A TRANSCENDENT Excerpt: “Butterflies Eating the Dead” by Kate Morgan

Lyra Gentium reread the last line of the credit card company’s direct marketing letter, scratched out the final three words, tried two different words, scratched those out, and scowled at the wreck. The escapist photos of woods and beaches and mountains pinned to her gray cubicle walls failed her today. Four simultaneous phone conversations breached…

The Unexpected Underbelly by Kate Morgan

Part One: Define “cute.” All my life people have said to me, “You don’t look like a horror fan (or writer).” As I got old enough to master the quip, I’d reply “What does a horror fan (or writer) look like?” The inevitable comeback is, “You’re too cute to like horror.” At which point, I…

Our TRANSCENDENT Authors: a Featured Interview with Kate Morgan

In our new author series, we’ll be offering a clairvoyant peek behind the veil of who and what makes up TRANSCENDENT. Here’s a glimpse at Kate Morgan and her story “Butterflies Eating the Dead.” ABOUT THE STORY What inspired your story? A writer friend posted a photo of gorgeous monarch butterflies covering a piece of…