Tag Archives: short story


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


Introducing Books from The Great Escape.

Posted by Chrissey - 17th October 2012

Since we launched in 2011, we’ve shared a lot of great fiction on this site and now we’re expanding our fiction division to include books and ebooks for sale. You can find all the information about the books we have … Continue reading


Valentine’s Writing Competition

Posted by Chrissey - 5th January 2012

It’s time for another writing competition. This time we’re looking for romance. Send us a short, romantic story (1,500 words) including a spilled drink and a case of mistaken identity for your chance to win £10 Amazon vouchers or cash … Continue reading


One Corpse Too Merry

Posted by Chrissey - 12th December 2011

‘I know it’s home time,’ DS Reid said at noon, his hands full of tinsel. ‘But we thought we’d stay around a little longer. Keep you company. We don’t like the thought of you working the rest of Christmas Day … Continue reading


A Voice of Reason

Posted by Chrissey - 12th December 2011

I hope you’re not thinking of changing your mind. Not now. Not after all the trouble you’ve gone to. Don’t be disheartened; the best things in life don’t always come easily. Just remember why you thought of this plan and … Continue reading


The Real Evil

Posted by Chrissey - 10th October 2011

“You know goblins live in the churchyard, right?” Liam teased his little sister, Sarah. “Nu-uh, you’re making that up.” She kicked a bunch of leaves at him and he froze. “Oh, you are dead.” He stooped, scraped together a handful … Continue reading


The Cardinal Ruins

Posted by Chrissey - 12th September 2011

“So they camp by these ruins of an old settlement. They go to check them out and bang a lot of stuff, move some logs, looking for anything good, I swear it was like they were expecting to find gold.” … Continue reading


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