Author Archives: Lexifab

Friday flash fiction – The Many Names of Stacey Park

Stacey Park has been a superhero since she was nine. When she was a little girl growing up in Busan, the daughter of an American diplomat and a Korean industrialist, she was once exposed to a radioactive meteor, or she … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Seven Devils for Jessica Rose

Jessie’s first devil looked like her mother’s ceramic cat. It yawned and stretched on its kitchen shelf, its ginger belly stuffed with the batch of chocolate cookie Mama baked fresh just an hour ago. “Don’t you go crushing Mama’s cookies … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The Penultimate Foe

As Cassandra Chalk stood over the fallen form of her mortal enemy, the Dread Lord Griefstalker, the enchanted medallion crumbled into glittering jade dust and spilled through her fingers. The mighty ethereal entity Uxlar, summoned to her side by the … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Some Knowledge of Eldritch Matters

Mavis Grimshaw expected her preoccupations in retirement to include catching up on her reading, visiting with her nieces and the odd spot of gardening, but of what account are zucchini crops, afternoon teas and cosy mysteries when chthonian horrors are … Continue reading

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Conflux 14 – My weekend with The Unconventional Hero

Conflux, Canberra’s annual convention of speculative fiction craft and appreciation, is being held next weekend 29 September to 1 October at Vibe Hotel (aka the wedge-shaped one near the airport). The theme of this year’s con is The Unconventional Hero. … Continue reading

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