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About Kelly Matsuura
Kelly Matsuura grew up in Victoria, Australia, but always dreamed she would live abroad. She has lived in China, the USA, and she now lives permanently in Nagoya, Japan.
Kelly's stories have been published by Harbinger Press, Black Hare Press, A Murder of Storytellers, Ink and Locket Press, and many more. She also publishes her own short story collections, The Natura Series.
As the creator and editor for Insignia Stories, Kelly promotes Asian speculative fiction from writers around the globe, and publishes small ebook anthologies with various Asian fantasy themes.
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What miracles can one hundred debut to bestselling authors do with 100 words?
What miracles can one hundred debut to bestselling authors do with 100 words?
Delve into these extraordinary worlds and experience the magic, mayhem, mystery, and wonder of Chasing Magic.
Laura Callender ~ Amanda Linsmeier ~ M.W. King ~ Amanda Luzzader ~ Liz Butcher ~ AJ Millen ~ Michael R. Baker ~ W.S. Moye ~ Jennifer Della'Zanna ~ Kathrin Hutson ~ Stacey Jaine McIntosh ~ Heather Holmes ~ Mary Lucille Hays ~ Kevin Grover ~ Jason Pere ~ Kelly Matsuura ~ Jeremy Gohier ~ Britt Haraway ~ Phoebe Darqueling ~ AE Stueve ~ E.R. Smo ~ CL Steele
What horrors lurk within a broken mind when left unattended? From alternate personalities to figments of the imagination, our stories will give you a new outlook on the complexity of the human mind. Follow our authors into the madness … if you dare.
Disclaimer: While the stories within this anthology are works of fiction, some very real mental disorders, fears and/or characteristics are discussed. Stories may contain sensitive topics such as depression, suicide, self-harm, split personalities, schizophrenia, and more. Please be advised.
Stories featured in this anthology include the following:
"Twisted" by Jaclyn Osborn
"Lonely Hearts" by Amber Hassler
"When Emily was Here" by Kathy-Lynn Cross
"Postpartum" by Savannah Rohleder
"The Creep" by E.M. Fitch
"Blind Justice" by Jaidis Shaw
"Tortured Minds" by Gina A. Watson
"Lauren" by Jacqueline E. Smith
"Verity Incognito" by James William Peercy
"Gethen" by Liz Butcher
"Starved" by Ace Antonio Hall
"When I met Hannah" by Shelly Schulz
"Did You See Evelyn Today?" by Kelly Matsuura
"Obsession" by M.L. Sparrow
Does the waterbeckon you? Your love, or fears, may become greater in this chillinganthology. From ordinary sea life to creatures of myth, our stories will make you think twice about the shadowy waters that beckon below. Follow our authors into the depths ... if you dare.
Stories and Contributors include:
Bloodslick by Timothy Black
Crescent's Creature by K.C. Finn
Wrath by Liz Butcher
A Senseless Eating Machine by Jef Rouner
The Water's Edge by Jacqueline E. Smith
The Reluctant Seamstress by Jaidis Shaw
Ribbons & Bones by Kelly Matsuura
Widow's Cut by Andrea L. Staum
Rhine Maiden by Isabelle Poldervaart
The Broken Seashell by E.M. MacCallum
Lauren by Terry Alexander
Tide Flats by Shelly Schulz
Song of the Ocean by Scott A. Butler
Enticing Waters by Gina A. Watson
Tubular Hells by Beth W. Patterson
Dark Waters by Michael Cross & Emma Michaels
Lurking in the Deep has won the following awards:
Finalist in the Fiction: Anthologies category of the 2017 Best Book Awards
This anthology includes 83 drabbles (100-word stories) inspired by various Southeast Asian folklore, as well as original fantasy and science fiction pieces.
Alanna Robertson-Webb, Benjamin Y. Tan, Ben Umayam, Carmen Indalecio, Celestine Trinidad, Chris Bannor,
C. Marry Hultman, Chris Hewitt, Chris Jackson, Connor Orrico, David Green, Deborah Angevin,
Deborah Won, D.J. Elton, EK Gonzales, Han F., Jacek Wilkos, Jo Wu, John H. Dromey,
John Rey Dave Aquino, Joyce Chng, Juan Takai, K.B. Elijah, Kelly Matsuura, Laurence Sullivan, Maria S. Picone,
Mariane Enriquez, May Chong, Michael Janairo, Natasha Sinclair, Natsumi Tanaka, Ng Yi-Sheng,
Nick Tan, Patricia P., Russell Hemmell, Shuren Hwang, Therese Choon (Therese C.),
Toshiya Kamei (Translator), Vonnie Winslow Crist, and Wan Phing Lim.
This anthology includes 79 drabbles (100-word stories) inspired by Japanese folklore and yōkai tales, as well as original fantasy and science fiction pieces.
