Best-of-the-Net 2021 Nomination!

The Molotov Cocktail Magazine is one of my favorite short fiction venues. There's something about the tone of the stories they publish and those they select as winners in their quarterly contests that appeals to me personally. Something about the emotional exploration of mostly awful happenings that I enjoy. Perhaps it's my hopeful misanthrope lurking … Continue reading Best-of-the-Net 2021 Nomination!


A little off the wall, underwater spooky bit of flash for your Halloween. _____________________________________________________ SNAKEINS Joseph considered the sonar readout on his heads-up display, trying to figure the most efficient route through the debris field. He chinned the comm just behind the helmet’s regulator and spoke into it, “I’m picking up a patch about two … Continue reading Snakeins

Molotov Cocktail’s Prize Winners Anthology Vol. 5

The Molotov Cocktail publishes a unique brand of short fiction that, to me at least, stands out from the crowd. Most is horror tinged, but always with emotional heft, and a solid dose of heart. In addition to their regularly scheduled issues, they also run four themed-contests a year and then publish an anthology with … Continue reading Molotov Cocktail’s Prize Winners Anthology Vol. 5