A Conversation between the Spice Trader’s Daughter and her Lover, a Fortnight after She Burned at the Stake

by Sophie van Llewyn In the courtroom, the sound of what they wanted to hear was blinding. But not for me — I saw the inquisitors for what they were, children with shiny scalps, overgrown beards an…

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Today is the Deadline for Issue #2 of “The Chamber”

The deadline for submissions for issue #2 passes today.  However, please feel free to submit for issue #3, which will be published on July 1.  The deadline for submissions for Issue #3 will be May 31st.

Send submissions for Issue #3 per the Submissions and Announcements guidelines.

Why call it “The Chamber”?  The word chamber has numerous sinister and macabre connotations: a chamber of horrors, a torture chamber, one chambers a round into a rifle, etc.  A chamber can also be where a sorcerer, an alchemist, or a member of the Inquisition stores his library.  It is with this last connotation in mind that I am developing my Chamber for the storage of my selection of sinister and macabre works from the best up and coming authors that seek to contribute to my blog.

So, start editing your best, most powerful material and see where this new venture takes us!  I want powerful, hard-hitting material that leaves its readers gasping and awe-struck at the end.