Myths, Legends, Fables, Fantasy, Folklore and Fairytales

Gods, monsters and everything in between, from the depths of the oceans to the shadows under the bed. The flicker at the corner of your eye and the candles guttering. Myths. Legends. Folklore. Fantasy, fables and faeries. Dragons, deities and daemons. Everything with a speculative edge.

Red Did It

Red Did It by Wm. Brett Hill

She could smell him, lupine musk marking every branch, every leaf, every inch of the ground.  It turned her stomach, made her want to destroy him even more if only to bring back the petrichor of yesteryear, before his hunt destroyed the peace. The overladen basket pulled down on her arm as if to ground… Read more Red Did It

I’m Not a Mouse and She’s Not a Cat

I'm Not a Mouse and She's Not a Cat by Helen Harjak

She gets me banned. They suspend my account. It’s embarrassing to admit, but I have one of those who-am-I-without-my-followers breakdowns. I’ve spent so long building my brand. Seeing it all disappear hurts unlike anything that has ever hurt before. I pass a few days just staring at the eggshell-coloured walls of my flat. They’re mostly… Read more I’m Not a Mouse and She’s Not a Cat

Corbo

Corbo by Bill Cox

It is a fact, little known in the human world, that every one of Scotland’s thirty thousand lochs has its own monster. Most people will have heard of Nessie, the creature that inhabits Loch Ness. Some few may also have heard of Morag, the beast infrequently seen on Loch Morar, or Lizzie, who patrols the… Read more Corbo