Tag Archives: short story

Coming up in August 2015

Posted by Chrissey - 3rd August 2015

Coming up in August on The Great Escape: Wednesday 8th August – Short Story – “Defective” – Young sorcerer Peter faces a daunting challenge when he’s expected to demonstrate powers he doesn’t have in this new flash fiction story from TGE author Chrissey Harrison. Wednesday … Continue reading

Follow Friday – 101 Words

Posted by Rich - 24th July 2015

101 Words is a site devoted to user-submitted short stories that are exactly one-hundred-and-one words long. Site creator Shannon started writing 101-word stories for their site back in 2005, but it wasn’t until 2007 when the site really came into its … Continue reading

Announcing the Winner of our Flash Fiction Competition

Posted by Chrissey - 27th June 2015

A big thank you to all the writers who took part in our writing competition this June. The quality of the entries we received was very high indeed which made judging very difficult. In the end we chose our favourite … Continue reading

Over the Edge

Posted by Chrissey - 3rd June 2015

Scratchy carpet rubbed my cheek. A tiny pat, pat, pat noise came from just in front of me. I opened my eyes cautiously and focused on a spot a few inches in front of my face. Drips of blood hit … Continue reading


Posted by Chrissey - 8th April 2015

Jack leaned against the wall at his post, playing a game on his phone. He didn’t care if he got caught; this graveyard shift was seriously dragging. He’d finally talked to Holly and she wasn’t interested. Now he was going … Continue reading

Coming up in April 2015

Posted by Chrissey - 6th April 2015

We’ve got some great new content lined up this month, check out what’s coming up over the next few weeks: 8th April – Henchman – a short story from TGE writer Chrissey Harrison. Security guard Jack Canning begins to suspect … Continue reading

Rules of Engagement

Posted by Chrissey - 15th July 2013

She could sense somebody towering over her. “You’re late!” With her eyes fixed on her magazine she continued, “We’re going to start packing up in about half an hour. I’m not handing out any refunds if you can’t get your … Continue reading

Great Escape and Hellbound Media at Cardiff Comic Expo

Posted by Chrissey - 1st March 2013

This weekend we’ll be appearing at Cardiff Comic Expo for the second year running. This year we will, once again, be exhibiting alongside Hellbound Media comics, creators of Mandy and the Monster, Kiss Me Deadly and Faith Healers. They’ll be … Continue reading

Christmas Dinner for One

Posted by Chrissey - 24th December 2012

T’was the night before Christmas and after a long shift at the lab, Isabel stalked the supermarket shelves. She looked down at the few remaining loose Brussel sprouts. Scrawny little rejects. She didn’t even really like sprouts, but you couldn’t … Continue reading

X is for X-mas

Posted by Chrissey - 10th December 2012

The snow lay on the ground deep and crisp and even, and the soft crunch of my boots as I made my way through the dense tree line was loud in the cold night air. Each breath I took cut … Continue reading

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