A TRANSCENDENT Excerpt: “Returnal” by Connor Phillips

The dreams, when they do come, are full of their faces, waiting and watching at the edge of the woods. You can hear the sneaking mutter of their schemes to trick you and trap you back into their blame. You don’t feel afraid though, just buried in anger. You spit and seethe, you belch and…

A TRANSCENDENT Excerpt: Lorraine Sharma Nelson’s “Liminal State”

The empty street loomed before her, quiet save for an unsettling rustling. Leena quickened her steps, her stilettos clicking loudly on the sidewalk. Where was that stupid cab? Her phone app showed it waiting at the corner of First and Main. But she’d turned the corner to another vacant street. Screw it. I’ll walk the…

We All Burn Down Here by Kevin Holton

Enjoy an exclusive guest post from Kevin Holton author of “The One Who Burns,” which is featured in our new anthology ON FIRE, out now. A few years back, my cousin Tyler set his own neck on fire with a marshmallow. This both was and was not my fault. He didn’t hold it against me but…

Fire – Heaven Sent, or Hell Bent?

Enjoy an exclusive guest post from Stephen McQuiggan author of “The Passing of Mickey Rulebook,” which will be featured in the upcoming anthology ON FIRE set for release on 12.01.17.   Since Prometheus stole it from the gods and gave it to us, fire has been a paradox, destroying and regenerating as it blazes its trail…