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dark fantasy

  1. E

    The Beast

    Don’t let the beast out, they say Fear what’s hidden deep within, drown it Smother the spark before it smothers you I am a perfect prince Don’t dream of flight Don’t stare at the fire Pray and pray, fear the fire and flame Beware the light, hide your soul in darkness It’s the only way to...
  2. F

    Changeling *Working Title*: Draft in progress (20893 words)

    For anyone who can't read the attachment, here's the rest of the text. Part One Caterpillar “—Upon the last skin shed, the sufficiently plump caterpillar finds a suitable location to pupate. From here, the insect spins itself into a...
  3. Apex Predator

    "The Aebyx" | Chapter 3 *Language Warning!*

    Rating: PG13 Genre: Dark Fantasy Word Count: ~3,068 Feedback: Continuity & flow - but especially any glaring issues with dialogue or characterization. Author's Comments: As the title reads, this is part 3 of my "work in progress" fantasy adventure. Firstly I'd like to thank all of you guys...
  4. Apex Predator

    "The Aebyx" | Chapter 2 *Language warning*

    Rating: PG13 Genre: Dark Fantasy Word Count: ~3,800 Feedback: General critique; but would like opinions relating to both characterization and pacing. Author's Comments: Thank you all so very much for the comments from my last posting The Aebyx | Chapter 1. Utilizing the advice from both...
  5. Apex Predator

    "The Aebyx" | Chapter 1 *Warning: Graphic violence and Gore*

    Rating: R Genre: Dark Fantasy Word Count: ~4,000 Feedback: General critique; but mostly of continuity and pacing. Author's Comments: This is the first chapter of what I hope will become my first published novel. I've revised and proofread it multiple times (I've even sent...
  6. Rojack79

    The Outcast's of Alderon.

    Prologue. August, 5th, 2015. Axle looked up at the black roiling clouds above him in the sky. He put his bloody hand’s on his chest as the deluge continued to pure down overhead. “Is this it?” He sighed as the wind, and rain swirled around him, it’s fury fueled by thick dark cloud’s over head...
  7. ussaid

    The Face of Murder (500 words)

    An amateur effort by me to write a strong themed tale under a specific word limit. Hope you enjoy, and please remember to give your most desired opinions and critiques. The Face of Murder 16th March The unending blood-thirst of these men is petrifying. I have lived at this place for too. Too...
  8. M

    "A BLESSING FROM THE DAMNED" (3,700 words, Fantasy, Sexual Content, Violence)

    Hello all. The following Chapter is excerpt from a Novelette I am currently trying to sell to the short form market. Its an attempt to cross the Dark Fantasy genre with the the blood and guts story telling of a Quentin Taurentino film. Any and all feedback would be greatly appreciated. Here is a...
  9. M

    A FUNERAL FOR VIRTUE PART I (1600 WORDS, DARK FANTASY, LANGUAGE, ADULT THEMES)

    Hello all, The following is an excerpt from a monstrous novella I wrote a few months back. This, the opening chapter, is probably my least favorite of the piece, but I still feel it is an appropriate launch point for my character driven story, which is ultimately about how we change our moral...
  10. raunch30

    starting my own graphic novel...

    I would love to know where to begin in starting a graphic novel? at the moment I am a single one person team, but this dream of creating my own graphic novel has been on my mind a lot lately. Have any of you succeeded in publishing your own graphic novel? if so how and where do I start? I have...
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