https://www.instagram.com/p/CjBYVlfMmUU/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet If you like horror fiction, check out the work I am doing with Jack Howarth on the art project, A Sky of Broken Smiles.
Category: short fiction
A Sky of Broken Smiles
https://www.instagram.com/askyofbrokensmiles/?hl=en A collaboration between myself and Jack Howarth. Words and pictures trying to capture the horror of the world before it becomes so huge that you cannot see it. If you are on Instagram, come and have a look. There's new original work coming from me early next year, and also a large project which … Continue reading A Sky of Broken Smiles
Settling Matters Like Antebellum Gentlemen – The Lightning Thesaurus
(A brief excerpt for your entertainment) The gathered crowd laughed at Ron Brandywood, as he stood there, sleeves of his rough spun shirt rolled to his elbows, and his bare feet, dusted with curled brown hair, tracing a line in the dirt outside the inn. Three feet tall, in proportion, and far shorter than the … Continue reading Settling Matters Like Antebellum Gentlemen – The Lightning Thesaurus
Want to get emails from me?
I have a mailing list, which I've just sent another small essay, talking about my progress with the writing, and some thoughts plus an answer to a question. https://tinyletter.com/mbblissett
When They Teach Your Stories In School
By way of explanation, my short story 'Remains' was featured here. Someone got in touch with me and asked if they had permission to introduce the story to their class. It didn't occur to me to say no, and it was a wonderful thing to experience. 'I teach English at Brownburg High School in Indiana … Continue reading When They Teach Your Stories In School
Photo by Maria Orlova on Pexels.com It sent out impulses through the glass. Everything around it moved so fast, and even when embedded, it struggled to match the same pace of communication. Without the connection, it had struggled to hold on, but now it laid there, in the back of the vehicle, knowing it completed … Continue reading Disposable Volunteer