Lacey is a bat girl. Seven years ago, her mother wished at the well in the heart of the Wish Wood, transforming a young bat-ling into a human girl--mostly human. But Lacey is growing up, Mama has a real daughter now, the kids in town tug on her pointy ears, and the schoolmistress chides her for hissing and baring her sharp teeth at ... more
|Confessions of a Mormon Bride: Essays on Love and Mormonism (Wattys 2014 Award Winner)|
True love never ends. At least mine won't.
This story of survival begins on the wing of a plane floating in the Pacific Ocean. 13 castaways pushed to the edge by dehydration and starvation wash ashore on a tropical island covered in a living forest inhabited by mutated plants and animals. Desperate, delirious and bloodthirsty, in the jungle the survivors encounter another tri... more
Some say brother and sister Leo and Amber are just too close. They say the tragedy that left them alone as children is just too strange, too sad. It seems all Leo and Amber really have is each other. And music. Always the music. That is, until the band they’ve been in for as long as they can remember – The Dovetails – begins to att... more
|The Cursed Hill (Featured Story/Watty 2014 Winner)|
Rick Thane can see the dead. He's not a medium, he's not a ghost hunter, he's not a psychic- he is a Spiritual Therapist and he's here to help. If your house is haunted, please call Rick on 020-SPIRITS
|A Fishy Business|
Meet Marina Watson – she’s little, but no shrinking violet. She lives with her mum and step-dad, Rob. Life’s good, but there’s one thing she doesn’t get… Why she isn’t allowed to go in water?! For years, Marina’s mum has forbidden her daughter from having baths and swimming. She claims Marina has a terrible phobia of water, and ... more
Duty knows no family. Love has no price. Secrets can cost you everything. Twenty-year-old Sanaa Griffin is about to get more than she bargained for when she wishes for love, happiness, and excitement on New Year’s Eve. Ripped from the job she always loved, she is reassigned to work for mysterious Mark Sakai and spy on the corrupt le... more
|Giggleswick: The Amadán Map|
A storybook adventure ... It's a natural phenomenon -- a small country in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean hidden from the rest of the world by a circle of unnavigable fog. It's called Giggleswick, and twelve-year old Elliot Bisby has never heard of it, that is until he and his family are approached by an unusual man and asked to ... more
|The Essence - A Ghost Story in Three Days|
Ghosts are in the house! With her parents away, seventeen-year-old Alyssa Dempsey is taking care of her two younger brothers for the weekend. On their first morning alone, Alyssa discovers that her baby brother Sean received a magical, glass wand from a pair of ghosts, who he calls the Buddies. Along with their thirteen-year-old b... more
|Sparkles and Blood|
Martin is a special effects guy. He's used to blood, but only when it's fake. Now something is hunting on the set of the newest smash vampire movie. It doesn't like the sun but it likes people just fine. If you like this story, check out Strange Carnivores or The Thing in the Hall. If you don't like it, check out Sarcasm is my Superpower.