About Me…

Rose Blackthorn is a member of the HWA, and her short fiction and poetry has appeared online and in print with a varied list of anthologies and magazines. Her poetry collection Thorns, Hearts and Thistles was published in February 2015, and the novelette Called to Battle: Worthy Vessel was published in October 2015.

She is a writer, dog-mom, and photographer who lives in the high-mountain desert, but longs for the sea.

 

~Publications~

Vigil (poem)
HWA Horror Poetry Showcase year 3
publishing date TBD

Villains
Fatherly Instincts – An Anthology of Murder and Malice
June 25, 2016
https://www.amazon.com/Fatherly-Instincts-Anthology-Murder-Malice-ebook/dp/B01HKHDW7S/

Ice
Attic Ghosts Spooky Tales Podcast
Jun 5, 2016
http://www.theatticghost.com/2016/06/the-long-awaited-podcast-has-finally.html

Through the Ghostlands (reprint)
DREAD: The Best of Grey Matter Press Vol. 1
May 24, 2016
https://www.amazon.com/Dread-Dreams-Horror-Matter-Press-ebook/dp/B01G2YFQ92

Conspiracy of Ravens
A Mother’s Love – An Anthology of Murder and Mayhem
May 7, 2016
https://www.amazon.com/Mothers-Love-Anthology-Murder-Mayhem-ebook/dp/B01FCGJ6EC/

Arbitration (poem)
Prescience (poem)
Chiral Mad 3
Mar 28, 2016
https://www.amazon.com/Chiral-Mad-3-Stephen-King-ebook/dp/B01DSIPC26

Harvest of Night Seeds (reprint)
QuickFic
Mar 28, 2016

Harvest of Night Seeds by Rose Blackthorn

What We Do For Love (reprint)
QuickFic
Mar 26, 2016

What We Do for Love by Rose Blackthorn

The Bani Protocols
SNAFU: Hunters anthology
Feb 1, 2016
http://www.amazon.com/SNAFU-Hunters-James-Moore-ebook/dp/B01AERIO8S

Promises, Bliss and Lies
Fright Mare: Women Write Horror anthology
Jan 20, 2016
http://www.amazon.com/Fright-Mare-Women-Horror-Billie-Mosiman-ebook/dp/B01ATO274I

Only a Matter of Time
Not Your Average Monster anthology
Oct 29, 2015
http://www.amazon.com/Not-Your-Average-Monster-Bestiary-ebook/dp/B017E1XTUU

No Rest
Corpus Deluxe anthology
Oct 28, 2015
http://www.amazon.com/Corpus-Deluxe-Undead-Tales-Terror-ebook/dp/B01793P3MK

From Colorado
Putrefying Stories anthology
Oct 28, 2015
http://www.amazon.com/Putrefying-Stories-v01n01-Oct-2015-ebook/dp/B017A5IF86

Smoke and Memories
Eyes of Prometheus Vol. II
Oct 23, 2015
http://www.amazon.com/Eyes-Prometheus-2-Barry-Woodham-ebook/dp/B016UV02A0

Samhain Festival
Trick or Treat
The Border Into Darkness
Spooky Halloween Drabbles 2015
Oct 22, 2015
http://www.amazon.com/Spooky-Halloween-Drabbles-Druscilla-Morgan-ebook/dp/B0171WXDMQ

Worthy Vessel (Called to Battle)
Privateer Press
Oct 21, 2015
http://www.amazon.com/Worthy-Vessel-Called-Battle-Blackthorn-ebook/dp/B0170LBOZ6

A Part of You (poem)
HWA Horror Poetry Showcase year 2
Oct 12, 2015
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B016K46TXG

A Thing of Beauty (reprint)
Disturbed Digest issue #10/Sept 2015
Sept 1, 2015

Disturbed Issue #10

Obsidian Heart
Morpheus Tales issue #26
Jun 4, 2015
http://www.amazon.com/Morpheus-Tales-26-Ebook-Magazine-ebook/dp/B00YZDQHRS

Seeing the Future
Rejected anthology
Mar 4, 2015
http://www.amazon.com/Rejected-Jo-Anne-Russell-ebook/dp/B00UARXUUU

Abandoned
The Horror Society Presents: Forgotten Places anthology
Mar 1, 2015
http://www.amazon.com/Horror-Society-Presents-Forgotten-Places/dp/1505602564

Thorns, Hearts and Thistles
poetry collection
Feb 20, 2015
http://www.amazon.com/Thorns-Hearts-Thistles-Rose-Blackthorn/dp/0692393196

A Toast
Necon E-Books (website/anthology)
Feb 17, 2015 (Jan 2015 Flash Fiction contest)
http://neconebooks.com/flash.htm

Young Love
Speculative St. Valentine’s Day Drabbles 2014
Feb 4, 2015
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00T7VCFHY

