‘Something Swims Behind (Still My Sunshine)’: My aquatic entry for this week’s Reedsy!


Ah, here we are! All caught up, at last! Made it! How are you guys doing? Still with me? Still reading these inane ramblings and occasionally perusing my mad scribbles that I’m trying to pass off as “writing”?

This week’s Reedsy theme was ‘genre-blending’! How exciting! I chose the prompt, “Write a sweeping romantic tale of two lovers who must overcome the horror of being hunted by an unseen foe…” Naturally, the allure of horror drew me in to this prompt. Did you expect anything less? 😉 The title of my story is Something Swims Behind (Still My Sunshine), and — as always! — you can read it here on WordPress, or over on my Reedsy profile!

We were just entering the hadal zone when we realised, we weren’t alone.

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As mentioned in the last post, this story was written with plenty of time to spare, and I think it really shows. I hope you guys like it — I had lots of fun writing it. I just love the ocean, even if it is an utterly terrifying place!

Well, until next time… stick to the shallows, and if something starts knock-knock-knocking, you best get the hell out of there!

Bite-Sized Horror #50: Ignorance

“Let’s flick on the lights, then,” I said to my co-pilot, as our two-man submarine reached the bottom.

Sometimes, ignorance is bliss.

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Wow! How did we get to fifty of these things? This Bite-Sized Horror series started out as a means of filling out the space between my short stories, but they’ve kind of taken over… I hope you guys are enjoying them as much as I am! Here’s to fifty more!

P.S. If you have any prompts or ideas for a Bite-Sized Horror post, please share your thoughts in the comments — I love the challenge!


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