Tuesday

FINDING HOME: COMMUNITY IN APOCALYPTIC WORLDS

 Just breaking the Xmas silence to mention something exciting - a new collection of short stories called Finding Home - Community in Apocalyptic Worlds (Timid Pirate Press) is now available to buy. It features a short story by our erstwhile Weaponizer editor, Bram E. Gieben! Perfect for that late Christmas gift, or if you have Amazon dollars to spend. Here's an interview from the Innsmouth Free Press with the collection's editor, Caroline C. Dombrowski.

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Wednesday

SEE YOU IN 2012!


Happy Holidays from the Weaponizer crew. We'll be back with more short fiction, serials, comics and features in the 2012. Have a good one!

Monday

FLASH FICTION: A HELPING HAND



Today's flash fiction is a piece about why you should think twice about helping the elderly, from regular contributor Stephen Toase.

Slowly, so he could keep pace, I led him to a spot where the traffic eased. All the while he talked, about distant grandchildren and people long dead. He told me he came into town to be part of the crowd, so for a few hours he could shrug off the loneliness that hung round him like a shroud ...READ FLASH FICTION: 'A HELPING HAND' NOW!

Thursday

SERIAL: THE DAY THE SUN DIDN'T SHINE - PART V

Harlequinade's metaphysical horror-satire THE DAY THE SUN DIDN'T SHINE continues!

He walked through corridor after corridor, down stairs and up ramps, through doorways and over rubble, until he had no-idea where he had been or where he was going. Not being able to see more that a few feet around him came as a relief, as the pervasive darkness all around could be hiding all manner of silent horrors ...READ 'THE DAY THE SUN DIDN'T SHINE' CHAPTER 5 NOW!


READ FROM THE BEGINNING

Tuesday

SERIAL: WORKING CLASS PALADIN, CHAPTER 8

C. Brian Hickey's action-packed magickal thriller WORKING CLASS PALADIN continues! Tommy's healing complete, he prepares to take on Mister Sticks, with the help of Practitioners Clyde and Jason December!

Tommy chewed the asphalt of I-93 Northbound under the truck’s wide tires. He had war songs on the CD player - good, honest punk rock. It was a short hop from Charlestown to Medford, where The Blogger had directed them, but he checked his kit a hundred times as he went ...READ 'WORKING CLASS PALADIN' CHAPTER 8 NOW!


READ FROM THE BEGINNING!

Monday

FICTION: BAD DAY CLAY

A strange little fantasy tale now from David D. Sharp, about two mythical creatures and their adventure in the realm of spheres.

There was a rumbling and both Clay and the girl looked up to see the shadow of another sphere approaching theirs. It’s surface was covered in water and as it neared, it began to rain gently down upon them. Clay, accustomed to such events, kneeled and sunk his hands into the earth to hold on but already Sophie was being lifted upwards by the other sphere’s pull ...READ FICTION: 'BAD DAY CLAY' NOW!

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