Michelle Ann King

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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 for details.

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Jump, and I'll Catch You

Sep 19, 2018 · 2,782 words (11 minutes) · 1 like · 137 views

Science Fiction aliens children invasion politics

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...?

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15 Things You Should Know Before You Say Yes

Jun 14, 2018 · 527 words (2 minutes) · 1 like · 210 views

Horror Science Fiction

And in the End, They All Lived Happily Ever After

Jun 14, 2018 · 475 words (2 minutes) · 1 like · 197 views

Fantasy fairy tale

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.

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Congratulations on Your Apotheosis

Feb 5, 2018 · 3,980 words (15 minutes) · 4 likes · 494 views

Fantasy Humor

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.

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Jeanette's Feast

Feb 5, 2018 · 3,931 words (15 minutes) · 1 like · 318 views


Not With a Bang

Feb 5, 2018 · 1,260 words (5 minutes) · 2 likes · 291 views

Horror Science Fiction

Wolf, or Faith in the Future

Feb 5, 2018 · 620 words (3 minutes) · 2 likes · 227 views

Science Fiction

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Never Leave Me

Feb 5, 2018 · 1,280 words (5 minutes) · 282 views

Fantasy Horror

Wrong Word

Feb 5, 2018 · 810 words (3 minutes) · 247 views

Horror Science Fiction

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