Winner of This is the New Plan

Based on the votes yesterday, we have decided a winner! The winner is….Jamie! Jamie, email me at char(@)incaseofsurvival(.)com so we can figure out how to get you your e-book of This is the New Plan. Thanks, everyone, for entering! I enjoyed all of the stories. (Now that the contest is over, you can all write your non-entry stories with those same ten words. Just post in the comments as per usual.)   Read more

Voting day for the This is the New Plan giveaway

Bet you never thought this day would come, right? But it has! Today is voting day for the This is the New Plan giveaway! You can help change the future reading list of one lucky person–the one who could write the best 250 word piece of flash fiction that had to include a random list of words! To vote, head on over to the contest page (link here), read the stories (in the comments), and then... Read more

This is the New Plan giveaway

Today the review for John Xero’s book, This is the New Plan, went up (link here). Well, I’m excited to say that John Xero has been generous enough to offer one of our readers a free copy of the book (in e-book form)! John wrote 33 stories for this book. (Well, 33 that he included in the book. I’m sure the original short list had quite a bit more stories.) Now, it’s your turn to get... Read more

This is the New Plan by John Xero

This is the New Plan by John Xero (available now) Review copy provided by the author.  Amazon blurb: This is the New Plan. Thirty three genre-blending works of fiction. Thirty one flash fictions book-ended by two short stories. This is the way the world dies. The way it is born. The way it lives and breathes. Our world, other worlds. The past, the present, the never, the future. Discover endings and beginnings; hope and damnation;... Read more

Author Feature: John Xero.

Long-time readers may remember John Xero from his brilliant short story Ragestorm Requiem. Well, those of you who liked it will be pleased to hear he has a book out. This is The New Plan is a collection of his short stories and flash fiction, and what’s even better, most of them are apocalyptic or dystopian in some way. As for why I’m not reviewing this, John Xero is actually a personal, real-life friend of... Read more