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Michelle Ann King was born in East London and now lives in Essex. Her stories have appeared in over seventy different venues, including Interzone, Strange Horizons, and Black Static. Her favourite author is Stephen King (sadly, no relation), and she also loves zombies, Las Vegas, and good Scotch whisky. Her first short story collection, Transient Tales, is available in ebook and paperback from Amazon and other online retailers. See www.transientcactus.co.uk for details.
Sep 19, 2018 · 2,782 words (11 minutes) · 1 like · 134 views
In 1990, British politician John Gummer famously attempted to quell public fears about mad cow disease by making his four-year-old daughter eat a beef burger on camera — because if people can say, ‘This is good enough for my kids,’ then it HAS to be okay. Doesn’t it...?
Jun 14, 2018 · 475 words (2 minutes) · 1 like · 194 views
Fairy tales, as we all know, are really just horror stories with sugar sprinkled on top. Cinderella is one of the sweetest, most positive tales out there, but you still don’t have to look far to find someone who doesn’t get a happy ending.
Featured February 7, 2018
Feb 5, 2018 · 3,980 words (15 minutes) · 4 likes · 494 views
I’ve always been fascinated by the concepts of immortality and omnipotence—with endless time and power at your command, what would you do? Many fine stories have looked at this question from the serious, ‘with great power comes responsibility’ angle. Here, I decided to try a more irreverent take.