Sep 20, 2017 | news

Sarah Gailey's The Fisher of Bones ebook available for pre-order

by Pablo Defendini

Also, check out this amazing cover by Miranda Meeks!

Two children holding hands, walk past two adults in the foreground.

short story

Reaching Beyond

by Evelyn Wong

“A choked sob sounded before the person sucked in a hiccupping breath. “The Chans. They came for them at night… and they…” the voice broke down.”

Sep 18, 2017 | news

Announcing the Hurricane Relief Bookstore

by Pablo Defendini

We're coming together to help out with hurricane relief and recovery.

Sep 18, 2017 | news

We Are Open to Flash Fiction and Short Story Submissions This Week

by Pablo Defendini

Fireside is accepting fiction submissions of up to 4,000 words this week.

serial: The Fisher of Bones, Chapter 4

Loss

by Sarah Gailey

Margot shivered again. She wouldn’t stop shivering.

flash fiction

If We Live to Be Giants

by Allison Mulder

“Grandpa measures our heights every day against the hallway markings. Rhiannon and I stand flat as we can, afraid even breathing will subtly lengthen our spines.”

flash fiction

Feeding Mr. Whiskers

by Dawn Bonanno

“Melanie entered the stairway, descended three stairs. Mr. Whiskers yowled. The nose twitching odor of dust overcame the cooking garlic and onions. She sniffled. Her legs wobbled and her stomach twisted into knots. Her feet wouldn't move. The darkness wasn't going away, and what hid there was waiting for her”

serial: The Fisher of Bones, Chapter 3

Increase

by Sarah Gailey

“You should eat more.”

flash fiction

Our Secrets, In Keys

by Suyi Davies Okungbowa

This used to open the door to the first room where we locked you up, before you stole a light and burnt it down.

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