Creative Writing under the pen name N.E. Rule

This page will have links to stories/poems that have been accepted for publication or honourable mentions, etc.

Other places to find me

Acceptances from newest to oldest - links where available to read online or purchase.

# Title Publisher Type Date
32 My Best Friend's Guy Off Topic Contest - Honourable Mention Oct '22
31 Payback Black Hare Press Anthology - Nom Nom themed for Halloween 2022 - Available on Amazon Jun '22
30 Ready to Wear Black Hare Press Theme Genius Loci - online for patreons - publish date Year 4 - Jan '23 Jun '22
29 Charmed Flash Fiction Magazine - 101 Words Online - flash fiction - published date - March 7 Feb '22
28 The Caregiver Black Hare Press Anthology - Eldritch & Ether - Dark Poetry - Available in Kindle & Print Feb '22
27 Foresight Black Hare Press Online Patreon members only & upcoming Anthology - Year Four - Dark Moments (coming in 2023) Feb '22
26 The Next Victim Black Hare Press Anthology - Eldritch & Ether - Dark Poetry - Available in Kindle & Print Jan '22
25 The Wrong Guy Black Hare Press Anthology - Eldritch & Ether - Dark Poetry - Available in Kindle & Print Jan '22
24 Death Sentence Black Hare Press Anthology - Eldritch & Ether - Dark Poetry - Available in Kindle & Print Jan '22
23 Tender Gifts Black Ink Fiction Print Anthology - Winter ShocksAvailable in Kindle & Print Dec '21
22 Shrink Wrap Black Hare Press Children's Anthology - Wimbledon - coming 2022 Dec '21
21 The Letter Black Hare Press Anthology - Eldritch & Ether - Dark Poetry - Available in Kindle & Print Oct '21
20 Trick or Treat (Member's only) Black Hare Press Published Online & YEAR THREE: Dark MomentsAvailable in Kindle & Print Sep '21
19 Stay at Home Dad Black Hare Press Anthology Cyborg coming 2022 Aug '21
18 The Tooth Fairy's Revenge Black Hare Press Anthology 666 - Available in Kindle & Print Aug '21
17 Waiting for Santa Black Hare Press Anthology 666 - Available in Kindle & Print Aug' '21
16 Battle of the Bands Black Hare Press Published Online & YEAR THREE: Dark MomentsAvailable in Kindle & Print Jul '21
15 Rule Three Black Hare Press Published Online & YEAR THREE: Dark MomentsAvailable in Kindle & Print Jun '21
14 That Day Tasted Like Freedom Toronto Star Published Online May '21
13 Kissing Cousins Black Hare Press Published on BHP Writer's Journal May '21
12 Passage for Two Black Hare Press Published Online & YEAR THREE: Dark Moments - Available in Kindle & Print May '21
11 Too Pretty Black Hare Press Anthology Dragon coming 2022 Mar '21
10 Hotel Hell Black Hare Press Anthology Hell - Available in Kindle & Print Feb '21
9 Intelligent Life Black Hare Press Published Online & YEAR THREE: Dark MomentsAvailable in Kindle & Print Feb '21
8 This is NOT a Bedtime Story ... more Propertius Press Picture Book coming out - TBD Mar '21
7 The Migration Black Hare Press Published Online & YEAR THREE: Dark MomentsAvailable in Kindle & Print Jan '21
6 Inclusion Black Hare Press Published Online & YEAR THREE: Dark MomentsAvailable in Kindle & Print Jan '21
5 Eye Candy Wyld Blood Published Online & YEAR THREE: Dark MomentsAvailable in Kindle & Print Jan '21
4 Premature Congratulations Press 53 Contest Win - 53 words - Available online Sep '20
3 To win, Get a Clue to Who's Playing a Game Bam Mullin Anthology - 42 Stories - (still accepting submissions) Aug '20
2 Modern Day Retelling of Sword in the Stone Bam Mullin Anthology - 42 Stories - (still accepting submissions) Aug '20
1 Manic Mundane - Poem Rosemary Boyd Anthology - 101 Things to Ponder During a Pandemic (purchase - all proceeds to the Unity Project for Relief of Homelessness in London, Ontario.) Jul '20

Honourable mentions - The stories below are not available online unless reused in a subsequent submission call - then they will be noted above.

# Title Contest Placed Date
8 Elder Care NYC Midnight Madness - Micro Fiction 250 Honourable Mention Dec '21
7 Identity Crisis Furious Fiction Long Listed

Oct '21

6 His Funeral Off Topic Contest - Creative Non-Fiction Honourable Mention Sep '21
5 The tone of your voice Off Topic Contest - Poetry Hounourable Mention May '21
4 Centre of Gravity Furious Fiction Long Listed

Apr '21

3 Displacement Error Furious Fiction Long Listed

Mar '21

2 Stories Behind the Stories Furious Fiction Quoted Feb '21
1 Killer Meeting Furious Fiction Long Listed Oct '20

I have always enjoyed writing. It wasn't until the Pandemic that I have had time to pursue it again. Now, I always have stuff on the go and I am always waiting to hear back on things sent out (waiting is the hard part!) Since July 2020, I have written over 100 short stories.

Unfortunately, I can't publish them here and still send them out for submissions. Let me know if you want to be on my first readers' list.

I am currently working on a picture book series about a kid with a great imagination. The first books is titled "My neighbour is a vampire".

I have sent it out to a few publishers. Cross your fingers for me.

Thanks for your intererest.

Buy books where I have contributed stories.

Year Three: Dark Moments - January 2022

Winter Shocks - January 2022

666 - Dark Moments - August 2021

101 Things to Ponder During a Pandemic - July 2020

 

 

Selected Publishers & Contests

Black Hare Press - their calls are for dark fiction & horror. Super nice people that run this company. Author contributors group is also very nice.

Furious Fiction - This is a great writing centre (many courses) and they have a super quarterly contest. So far I have been long listed 4 times. (sigh)

Off Topic Publishing - This is a Canadian publisher, editor and contest link rolled into one. The contest costs to submit but the prize is half of the submissions collected and judges provide feedback.

Press 53 - free monthly 53-word contest among other contests,

Propertius Press - The publishers of my "coming" picture book. Lots of good books published.

Wyldblood Press - Speculative fiction - lots of great calls and free fiction to read on their site.

Black Ink Fiction - speculative fiction - horror mostly. Many great anthologies.

 

 

 

 


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