Jamais Vu Seeks Dark Fiction

Jamais Vu, a literary journal from Post Mortem Press, seeks submissions for its Spring 2014 issue. Oriented toward dark fiction and horror, the publication is looking for short fiction, book/movie reviews, poetry, and nonfiction.

Prizes:  Publication and per word payment.

Reading fee: None

Deadline is January 15, 2014

For more information, please visit their website.

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The Beautiful Darkness

There was a time when all I wanted out of writing was to get the madness in my mind out. There are too many thoughts in there. A lot of them are not pleasant. So, I write and it somehow drains the bad ones out a little bit. Now, I write for lots of reasons, including money. But that brain drain is still important.

Someone who cares a lot about me questioned the logic of writing “dark” stories the other day. I love this person and respect their opinion. The argument was that, since I dabble in depression anyway, writing dark, bleak, sad, and sometimes depressing stories must be a bad idea. Continue reading “The Beautiful Darkness”

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