Before the First Day of Winter
Twice Upon a Time anthology/The Bearded Scribe Press
Jan 15, 2015
https://www.amazon.com/Twice-Upon-Time-Reimagined-Remastered-ebook/dp/B00TKV04EC

A Merry Little Christmas
Return to Deathlehem anthology/Grinning Skull Press
Dec 23, 2014
https://www.amazon.com/Return-Deathlehem-Anthology-Holiday-Horrors-ebook/dp/B00REXTME6

Beautiful, Broken Things
Holiday Wrappings anthology/Sekhmet Press
Nov 28, 2014
http://www.amazon.com/Holiday-Wrappings-Selection-Vampires-Anthology-ebook/dp/B00PJID9G0
*no longer available

Tricks and Treats
Shock Totem 9.5: Holiday Tales of the Macabre and Twisted – Halloween 2014
Nov 11, 2014
https://www.amazon.com/Shock-Totem-9-5-Holiday-Halloween-ebook/dp/B00PIUKFTI

Breakthrough
Cranial Leakage, Tales from the Grinning Skull, Volume 1/Grinning Skull Press
Nov 7, 2014
http://www.amazon.com/Cranial-Leakage-Tales-Grinning-Skull/dp/0989026965

Beautiful, Broken Things
Wrapped in Black anthology/Sekhmet Press
Oct 15, 2014
https://www.amazon.com/Wrapped-Black-Thirteen-Witches-Occult-ebook/dp/B00OJQHOYG

The Costume Party
Languishing
The Changeling
Spooky Halloween Drabbles 2014
Oct 15, 2014
https://www.amazon.com/Spooky-Halloween-Drabbles-Jorge-Salgado-Reyes-ebook/dp/B00O2A0G9O

We Were Wolves
Massacre Magazine
Oct 1, 2014
https://www.amazon.com/Massacre-Magazine-Issue-Julia-Kavan-ebook/dp/B00O2D606Y

Contemplating Corners (poem)
Widowmakers – James Newman Benefit Anthology
Sept 16, 2014
http://www.amazon.com/Widowmakers-Anthology-Fiction-Pete-Kahle-ebook/dp/B00NN9G7U2#

When Darkness Falls, the Light
A Forest of Dreams/Fantasy Writers anthology
Sept 1, 2014
http://www.amazon.com/Forest-Dreams-Allan-B-Anderson/dp/0957113072/

Reset
Microfiction Monday Magazine
Aug 18, 2014
Microfiction Monday – Twelfth Edition

Easter Island Outing
Necon E-Books (website/anthology)
Aug 13, 2014 (Jul 2014 Flash Fiction contest)
http://neconebooks.com/flash.htm

Compromise
Horror in a Hundred/Hellnotes
Aug 6, 2014

Horror in a Hundred – Compromise by Rose Blackthorn

In the Dark
FEAR: Of the Dark anthology/Siren’s Call Publications
Jul 14, 2014
http://www.amazon.com/FEAR-Dark-Alex-Woolf-ebook/dp/B00LTXG8QW

Enamored in Darkness (poem)
HWA Horror Poetry Showcase e-book
Jul 7, 2014
https://www.amazon.com/HWA-Poetry-Showcase-Stephanie-Wytovich-ebook/dp/B00LMFFZIE

Amber Day (poem)
Evidence of Adulation (poem)
Eldritch Press online magazine
Jun 23, 2014
http://www.eldritchpress.com/rose-blackthorn.html

Let Me Entertain You
Horror in a Hundred/Hellnotes
Jun 23, 2014

Horror in a Hundred – Let Me Entertain You by Rose Blackthorn

Through the Ghostlands
Equilibrium Overturned: the Heart of Darkness Awaits/Grey Matter Press anthology
Jun 20, 2014
http://www.amazon.com/Equilibrium-Overturned-Heart-Darkness-Awaits/dp/1940658217/

Ramble On
Necon E-Books (website/anthology)
Jun 12, 2014 (May 2014 Flash Fiction contest)
http://neconebooks.com/flash.htm

Sacrifices
SpeckLit
May 31, 2014

Drabble: Sacrifices by Rose Blackthorn

Proof of Life
Necon E-Books (website/anthology)
May 13, 2014 (Apr 2014 Flash Fiction contest)
http://neconebooks.com/flash.htm

A Room With No View
The Sirens Call April 2014/Issue #14
May 9, 2014
http://www.sirenscallpublications.com/ezine.htm

Consequences
Enter at Your Own Risk: The End is the Beginning/Firbolg Publishing
May 6, 2014
https://www.amazon.com/Enter-Your-Own-Risk-Beginning-ebook/dp/B00K6G5B5M

