Writing science fiction, horror, and short stories.
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Patzer’s best stories of the year.In 2019, Blue Forge Press selected nine authors and sent them monthly writing prompts for one year. They were radically diverse people in terms of experience, style, ideology, class, politics, race, sexuality, and religion, but they all gave a year of their creative lives to craft their best work.Take a journey to experience the breadth of humanity from terror and despair to hope and justice. Lauren Patzer crafted thirteen stories in everyday settings as well as fantasy and dystopian fiction sure to make you think about the human condition. Take the plunge into ice cold realities written to entertain, tantalize, and maybe even horrify.Blue Forge Press used a light editorial hand to allow the writer’s voice to be heard in its original state: Undiluted, unaltered, and raw. Dissonance Junction collects all twelve stories written by Lauren Patzer plus an extensive interview and a thirteenth bonus story written in 2020. Discover all nine authors in Trinity Winter, Trinity Spring, Trinity Summer, Trinity Autumn, and The Trinity Guidebook for all one hundred seventeen stories.
From the Shadows
Revenge and murder, heaven and hell, and everything in between. From the Shadows is an exploration of the darker parts of humanity and our collective mythology, carefully crafted and wonderfully woven to delight and fright all at once. Sixteen chilling tales pulled from the shadows by author Lauren Patzer including: Rage, The Patchwork Man, Mastered, Crawlies, Penance, Comfort, Collapse, Dysmorphia, Burden of Guilt, Loss, Progeny, Have a Drink, Paying the Price, Loop, Brood, and The Choice.
Immortal (The Haunting of Orchard House)
Trust-fund brat Devin and his best friend Morty plan a special, spicy week-long getaway with their new girlfriends but their plans are dashed by unruly spirits. Seven days of carnal delights are quickly abandoned to hunt for the ultimate treasure of immeasurable value—immortality! This pocket-size Blue Flash edition is a homage to dime novels of the past and is designed to get you hooked on a story in a flash! Expect 9500- to 11,000-words in length—perfect for reading on a lunch break and falling in love with the printed word all over again. Find your next favorite author with Blue Flash editions.
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