Author: storgy

Savage by Dan Soule

Set within the backdrop of London and where gangs rule the streets, we soon discover that there is something even worse than those thugs wielding shanks, gang members peddling drugs with machetes and the robbing of children’s youth. Something evil is prowling these streets, something that has been wandering the earth with an insatiable thirst

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Anto Jackson is a Prick By Dara Thomas Higgins

For a last meal it was hardly the stuff of legend. The old fella chipped a couple of spuds, threw them in the fryer and popped a chop under the grill, followed by a digestif of Barry’s tea and a smoke out the garden. I was lately back in the family home because me and

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Anger is an Acid by Michael Clark

“Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.” Mark Twain This quote is found in this book and it’s a tone setter for the whole franchise – a quote which conjures up the thematic elements of all that’s

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The Words of All Our Fires By Stephanie Dupal

The pandemic raged on in blue and red states alike, and our youth watched mountains burn and burn, while the year reigned as a colossus risen from hell: it brought deaths and the cloister of quarantine, riots and protests to ignite and incense bodily fires through sleeplessness and troubled starts. Breathing became a privilege for

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I Spit Myself Out by Tracy Fahey

Tracy Fahey first came to my attention with the phenomenal collection ‘The Unheimlich Manoeuvre’ – and now she’s back at it again with a follow up collection from Sinister Horror Company – prepare to be blown away! I Spit Myself Out covers many themes of womanhood and is a must read for all horror fans,

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The First Rule of Comedy by Adam Slavny

When people ask Miri Zestler why she became a stand-up comedian, she tells them about Gill. She met Gill one evening at the tail end of her Physics and Philosophy degree when he performed at the Oxford Student Union. She watched him bewail and thunder onstage, fascinated by this man who had travelled the length

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Cradleland of Parasites by Sara Tantlinger – A Well Read Beard Review

Well Read Beard reviews Sara Tantlinger’s ‘Cradleland of Parasites’ – a collection of plague poetry, perfect reading for the times we’re in… once you’ve watched it, go out and pick it up you won’t be disappointed! Don’t forget to subscribe to The Beard! Unlike many other Arts & Entertainment Magazines, STORGY is not Arts Council funded or

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The Golden Button By Peter-Adrian Altini

David watches the garden boy from his bedroom window. He peers through the bougainvillea, branches pruned to near nakedness, his breath forming asymmetrical shapes on the glass. The boy bends his body towards the earth, churns dark soils with the blunt edge of his spade. Clumps appear in the ground surrounding the rose bushes. Ripples

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The Beautiful Game By Jake Kendall

He dreamed of her in the night. When he woke, she was there with him too. In that lucid state of semi-sleeping her voice was almost with him in the room. He needed only to close his eyes to travel back to England, back to their home. He recalled her habit of running her finger

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Feed by Cadeem Lalor

First, there was the craving. He could take care of it himself, but it would return by the end of the day. So he made the call. There was always excitement and anxiety in the hour that followed. There was hope that she would look just like her pictures. Maybe she would treat him like

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