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We’re celebrating our (not-so-sweet) 16th issue! That’s right…deathlings.com is celebrating its 6th year (which in ezine years is probably the equivalent of 12 years!) of bringing you the best in dark fiction. Many thanks to all our wonderful writers and readers.
Rollercoasters, cotton candy, funhouses and barkers--the carnival is a uniquely American phenomenon. Welcome to deathlings.com's "Funhouse Mirror" issue. Here are the stories that stood out from over 80 entries.
J. Scott Ellis’s Damned Carnival has it all: the ultimate creepy carnival setting, a mysterious woman and a surprise ending. Read and enjoy!
[1st place deathlings.com "Funhouse Mirror" short story contest.]
The Big Show
By Stefan Case
What happened in the Edgerton case? Read The Big Show and find out. Quirky could be author Stefan Case’s middle name. This is his second appearance in deathlings.com (Check out his "The Devil Made me Do It" issue winner Devil Boy in our Past Issues 7-9. The Big Show placed in the 2004 Writer’s Digest Annual Writing Competition Genre Short Story category.
[2nd place deathlings.com "Funhouse Mirror" short story contest.]