Author: Stephanie Ellis

A Moment to Reflect

I have been waiting for a number of decisions on many submissions for a while now, mainly because I have submitted to publications with either far ahead closing dates or long turnaround times. This gets depressing … BUT there is always a silver lining and this is one of those moments as works long in…

Review: Coil by Ren Warom

Coil by Ren Warom My rating: 5 of 5 stars Surprised myself at the rating for this. When I first started reading, it felt a bit too sci-fi for my tastes but that all vanished as I read on. The combination noir, sci-fi and post-apocalyptic feel created an extraordinary world and the characters, though hard-boiled,…

The Sirens Call – free stories

Free stories and poems are always a bonus and I can give you two such opportunities (although the ezine itself provides these every single month and you should go and read it).   The Sirens Call, Issue 44, features 3 of my poems: The Deceiver, Creak and Walk with Me. These are just a sample…

The Dark Bites – a Collection of Flash Fiction

This project is something I’ve been working on, off and on, for a few months. I’ve taken part in many flash fiction competitions online over the years, particularly as part of the group known as the FlashDogs – you may see some of them still on twitter taking part in #vss365, the microfiction challenge –…