Think The Twilight Zone, Tales of The Unexpected and Creepshow all rolled into one. Does that make your flesh tingle, my little withered umbilical cord? I hope it does, I really do.
The quiet town of Shallow Creek has a long history of ghost stories and tales of the macabre. Every few generations this strangeness crawls out from the dark places of the quaint settlement’s imagination, seeping into our own reality. We are living through uncertain times now. Let the Creek lure you quietly to the safe place…
Shallow Creek is an anthology of new horror stories and strange fiction with a sting in its barbed tail, edited by Tomek Dzido of STORGY Books. It collects together twenty brand new unsettling stories that draw upon the ethereal landscape of quiet towns just short of the outskirts of infinity for inspiration. Some of the stories within this tome explore the realms of the supernatural, whilst others are firmly rooted in gritty realism, but they all engage the reader with terror in abundance.
Shallow Creek is an anthology of dark, strange fiction by Storgy, an online literary short story magazine founded in 2013 by Tomek Dzido and Anthony Self that aims to inspire artistic collaboration and provide opportunities for creative minds to meet.
Storgy ran a competition earlier this year, calling out to all horror enthusiasts to contribute towards the Shallow Creek anthology. Eachwere given a specific character, location and a map to explore the town – Arkady Asylum, where the patients may not be as mad as the people supervising…a fairground with more than a fun-house to keep the punters entertained…but there’s so much more to discover, and when you read the anthology you may find a certain character in one short story popping up in another. The competition was judged by Naomi Booth.
Storgy are looking to raised funds to help Shallow Creek’s production via a Kickstarter campaign. Follow the link for more details of the project, including the contributing writers and artists, and to see the goodies that are up for grabs.