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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Alligators by Twitter

Published Feb 27, 2019 · 798 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 214 views

Humor Science Fiction

One man's battle against the subterranean alligators trying to eat his house. The only evidence that remains is his Twitter feed.


This is the new mural that covers where the “Smiles” mural used to be in one of my other photos. It is a very colorful yet simple mural just sits next to a parking lot off the main section of the Wynwood neighborhood.



Frankenstein's Monsters

Published Feb 13, 2019 · 377 words (2 minutes) · 184 views

Classic Horror Humor Science Fiction Historical Strange

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


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Published Feb 6, 2019 · 2,146 words (8 minutes) · 7 likes · 646 views

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.

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Yellow rain jacket ducks



On the Deathbed of Carl Rudolph

Published May 29, 2019 · 0 words (0 minutes) · 20 views

Humor Literary Fiction friendship Mortality Mystery death Hospitals


the lunatics have taken over the asylum