John Wiswell

If John's fiction was an alien invader, it would be the nicest, most polite horrible blob that ever dissolved your entire family.

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John (@wiswell) is a disabled writer who lives where New York hides all its trees. His work has appeared in Uncanny Magazine, Fireside Magazine, Pseudopod, Podcastle, and Daily Science Fiction. He is a known friend of tentacles. He is ace/aro and loves to write non-traditional friendships, like the bond between a utahraptor and their sapient bionic leg, or a tank roaming around Comic-Con hoping to find other people that love Cowboy Bebop. Often you'll find his Horror skews towards the cute, and his Fantasy skews towards the messed-up.

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Frankenstein's Monsters

Feb 13, 2019 · 377 words (2 minutes)

Classic Horror Humor Science Fiction Strange Historical

Dr. Frankenstein was expecting villagers with pitchforks and torches. He wasn't expecting their request.


Featured February 6, 2019


Feb 6, 2019 · 2,146 words (8 minutes) · 6 likes

Fantasy Horror Humor Strange

The unlikely friendship between a confused ghost and an immortal. They are the cure for each other's loneliness. But the greatest gift would be to help the ghost move on - something the immortal can never do.

person standing on rock boulder beside body of water