Be Prepared to Shoot the Nanny – Rachel Kolar

By the time her husband came downstairs, Miranda was nearly frantic trying to find a kill switch for the nanny. “Katie got herself eaten over the weekend,” she said without looking up, her fingers dancing across the surface of her smartphone. “Some drunk driver hit her car, and her boyfriend reanimated before she could get to the gun in her glove compartment. Honestly, what idiot keeps her gun that far out of reach?” Her husband…

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A question for Sean R. Robinson

Q: Do you write with a particular audience in mind?

A: I don’t, really. I think I ascribe to Stephen King’s idea that the “perfect reader” exists in the head of every writer. I hope folks are willing to believe in the story that they’re reading. I hope that it can provide them entertainment, or escape, or whatever else brought them to the story. My hope is that, by coming to my work, someone finds something for them unexpected that resonates inside of them.


Sean R. Robinson’s story “The Snow Queen’s Daughter” will be published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 27 January 2017. Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.

About Eric Del Carlo

Eric Del Carlo lived in New Orleans up until one day before Hurricane Katrina made landfall in 2005. Since then, he has resided in his native California.


Eric Del Carlo’s story “Halfsies” will be published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 3 February 2017. Subscribe to our e-mail updates so you’ll know when new stories go live.

About Kaos Nest

Jo was born in 1992 and they are a freelance artist from Italy. They love handicrafts and making things, so after studying engraving techniques and jewellery crafting, Jo often travels, living in different rural places for long periods of time where they learn other crafts, like woodworking and metalworking.

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Kaos Nest‘s image “Giant” is the cover art for our February 2017 stories.Metaphorosis

 

Business as Usual – N. R. Lambert

“Thank you for registering with NamMo.com, America’s #1 personalized munitions retailer…” The message arrived at 8:46 a.m. Andy was fixing his coffee for the drive to work when the alert dinged. He finished stirring and sat at the counter before flipping open his hybrid and tapping the tablet’s screen. “Thank you for registering with NamMo.com, America’s #1 personalized munitions retailer. As required by Section 80166 of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of…

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