Cheminagium – David Gallay

Pain, true pain, lives outside of time. It arrives in a shear of liminal precognition, the thudding sky before the storm. We formulate routes of escape, believing that the visitor darkening our door could be turned away with the right words. It doesn’t matter what we do, what we say, whether the heart is flooded by prayers or screams. Pain is patient. The door always opens. Col is only an arm’s length away, huddled in…

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A question for David Gallay

Q: What kind of pieces are the most fun to write (action, lyrical, etc.)?

A: The human mind has an underrated capacity for acceptance. The pieces I find the most fun to write are those that arise from characters placed in unexpected, uncomfortable or even horrific situations and then watching them navigate their way through it. No matter how dark or bizarre the circumstances, the act of living always finds its own lyric beauty.


David Gallay’s story “Cheminagium” was
published on Friday, 9 February 2018.

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About David Gallay

David Gallay is a writer of speculative fiction and horror. After receiving a B.A in Creative Writing from Binghamton University, and currently resides in Wisconsin where he leads a double life as an IT SysAdmin.


David Gallay’s story “Cheminagium” was
published on Friday, 9 February 2018.

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