David Martin

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I have 5 stories published in 0 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 7177 times and 8 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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David Martin

My short fiction collection Only Shadows Move is available now as a free ebook. https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/586326. My story "Spiders" is out now in "Unthology 7" from Unthank Books. Twitter @lordsludge. Photography by Louis Emmett.

My stories

Pick of the Month

An Ending

The cursor blinks steadily, beating out non-human time without mercy. I break its gaze to look out of the grimy first-floor window. Above the parade...

This Is A Warning

Walking home, carrying his guitar case, Jed felt the sums of his life adding up to dangerously high numbers, the deadly inertia of a vaguely...
Gold cherry


Ten am, and the piledriver behind Rhys’s eyes shows no sign of mercy. Beyond the safety glass, caverns of empty air tumble down and out to where the...


YOU cross the park as the evening gathers, the playground is deserted, streetlights spark up orange beyond the trees that veil the main road. You...
Gold cherry
Story of the week


No-one saw him fall from the sky the night of the strange lights. The lights themselves were only seen by the sleepless, the drunk, the late shift...