After decades of writing horror and selling millions of books, Winston Knight had grown synonymous with the genre. People wore his likeness on their t-shirts, carried around action figures of him—some even wore tattoos. He’d written books about murderers, monsters, aliens, and clowns–none of which scared him in the least. He carried only one fear … More Fear


Josh always watched the lottery alone, his door locked to keep out his roommates. He’d been playing the same number for ten years, and after writing down Saturday’s numbers, he checked his ticket against them ten times. He had thought if the moment ever came he’d scream, maybe dance. Now he sat holding his winning … More Numbers

Microinterview: Ran Walker

Ran Walker’s microfictions, “Eric’s Things, Circa 1985”, and “Numbers” will appear in the first issue of The Centifictionist (Vol. 1, Issue 1, Spring/Summer 2020). Ran graciously answered a few brief questions for us. Read the interview below. 1. What inspired the stories “Eric’s Things, Circa 1985”, and “Numbers”? “Eric’s Things, Circa 1985” was inspired by … More Microinterview: Ran Walker