officially defunct. If you’ve submitted anything in the last couple of days please resend. Hopefully everything will now run smoothly (fat chance). Since I’m unexpectedly posting today I’m going to plug our latest Wyld Flash – Parts – still propping up ourContinue reading “email update”