Category: writing

Kindle E-Reader Giveaway!

Win an ALL NEW KINDLE EREADER and Horror swag. Celebrating the launch of the anticipated horror collection SHALLOW CREEK by Storgy Books, we are giving away a new Kindle e-Reader, along with a load of swag for and true HORROR fan, including a luxurious illustrated Folio Society edition of Ray Bradbury’s horror classic SOMETHING WICKED

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EXCLUSIVE FICTION: Too Late For A Lot Of Things by Josh Denslow

Grateful acknowledgement is made to 7:13 Books for permitting STORGY to exclusively publish ‘Too Late For A Lot Of Things’ by Josh Denslow from his forthcoming short story collection – ‘Not Everyone Is Special’. Too Late For A Lot Of Things Santa’s Workshop is off I-88, a few miles past the casino boat. It’s around

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Shallow Creek Special Announcement

Dear STORGY readers, My name is Anthony Self – I’m one of the directors of STORGY magazine. We don’t usually write personal messages on the website but it’s with a heavy heart and great trepidation to announce some terrible news. We’ve been monumentally busy over the last six months putting together the amazing short story

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FICTION: Key Wonderment and Shit by V. P. Poom

Each new door opening was a fuck-off heroin hit of excitement. It never got old, but the first was the best. He’ll never beat the first time. Each lift of the key to the keyhole was a fresh needle to skin. The metal on metal slide into the door. A soft, dull click and an

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2 Days to go for Shallow Creek Crowdfunder

You may be aware that during the last few weeks our social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram (@morestorgy) has been spamming a certain anthology we’re going to be releasing early next year. Shallow Creek will be a speculative fiction anthology with some of the field’s newest voices in the field, alongside masters of

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KICKSTARTER: SHALLOW CREEK

Well hello, my little pineapple frittata – allow me to introduce myself…my name is Mallum Colt, proprietor of Colt’s Curiosity Corner, located smack bang in the middle of Shallow Creek. With Halloween still lingering in people’s minds, STORGY Books wants to celebrate all things eerie by publishing an anthology of dark fantasy and horror fiction

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FICTION: The Luck Axis by Catherine Assheton-Stones

Do you believe in luck? I mean, like it’s a force, like good and bad luck have this power; they can fuck you up or make you? I didn’t used to. Sitting in a dodgy casino, waiting for James, is as good a time as any to think about luck. You know when all this

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What makes a good story? This is a question I’m often asked, my little lemon drizzles, and depending on who you ask, the results often oscillate from ‘the characters need to be empathetic to the reader,’ to ‘it needs a good plot.’ Other people will tell you that you need to ‘channel what you know’,

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Macabre Mallum

So, my little putrid jellyfishes, I do sincerely hope you’ve enjoyed the weekend. In Shallow Creek the weather was blisteringly hot, so hot in fact that the devil himself was sat somewhere wondering how he could change his ways for the better. The residents of Shallow Creek were all out in force with their best

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BOOK REVIEW: Bank Holiday Hurricane by Kelly Creighton

The Irish have always been better than anyone else at the short story, a list of forebears of which Mary Lavin, Frank O’Connor and John McGahern are but the tip of the iceberg. Nowadays Nuala O’Connor, Colin Barrett and Kevin Barry are among those flying the flag for the form. Though the small print of

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