My comedic zombie story, ‘Sequel to the Apocalypse’, was shortlisted for the Reedsy contest!

Whew, look at me go! Getting through these at breakneck pace! Pretty soon I’ll have all caught up. This next one is a comedy story about zombies, set in a fantasy world. I just let loose and had fun with it! This was written for the contest Write It Down, and was shortlisted — which is always a lovely confidence boost! I chose the prompt, … Continue reading My comedic zombie story, ‘Sequel to the Apocalypse’, was shortlisted for the Reedsy contest!

I’m expanding into other social medias!

Hi everyone! Shameless self-promo Saturday… So, I’ve been thinking about doing this for a while now, but I’ve extended my approach to include Facebook! I have created an author page over on that platform, to help increase how many people I can reach. If you are interested, my Facebook page is here: facebook.com/JoshuaGJInsole I also have a Twitter account (which I’ve had for a while … Continue reading I’m expanding into other social medias!

Read my short YA horror story, ‘The Hands That Rattle the Cage’!

Hey there, everyone! Back again! Sorry for the radio silence, but I moved to a new apartment and was without proper internet for roughly a month. I kept writing though — I’m always writing! So, on with catching up on the Reedsy backlog! This one was written for the contest You’ve Got a Friend in Me. I chose the prompt, “Write a story about two … Continue reading Read my short YA horror story, ‘The Hands That Rattle the Cage’!

Friday Afternoon Frights: Harsh

“The harsh reality of life is that the truth needs explaining,” he explained, in a lecturelike manner. — “Yes,” agreed the police interrogator, “which is why we’d like you to tell us what you did with the bodies,” Feel free to participate, and add your own two-sentence shocker inspired in any way, shape or form by the prompt! This week’s word is harsh. Continue reading Friday Afternoon Frights: Harsh

Friday Afternoon Frights: Enthusiasm

“My mom always said the best way to success is enthusiasm!” he said with good cheer. — I still wished he’d gone to medical school. Feel free to participate, and add your own two-sentence shocker inspired in any way, shape or form by the prompt! This week’s word is enthusiasm. Continue reading Friday Afternoon Frights: Enthusiasm

‘Blind Visitors’: Next one on the Reedsy list!

Hey, all! I hope you’re all well during these trying times. I know I write a lot of horror, but at heart I think I’m a big softie. So, from the bottom of my heart, look after yourselves, look after each other, and always be kind. Okay, that’s enough hippie philosophising, Josh… Time for the story! This one is called Blind Visitors, and I really … Continue reading ‘Blind Visitors’: Next one on the Reedsy list!

‘No Bubbles’: The next short (of breath) story of the Reedsy backlog!

Whoa, we’re getting there, aren’t we? This next one was written for the contest The Game is Afoot. I chose the prompt, “Write a story about someone who keeps coming across the same stranger.” The title of my story is No Bubbles (which I really like). As always, you can read it here on WordPress or over on my Reedsy profile! I should have seen … Continue reading ‘No Bubbles’: The next short (of breath) story of the Reedsy backlog!