Witch short story by Iris Carden Settle in dear reader, while I tell you the strange tale of Ellie, who put on a costume and become someone else entirely. Ellie had seen the new shop on her way to school. It was called “Magique Mystique” and had witches’ costumes, brooms, cauldrons, and all other kind…… Continue reading Witch

Creating a Ghost

Creating a Ghost short story by Iris Carden The lecturer stood in front of the class of about thirty students. Beside him was a figure that could have been seated human, covered completely with a painter’s canvas drop-cloth. “Throughout your studies you have learned about almost all aspects of the paranormal. You’ve studied everything from…… Continue reading Creating a Ghost


Possession short story by Iris Carden It was meant to be a simple job. My instructions were to possess someone in this town and cause as much chaos as possible. Apparently the powers that be had a preferred candidate in the upcoming election, and needed as much distraction from actual issues as possible. This kind…… Continue reading Possession


Downsizing short story by Iris Carden Elsie hated moving, but now the children were grown and out on their own, the family home was far too big for her alone. That’s why she’d bought the little two-bedroom Queenslander she’d seen for sale for a ridiculously low price. Perhaps she should have questioned why the seller…… Continue reading Downsizing