Amy Clare Fontaine - A.S. Charly - Bayveen O’Connell - Beth W. Patterson
Carmen Indalecio - Charles Reis - Charles Venable - Christine Richmond - D.J. Tyrer
Eisuke Aikawa - Emma K. Leadley - Heather Ewings - Jacek Wilkos - J.M. Wong
Joel R. Hunt - John H. Dromey - Joyce Chng - Juan Takai - K.B. Elijah
Kelly Matsuura - Kimberly Rei - Kyosuke Higuchi - Malena Salazar Maciá
Massimo Soumaré - Mina Ikemoto - Monica Schultz - N.M. Brown - Natsumi Tanaka
Rich Rurshell - Russell Hemmell - Sheenah Freitas - S.J. Fujimoto - Stephen Christie
Steve Stred - ToJo - Toshiya Kamei (Translator) - Vonnie Winslow Crist - Zoey Xolton
An Infinity of Penance by Andrea Eaker
The Elm of Dreams by Clint Foster
The Sin by David Green
The Favourite by Destiny Eve Pifer
Urning Back Lost Things by Frances Tate
We'll Always Have the Moon by J.W. Garrett
Foreigner by James Lipson
Eternal Reflection by Jessica Chanese
Not Mine by Jo Niederhoff
Til Death Don't Us Part by Jodi Jensen
E.N.V.I.E. by K.B. Elijah
Sacrilege by Kaitlyn Lynch
Heaven by Kelly Matsuura
The Greatest Show by Lisa Fox
Anything You Can Do by Lyndsey Ellis-Holloway
Like a Mermaid by Neen Cohen
The Fake by Nicola Currie
Heart of a Hawk by Nikkita Bell
The Throne by R.S. Nevil
Chasing the Digital Dragon by Raven Corinn Carluk
Summer and the Deal by Rhiannon Bird
Toxic by S.O. Green
Heart's Desire by Stacey Jaine McIntosh
If I Only Had His Face by Stephen Herczeg
Forever Home by T.M. Brown
The Envious Eye by Tim Mendees
The Wingman by V.A. Vazquez
A Normal Little Boy by Wondra Vanian
Glass Eyes by Ximena Escobar
The Fallen: Envy of the Dragon by Zoey Xolton
Featuring: Aditya Deshmukh, Amber M. Simpson, Andrea Eaker, Ann Christine Tabaka, Annie Percik, AR Johnson, Brianna Witte, Chandler Warren, Cindar Harrell, Claire Davon, Connor Sassmannshausen, Curtis A. Deeter, Dawn DeBraal, Denny E. Marshall, DM Burdett, E. Jarzembski, Eddie D. Moore, Erica Schaef, Frank Kozusko, G. Allen Wilbanks, Gabriella Balcom, Galina Trefil, Graham Robert Scott, Hayley Arrington, J.A. Henderson, Jacek Wilkos, Jennifer Carr, K.T. Tate, Kaustubh Nadkarni, Kelly A. Harmon, Kelly Matsuura, Kevin J. Kennedy, KT Morley, L.L. Asher, Madison McSweeney, Mark Kodama, Matthew M. Montelione, N.M. Brown, Nerisha Kemraj, Norbert Gora, Olivia Arieti, Raven Corinn Carluk, Rennie St. James, Rhiannon Bird, Sammi Cox, Sandy Butchers, Shawn M. Klimek, Shelly Macaroy, Stacey Jaine McIntosh, Stephen Herczeg, Stew Brown, Sue Marie St. Lee, Terri A. Arnold, Thomas Sturgeon Jr., Tom O'Brien, Umair Mirxa, V. Mylynne Smith, Vonnie Winslow Crist, Ximena Escobar, and Zoey Xolton.
Featuring over 200 drabbles!
Featuring 252 drabbles from 68 authors!
Zoey Xolton, G. Allen Wilbanks, Claire Davon, Vonnie Winlsow Crist, Connor Sassmannshausen, Eddie D. Moore, Umair Mirxa, Joel R Hunt, NM Brown, Ximena Escobar, Sammi Cox, D.M. Burdett, Stacey Jaine McIntosh, Rebecca Buchanan, Rennie St. James, J. Dorden, Tim Acheson, Madison McSweeney, Kaustubh Nadkarni, Thomas Sturgeon Jr., J.S Cline, Samantha E. Payne,
Shawn M. Klimek, Gabriella Balcom, Chitra Gopalakrishnan, Linda M. Crate, Galina Trefil, Hayley Arrington, Chandler Warren, Cindar Harrell, James Burt, T.K.Barber, Matthew M. Montelione, AR Johnston, Kelli Pizarro, Nerisha Kemraj, Jacek Wilkos, Raven Corinn Carluk, Brianna Witte, Rhiannon Bird, Rhonda Eikemp, Russell Hemmell, Trenna Ahlstrom, Amber M. Simpson, Radar DeBoard, Kevin J. Kennedy, Abigail Linhardt, Devon Widmer, Sandy Butchers, Jami Baumann, Lorah Jaiyn, Ann Christine Tabaka, Jacqueline E. Smith, Aditya Deshmukh, K.T. Tate, Sue Marie St. Lee, Kelly Matsuura, Sam M. Phillips, David Bowmore, David Higgins, Marcus Cook, Rebecca Jarrett, Kevin Freeman, Olivia Arieti, Archit Joshi, Stephen Herczeg, Dawn DeBraal, E. Jarzembski.