Wilbur could talk. Maybe always could, but at age eleven-months, those were the first words he chose to speak to Lavinia Whateley.
He is too late. The smell of the spell’s components linger a moment, cordite and cinnamon, then even that vanishes, leaving behind only the inevitable and the only option left, prayer. His mouth already moves ignoring intellectual objection. Stupidly, he seeks help from up high. A god, demon, something just slightly better would be fine.Continue reading “Trial of Futility”
Rita Carla Francesca Monticelli is an Italian science fiction and thriller author. She has lived in Cagliari (Sardinia, Italy) since 1993, earning a degree in biology and working as a writer, scientific and literary translator, and freelance web copywriter. Rita’s website: http://www.anakina.net/en/index.html Amazon author page: https://www.amazon.com/Rita-Carla-Francesca-Monticelli/e/B0089YQE4U Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rita_Carla_Francesca_Monticelli Twitter: @ladyanakina Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RitaCarlaFMonticelli *** MusicContinue reading “#94 Rita Carla Francesca Monticelli”
Ja-mel is an education major living in upstate New York. He is from Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY. and writes Speculative fiction. He is also a stage actor. Jamel’s website: https://jamelvinson.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/jvinsonii Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorJVinsonii/ *** Music on this episode courtesy of: Kevin MacLeod Mountain Emperor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkxQFdMlZcw *** Subscribe to my YouTube Channel for updatesContinue reading “#93 Ja-mel Vinson III”
Will Ludwigsen’s short fiction has been found in magazines like Asimov’s Science Fiction, Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, Weird Tales, Cemetery Dance, and many others. His collection In Search Of and Others was nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award. Will’s website: http://will-ludwigsen.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/Will_Ludwigsen Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Will_Ludwigsen *** Music on this episode courtesy of: KevinContinue reading “#92 Will Ludwigsen”
On episode 26 of Mirage, Kevin Holton joins me to discuss Kaiju fiction. Kevin Holton is the author of At the Hands of Madness (Severed Press), as well as three upcoming novels: The Nightmare King (Siren’s Call Publications); Nova EXE (Mighty Quill Books); and These Walls Don’t Talk, They Scream (HellBound Books). He alsoContinue reading “Mirage: #28 Kaiju Fiction w/ Kevin Holton”