Writing

Published Work

Together Again

A 100 word story about sibling devotion. Appearing in the horror anthology “Beneath” by Ghost Orchid Press.

https://www.amazon.com/~/e/B0937LQ7B6

“Matches”

A dark, modern twist on Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Little Match Girl”.

Featured in The Broadkill Review, May 2020

https://www.broadkillreview.com/post/matches-by-emma-murray

“A Better Mother”

An experienced mother offers to help a soon-to-be mom, but little does she know, the woman has something more sinister in mind.

Appearing in both the December 2020 issue of CC&D and their 2020 selected short fiction collection “Vote Early, Read Often”

http://scars.tv/cgi-bin/works_e.pl?/home/users/web/b929/us.scars/perl/text-writings/g9438.txt

I Wanted To Tell You

When a rock concert becomes a fiery inferno, the lives of two best friends are forever changed.

Featured in the December 2020 Issue of Literary Heist

https://www.literaryheist.com/short-stories/i-wanted-to-tell-you/

Crushing Snails, a novel

Her mother scarred her face. Her father beat her into a compliant slave. Her brother turned a blind eye. Winnie can’t take it any longer in this tale of revenge and the making of a killer.

Coming Fall 2022 from Wise Valley Press

“Take Control”

An examination of fear, love, and sacrifice between two young sisters. Appearing in the dark speculative fiction anthology “What One Wouldn’t Do.”

Coming October 2021.

“Sight Unseen”

Flash fiction reflection on miscarriage. Featured in Sledgehammer Magazine.

Coming August 2021.