Heartwood
Vignettes from the End of the World/Apokrupha
Apr 25, 2014
http://www.amazon.com/Vignettes-End-World-QuickLII-Volume/dp/1497431182

Acceptable Endpoint
Hellnotes/Horror in a Hundred
Apr 18, 2014

Horror in a Hundred – Acceptable Endpoint by Rose Blackthorn

Beginner’s Luck
SpeckLit
Apr 17, 2014

Drabble: Beginner’s Luck by Rose Blackthorn

Necon E-Books flash fiction/horror haiku competition
Denouement – Mar 2014 contest/published online Apr 15, 2014
http://neconebooks.com/flash-fiction

Inevitable as the Incoming Tide (poem)
Jamais Vu issue #2/Spring 2014
Apr 8, 2014
https://www.amazon.com/Jamais-Vu-Journal-Strange-Familiar-ebook/dp/B00JKT2JTC

Restless (poem)
Forever Mine (poem)
Servante of Darkness: Poetry Today #10
Apr 1, 2014
http://servanteofdarkness.blogspot.com/2014/04/poetry-today-trends-and-traditions-10.html?spref=fb

Where the Wind Blows
Death Awaits anthology/Harren Press
Mar 14, 2014
https://www.amazon.com/Death-Awaits-Scarlett-Nightmare-Book-ebook/dp/B00KGPOC6W

Barb-wire (photo)
Frosted Fence (photo)
NEAT. issue #3/Winter 2013-2014
Mar 3, 2014
http://neatmag.wordpress.com/issues/

Solitary
Necon E-Books (website/anthology)
Jan 2014 contest/published online Feb 14, 2014
http://neconebooks.com/flash.htm

The Promise (reprint)
Women in Horror issue/Sirens Call e-zine
Feb 11, 2014
http://sirenscallpublications.wordpress.com/2014/02/11/release-the-sirens-call-issue-13-women-in-horror-second-annual-edition/

The Importance of Good Grooming
Hellnotes/Horror in a Hundred
Feb 7, 2014

Horror in a Hundred – The Importance of Good Grooming by Rose Blackthorn

Grampy’s End of the World Prediction
Hellnotes/Horror in a Hundred
Feb 5, 2014

Horror in a Hundred – Grampy’s End of the World Prediction by Rose Blackthorn

Christmas in the Snow
O Little Town of Deathlehem/Grinning Skull Press
Dec 24, 2013
https://www.amazon.com/Little-Town-Deathlehem-Anthology-Holiday-ebook/dp/B00HHI05PS

Blood and Water
Stupefying Stories presents – TWO: the 2nd Annual Stupefying Stories Horror Special
published Nov 4, 2013
https://www.amazon.com/TWO-Stupefying-Stories-STUPEFYING-PRESENTS-ebook/dp/B00GFCQOLQ

The Best Costume Ever
Moonlight and Roses blog
Oct 30, 2013
https://roseblackthorn.wordpress.com/2013/10/30/the-best-costume-ever/

Black Bird
The Best of the Horror Society 2013
published Oct 15, 2013
https://www.amazon.com/Best-Horror-Society-2013-ebook/dp/B00G7YANDC

Pressed Flower Memories
Beneath Yellow Roses
Winter Wheel-Line
Doorway
Cellar Door/JWK Fiction anthology
published Sept 13, 2013
http://www.amazon.com/Cellar-Door-Beauty-Terror-Volume/dp/0615874975

What We Do For Love
69 Flavors of Paranoia
published Sep 1, 2013
http://69fop.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=481%3Awhat-we-do-for-love&catid=119%3Adinner-is-served&Itemid=633

The Punishment
Death Throes Webzine
published Aug 30, 2013
http://deaththroes.net/The_Punishment.php

A Thing of Beauty
Blood and Roses/Scarlett River Press anthology
published Aug 24, 2013
http://www.amazon.com/Blood-Roses-Roy-C-Booth/dp/1496083385

The Lilac Hedge
Eulogies II/Horror World anthology
published Jul 7, 2013
http://www.amazon.com/Eulogies-II-Cellar-Christopher-Jones/dp/0979234654

Harvest of Night Seeds
Barnyard Horror/JWK Fiction anthology
published Jul 6, 2013
http://www.amazon.com/Barnyard-Horror-James-Ward-Kirk/dp/0615844987

Ice
Interstellar Fiction
published Jul 1, 2013
http://interstellarfiction.com/fiction/ice-by-rose-blackthorn/
http://interstellarfiction.com/nonfiction/contributor-qa/qa-with-rose-blackthorn/

Coming of Age
Shifters/Hazardous Press anthology
published Jun 14, 2013
http://www.amazon.com/Shifters-Shapeshifter-Anthology-Robert-Helmbrecht/dp/0615829783

