My short story, “Death Reel,” is available for your reading pleasure at Scarlet Leaf Review. I’d be honored if you’d read it and provide feedback–I’m always excited to hear what readers think, even when it’s a heavy dose of creative criticism. Read it here: https://www.scarletleafreview.com/short-stories4/category/russel-richardson
Jitter Issue 6 “King’s Tavern Blues” is an early story that I had forgotten, frankly. So it was a true surprise to learn that Jitter would be including it in their 6th issue of short stories. Not a tale for the faint of heart! Please consider buying a paperback copy of the issue here.
My story “The Red Colossus” appeared at Storyland Literary Review this summer. This short piece concerns a pair of couples and the souring of their vacation at a beach resort. Read it here.
The Yellow Book: Dark Tarn of Auber, Sizza’s Clippaz, Twisted Soul: and Other Terrors: Original Horror, Weird Fiction, and Ghost Stories (Oldstyle Tales Original Fiction) (Volume 6) My horror story “Sizza’s Clippaz” appears in the Yellow Booke Journal, Volume 6. The publisher planned to create an illustration for my story, but was gracious enough…
Fabula Argentea 5th Anniversary Anthology I am honored to have my story, “Rastaghosta,” included first in Fabula Argentea’s online issue this past July, and then in their fifth anniversary anthology in print. FA is a rare publisher that not only compensates their authors, but also explains publicly why the work was chosen. Here’s what…
I’m thrilled to have my story, “Still Life,” in latest issue (#5) of WOLVES. WOLVES is a very hip publication and to have my work included is an honor. Read the latest issue here: http://www.wolvesmagazine.com/volume-1 (Magazine) And then follow WOLVES: https://www.facebook.com/Wolvesmagazine/?hc_ref=NEWSFEED (Facebook) https://twitter.com/WolvesMagazine (Twitter)
Cheat River Review is affiliated with the MFA program at West Virginia University. Many thanks to them for publishing my story, “Bird in the Works,” in their Fall 2015 issue. Read the story here (I hope you enjoy) and then browse the others. Have comments about my work? Reply below.