Other Worlds Than This
Contained within this book are 36 super short stories, exploring worlds of Science Fiction and Horror. The super short story is a snapshot that can both captivate and tell a story in a brief flash of time. Like those clips that we watch now on YouTube or Tik-Tok, these ‘micro-stories’ serve to quickly paint a picture and develop an interesting narrative in a relatively short span, more than a poem but not quite a short story. Usually, 2000 words or less, one can be read in only a few moments and each is different than the last. This is a new and exiting form of storytelling, one that caters to those who do not want to engage in a lengthy novel or the traditional short story but want the emotional impact that a story brings. This can only achieve by reading, it seems that reading opens a person’s mind’s eye and plays upon the emotion in a way that other forms of media cannot.
Within these pages are a selection of those micro-stories. As you move forward in reading this collection of visions, I hope that you enjoy traveling these dark and winding paths with me, wherever they may lead us. Remember dear reader there are other worlds than this. You have but to open this book to start your journey.
So, come with me dear reader, take my hand, and let us travel together. There are other worlds than this and contained inside the pages of the following volume are many of these worlds, some beautiful and others filled with horror and unknown things that move about the inky darkness. If one of those things should brush against you, do not recoil in horror or panic, simply squeeze my hand tighter and we will continue along these paths. Come now, there are so many other worlds than this one, so many places I want to show you.