Hi Everyone! Happy New Year!! I hope you all have a safe night tonight and that 2021 is lots better for you than 2020. It’s got to be, right?To start everyone off on the right note, here’s a story that was just published by Terror House Magazine. Thank you editor Matt! I hope you enjoyContinue reading “Terror House Magazine – The Painting”
Monthly Archives: December 2020
Fox Hollow Anthology 1 – Strange Wind
Greetings! Special thanks to editor Richard for including my story “Strange Wind” in this marvelous collection. I’m posting it below if you’d like to read it! Strange Wind The moon rose bright and full and brought with it a strange wind that blew through town. It blew down the streets kicking up dust andContinue reading “Fox Hollow Anthology 1 – Strange Wind”
The World of Myth Magazine – The Drone
Greetings! I’m thrilled that Stephanie and Dave have featured by story in this month’s addition of World of Myth Magazine. It’s called The Drone and will be one of the episodes in my upcoming dystopian novella, “Something Better.” I hope you enjoy it. I’ve also posted it below if you want to read it there.Continue reading “The World of Myth Magazine – The Drone”
Paper Djinn Horde – The Snowman
Greetings! Special thanks go out to Umair Mirxa for featuring my story today. I hope you enjoy it and happy holidays to all!
Spillwords – Twas the Night Before Christmas
Greetings! Happy holidays to all! Special thanks go out to Dagmara and the good folks at Spillwords for featuring my story today. I hope you enjoy it!!
Talking Stories Radio – The Minstrel Boy
Greetings! Here’s a real treat. Listen to this wonderful program and you can hear me read my ‘epic’ poem “The Minstrel Boy and the Woodland Fairy.” There is also a story by my friend Dawn Knox and a poem by the incomparable Irish poet, Ger White. Enjoy!
Contract Signed – Something Better
Greetings! I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve just signed a contract with Paper Djinn Press for my SF/Adventure book “Something Better” to be released in January 2021. Special thanks go out to editor and publisher Umair Mirxa for making this happen!! 🙂
Down in the Dirt – 2021 Date Book
Greetings! Well this is a pleasant surprise. One of my stories “Frozen Fingers” has been included in the 2021 Date Book from Down in the Dirt. I just might have to get this!! I’m on June 1, by the way. Perfect, as far as I’m concerned 🙂 http://scars.tv/2020collection-book/the2021flash_fiction_date_book.htm
Bindweed Magazine – Heliophobia
Greetings! Thanks go out to Leilanie and Joseph for featuring my story in this issue. I hope you enjoy it! https://bindweedmagazine.wordpress.com/2020/12/13/james-bates-fiction-2/
CafeLit – Christmas Magic
Greetings! Special thank go out to Gill James for featuring my story today. Happy Holidays to all! 🙂 https://www.cafelitmagazine.uk/2020/12/christmas-magic.html