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My Pet Zombie
JUNE 14TH, 2018 / CAELYN SHANER
Eternity suddenly changes for centuries-old little Victoria when Stitches shuffles into her life after death. No longer all alone in the world, her deserted mansion is filled with love and laughter as the undead boy becomes her closest companion. But can she keep her favorite little monster safe in a world that wants him rotting in the ground?
APRIL 5, 2018 / EMILY MCGUFF
Tails of blood-red veins sprouted from the backs of those fluid-filled sacks, twisting angrily up the stalks and trunk, grappling for a spot closer to the fire-drips of sun leaking through the window.
Pry, Pry, Pry Again
AUGUST 9, 2017 / EMILY MCGUFF
My limbs quaked and I feared my legs would splay like those of a newborn deer as I rolled slowly from the bed. I knew the voices wouldn’t stop. Wouldn’t stop until I obeyed.
AUGUST 8, 2017 / CAELYN SHANER
I’m not crazy… The voice hisses quietly in the back of my mind, natural as breathing, easy to ignore. Steady and constant, like a heartbeat. I’ve grown used to the silent whispers in my head.