Monthly Archives: June 2018

What’s new at the new WapshottPress.org website

Erotique is retired, the Wapshott Press is still publishing, and here’s what’s new at www.WapshottPress.org. Updates are ongoing:

  • An editor’s work is never done
    Ah, the things I do for the Wapshott Press… In hopes of bringing our books and journals to more and more worthy readers, I’ve been studying SEO. Yes, me, your beloved editor, Ginger Mayers …
  • Book Biz News
    French bookshops revolt after prize selects novel self-published on Amazon (quel horreur!) BBC short story prize selects all-female shortlist for fifth time 2018 National Book Award Longlists Announce …
  • Storylandia 26 “Marchers’ Season” is now on Sale!
    Where to buy: Amazon (eligible for free shipping) and Kindle. Sample pages Where to buy: Amazon (eligible for free shipping) and Kindle. Marchers’ Season “As a child in Arkansas in the 195 …
  • Now on Sale: We are all Falling Towards Centre of the Earth
    Where to buy: Amazon (eligible for free shipping) and Kindle. Sample pages Where to buy: Amazon (eligible for free shipping) and Kindle. We are all Falling Towards the Centre of the Earth Best to put …
  • Now on sale: Issue 25 “Miranda”
    Where to buy: Amazon (eligible for free shipping) and Kindle. Sample pages Where to buy: Amazon (eligible for free shipping) and Kindle. Miranda “The large sitting room of the Rolling Hills Club was e …

Now on Sale: We are all Falling Towards Centre of the Earth

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We are all Falling Towards the Centre of the Earth

Best to put him out of his misery. The Spoiler stepped into view and picked up the knife.
“You can’t touch that! The cops will need it for evidence,” said the man.
The Spoiler winced. She’d never liked a Texan drawl.
“They won’t,” said the Spoiler, “the knife doesn’t exist yet.”
Enjoying the man’s confusion, the Spoiler continued. “It hasn’t been manufactured yet. It will spend some years in a kitchen drawer a few streets away from here. And this is what it’ll look like in eleven years’ time, when it’s been used to cut your throat with.”
He was gawping at her; she was the maniac.
The Spoiler held up her free hand. “Not by me. I don’t kill people. I just bring tidings. Shall I tell you who does kill you?”
It wasn’t really a question; of course she was going to tell him.

The second short story collection from British writer Julie Travis presents nine new tales of horror, dark fantasy and Surrealism. This is where you’ll find the landscape is a living thing, that monuments are built to the future and where Death is just the beginning. Enjoy contemporary fairy tales mingling amongst stories of escape from desperate times and a culture where difference is seen as a blessing, not a threat.

“A feeling akin to sanctity… a reverence for the bleak and wild landscape… a kind of pantheism or Gaia worship. There’s a whiff of writers like Machen or Blackwood, echoes of Barker, a combination of ghost story and folklore.”
Peter Tennant, Black Static

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