short story

The Praetorian Guard

by Lucas J.W. Johnson

Praetorian Marshal Lia Song strode through the door into the claustrophobic room, hailed by a gust of icy wind from outside.

Mar 28, 2017 | news

Out today: She Wolf and Cub, a novel by Lilith Saintcrow

by Brian J. White

Ever since they gave her a new cyborg body and a steady stream of murderous work, she’s known the rules. Keep your head down, do your job, don’t get involved. Then they sent her to assassinate a child.

flash fiction

Radio Werewolf

by Cassandra Khaw

“The Nazis’ broadcasts said they had guerrilla forces waiting, watching from the mouth of the pines. Werewolves. Ready to devour us whole.”

Mar 19, 2017 | news

We Are Open to Flash Fiction Submissions This Week

by Brian J. White

Fireside is accepting fiction submissions of up to 1,000 words this week.

Mar 18, 2017 | news

A Little Sunshine

by Pablo Defendini

One of Fireside's core values is transparency: We think that it’s important to be forthright with the way we run things around here, in order to build trust with the the wider world.

Mar 16, 2017 | essay

Blind Lady Vs. Git & Markdown

by Elsa Sjunneson-Henry

Pablo, our design and technology director, did not quite know what he’d signed up for when he suggested that he teach me markdown and GitHub as part of my duties as assistant editor at Fireside.

short story

The Resurrectionists

by Alec Austin

They’d gone three days without seeing anything more than mesas and miles of bone-sand before Kade saw the newspaper.

Mar 8, 2017 | news

It's Awards Season

by Pablo Defendini

And that means that it's time for us to bug you, dear readers, about nominating and voting for some of our fantastic short fiction.

short story

It Happened To Me: I Melded My Consciousness With the Giant Alien Mushroom Floating Above Chicago

by Nino Cipri

I was twenty-three, and on my lunch break when the giant alien mushroom bloomed in the sky over Lake Michigan.

Mar 5, 2017 | news

Don't Talk to Strangers

by Brian J. White

Fireside received an email today from someone using a pseudonym asking a bunch of questions about the BlackSpecFic report, and talking about a counter-report they claim to be preparing.

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