Stories for strange times

Once Upon A Time is an anthology of flash fiction: standalone tales of 1,000–3,000 words, in genres including science fiction, horror, and the supernatural!

More than fifteen bite-sized stories to spark the imagination, and provide respite from the world during a very strange time. Also includes author’s notes on each tale, describing inspiration and background.

Volume 5 includes the stories Look The Other Way, Slow, I Remember Everything, Monsters, Familiar, Enantiomorph, Famous, Biometrics, Paper, Divergent, The Tesseract, Down Deep, Like / Follow / Kill, Undeserving, Beautiful Walls, The Tradesman, Patrol, and Retrogenesis.

About Matt Gemmell

Matt Gemmell is the author of TOLL, CHANGER and RAW MATERIALS. He is a former software engineer, and he lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with his wife Lauren and their two sons.

He can be found on Twitter as @mattgemmell.

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