This just in: we've just learned that The Recognition Run is now a semifinalist for the BookLife Prize! We need to redo our ad campaign!

TWO: The 2nd Annual Horror Special, goes out of print at the end of this month. Buy it now for the reduced price of $2.99, or read it free if you're a Kindle Unlimited subscriber.

• All current issues of Stupefying Stories are now available free for Kindle Unlimited subscribers. See the right column for links. For non-US customers, these should automatically redirect to your local manifestation of Amazon. If they don't, let me know.

• Yes, we are in fact reading new submissions. Our revised submission guidelines aren't ready for public consumption yet, so you'll just have to send your story to and take your chances. One story at a time, please! No multiple submissions and no simultaneous submissions!


As you may have guessed from the new banner, we're consolidating the Stupefying Stories blog and SHOWCASE webzine into one new site. In the meantime, before it's gone for good, you really should check out all the great stories on the old SHOWCASE site.


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(We’re currectly rewriting our submission guidelines. Stay tuned.)


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Friday, June 28, 2013

It's even more aliver!

The incredible THIRD issue of STUPEFYING STORIES SHOWCASE is out of the gates and up and running on Featuring new stories by Arthur Bangs, A.G. Cauthen, and Simon Kewin, as well as review and previews, it's full of good reading, and best of all, FREE!

We've also done a bit of work this week on our new reader forum, THE FEEDBACK LOOP, and it should be much easier to use. Check it out.

Friday, June 21, 2013

It's alive....again!

The incredible SECOND issue of STUPEFYING STORIES SHOWCASE is out of the gates and already up and running on its new permanent home, Featuring four new stories by Robert Lowell Russell, Franziska Louise, Robert Bagnall, and Joy Bernardo, it's tested, ready (mostly), and best of all, FREE!

And with this issue, we also introduce our new reader forum, THE FEEDBACK LOOP.

God help us, we've got a reader forum. What were we thinking?

Friday, June 14, 2013

It's alive!

Okay, so it was more of an escape than a launch, the paint isn't completely dry in places, and trust me, you don't want to look behind that tarp, but Issue #1 of our new webzine, STUPEFYING STORIES SHOWCASE, is on the interwebs! Featuring four new stories by Sarah L. Byrne, Samuel Marzioli, A. G. Carpenter, and Gary Cuba, as well as a surprisingly gentle review of Star Trek Into Darkness, it's new, it's ready, and best of all, it's free!

Click here to see what all the fuss is about.