A TRANSCENDENT Excerpt: “God Is A Rabbit” by J. Robert Kane

“Cause of death, blunt-force trauma,” man’s voice says. “Wrongful death.” Rebecca lays upon a surgical table unable to move, though she’s not bound. The cold touch of the surgical steel table pressed against her back and buttocks, the backs of her legs and calves. She must be nude. But I’m not dead Panic takes her….

A TRANSCENDENT Excerpt: “The Wretched Noblesse” by Case C. Capehart

The nice thing about working at a department store in the suburbs was the storeroom. Only employees could be back there. His store had a giant compactor he fed cardboard boxes into that would crunch it all down into a four-foot-by-four-foot cube that weighed as much as a smart car. On Tuesday mornings, Todd would…

Our TRANSCENDENT Authors: a Featured Interview with David Kotok

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 David Kotok and his story “Grey Man Walking Past.”   ABOUT THE STORY What inspired your story? My life in Indonesia. The culture. The heady mix of religion and politics,…

Our Monsters, Ourselves by Lindsay Zibach

When I taught a creative writing class as part of my Master’s program, I knew that the subject had to be broad and relevant for students of all genres, but I also knew that I was going to end up talking about vampires. And ghosts. And Frankenstein. And the Creature from the Black Lagoon. It’s…

Our Looming Monster by Trevor Abbud

We all have a looming monster hidden within the complex labyrinth of our mind. Here, our monster sits and waits in our darkest shadows, impatient but with no other choice. Are we fully aware that it’s there? Some of us might not be remotely conscious of this predator. Or perhaps, we choose to ignore it,…

Our TRANSCENDENT Authors: a Featured Interview with Trevor Abbud

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 Trevor Addud and his story “Face to Face.”   ABOUT THE STORY What inspired your story? I was driving to work early one morning down a dark backwoods road thinking…