Young has been published in an anthology about paranormal encounters! This is a true story, and its message is so positive and encounter so creepy, they put it at the end of the book to cap off the series. His story takes place in the very same St. Vincent's Guest House in New Orleans where... Continue Reading →
Our short story, "Son of Hades", was submitted to Rejected Manuscripts and for one whole year, the public, well, readers of Rejected Manuscripts, voted for their favorites. We teamed up with A. A. Rubin, who also had a rejected manuscript up for votes, and supported each other, asking for votes for each other's works. A.... Continue Reading →
Did you know that we were published in Martian Magazine in September? It's called "Peace Tour" https://themartianmagazine.wordpress.com/2018/09/24/peace-tour-by-hawk-and-young/ It's 100 word story, called a Drabble, about touring an alien spaceship. What do you think the aliens were thinking of their human guests?
Where does your inspiration come from? Where do inspirations come from? Mostly books and movies. My favorite thing to do is dream up some impossible scenario or task for my characters and stick them in the scene to see what they do. When was that moment when you realized that language had power? The moment... Continue Reading →
Our story is NOW LIVE! Please go vote it up! https://rejectedmanuscripts.org/2018/06/14/son-of-hades/ We've got to beat the high score of 76! Tell your friends!
If you don't know, Patreon is a website where creatives (artists, musicians, writers, podcasters, animators) can get paid for their work. They offer levels, billed monthly, as low as one dollar, and incentives for each level. Having customers forces you to deliver on your promises. Another writer mentioned that he was looking into it and... Continue Reading →
You know what a haiku is, everyone's favorite poem behind a limerick because they are short and make you think or feel, and bonus points for making you laugh. They follow the 5-7-5 syllable scheme. Of course you know what sci-fi is, science fiction, that place between science and completely made up but plausible fantasy... Continue Reading →
Cover image by picoloro123 If you don't know (and where have you been, under a rock?? Just kidding.) VSS stands for Very Short Story. In fact, this story has to fit in one (recently increased character count) Tweet. There are daily prompt words for these Very Short Stories, so to play along, you write a... Continue Reading →
We have found a kindred spirit in the sci-fi/fantasy/horror writing genre, one Jack Stewart of Iron Cross Publishing. Iron Cross Publishing was established in May of 2015 to bring you stories from other worlds, parallel universes, every conceivable apocalypse, and more! Influenced by King, Bradbury, Asimov, Sterling, and more, our stories open up the entire... Continue Reading →