We believe in the power of storytelling at The Wild Word.
Each of the stories below were chosen for their ability to bring us into their world and to make their characters come to life.
Please read, enjoy and share.
William Cass’s short story ‘If the Fates Allow’
Joanna Friedman’s short story ‘Wife on String and Other Wishes’
Mike Hembury’s short story ‘November First, Breakfast’
Extract from Emer Martin’s novel ‘The Cruelty Men’
Juliet Cushing’s short story ‘The Thousand Steps’
L. Shapley Bassen’s short story ‘Pilgrim Walker’
Consuelo Arias’s flash fiction piece ‘Undone’
Corinna Pichl’s short story ‘Mascot’
Cora Quigley’s short story ‘Her Favourite Hat’
Robert Morgan Fisher’s short story ‘Avoidable’
Lydia Wong’s short story ‘Naila’
Charlotte Brisland’s short story ‘The Tiger Who Visited’
Salvatore Difalco’s short story ‘Blue Monday’
In the last in his comic serial, will Leif Ecklert pull off his plans to beat the odds and the bad guys?
In the latest from our comic serial, Leif wrestles with his conscience and hatches a plan to beat his bosses
Rishitha Shetty’s short story ‘Feni’
This month Leif attends a company meeting and uncovers a terrible, dark secret
Our BERLIN LIT special featuring Q&A with Ambika Thompson as well as her short story ‘The Contortionist’
Robert Boucheron’s short story ‘The Gift’
Gwendolyn Joyce Mintz’s short story ‘All the Flies You Can Eat’