Dog Days
Another 100 Horrors/Cruentus Libri Press anthology
published Jun 14, 2013
*no longer available
http://www.amazon.com/Another-100-Horrors-Kevin-Bufton/dp/1489514279

No Comfort
Books of the Dead Press flash fiction
published May 4, 2013
http://www.booksofthedeadpress.com/2013/05/flash-fiction-by-rose-blackthorn.html

Waterless  **(winner of P&E Reader’s Poll Horror Short Story category)
Buzzy Mag
published May 3, 2013

Waterless by Rose Blackthorn

Skraelings
Horrific History/Hazardous Press anthology
published Apr 26, 2013
http://www.amazon.com/Horrific-History-Robert-Helmbrecht/dp/0615807348

Necon E-Books Best of 2012 Flash Fiction Anthology/published Apr 18, 2013
including the following stories:
A Good Year
Bard’s Return
Weeping Willow
Status Update
For Some Peace
Eloping From Pompeii
The Changeling/published Apr 2, 2013
https://www.amazon.com/Necon-Books-Fiction-Anthology-Anthologies-ebook/dp/B00C6NC5ZM

From the Depths
From Beyond the Grave/Grinning Skull Press anthology
published Mar 8, 2013
https://www.amazon.com/Beyond-Grave-Collection-Ghostly-Tales-ebook/dp/B00BR0P8O0

Safe and Secure
The Wicked Library podcast
published Jan 17, 2013
http://www.hipcast.com/podcast/HwGYM3ds

Fin
Dark Moon Digest Issue #10
published Dec 15, 2012
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/098855691X

Neptune Dreams
Fear the Abyss/Post Mortem Press anthology
published Dec 4, 2012
http://www.amazon.com/Fear-Abyss-Post-Mortem-Press/dp/0615732518

Zombie Love
SNM Horror Magazine
published Oct 1, 2012
http://www.snmhorrormag.com/snmdarkpoetryon.htm

Bacon Rapt
The Lost Colony
Outside the Locks
A Quick Bite of Flesh anthology/Hazardous Press
published on Kindle Sept 21, 2012
published on POD Oct 1, 2012
http://www.amazon.com/Quick-Bite-Flesh-Anthology-Fiction/dp/0615706584

What We Do For Love
Kazka Press 713 Flash
published Sept 1, 2012
http://www.kazkapress.net/ *no longer available on website

Eidiss
The Ghost IS the Machine/Post Mortem Press
published Aug 14, 2012
http://www.amazon.com/Ghost-Machine-Post-Mortem-Press/dp/0615675506

Blood Holds True
Scarlett River Press charity anthology/Scarlet Whispers
published May 14, 2012
http://www.amazon.com/Scarlet-Whispers-Scarlett-River-Press/dp/0987744224

Cast of Wonders YA podcast/Mar 30, 2012
A Good Harvest
Molly’s Garden
April in Autumn
http://www.castofwonders.org/2012/03/31/ep32-flash-collection-i-by-rose-blackthorn/

Totally Scary – published in Flashes in the Dark/Feb 21, 2012
http://flashesinthedark.com/2012/02/21/totally-scary-by-rose-blackthorn/

Untether’d – published in Stupefying Stories/Jan 2012
https://www.amazon.com/Stupefying-Stories-L-Joseph-Shosty-ebook/dp/B006Y04BBY

Necon E-Books flash fiction competition
Leaves – Sept competition/Oct 6, 2011
Samhain Festival – Oct competition/Nov 8, 2011
Story Time – Oct competition/exclusive to end of year anthology
Languishing – Oct competition/exclusive to end of year anthology
Lord of the Dead – Nov competition/Dec 8, 2011
A Different Christmas Tradition – Dec competition/Jan 7, 2012
The Longest Night of the Year – Dec competition/Jan 7, 2012
* all of the above to be included in the 2011 Flash Anthology */published Mar 14, 2012
https://www.amazon.com/Necon-Books-Fiction-Anthology-Anthologies-ebook/dp/B007VIGNYG

The Promise – published in New Dawn Fades anthology/Nov 2011
http://www.amazon.com/Dawn-Fades-Post-Mortem-Press/dp/061556657X

Full of Shadows – published in Flashes in the Dark/Oct 4, 2011
http://flashesinthedark.com/2011/10/04/full-of-shadows-by-rose-blackthorn/

Epiphany (poem) – published in The Pagan Friends/July 31, 2011
http://thepaganfriends.wordpress.com/#blackthorn

Safe and Secure – published in Absent Willow Review/May 15, 2010
–          defunct online webzine

The Olwen of the Wynne – published in Realms Magazine/Spring 2010
http://www.amazon.com/Realms-Quarterly-Journal-Fantasy-Fiction/dp/1452845158

Shadows – published in Encounters Magazine/Spring 2010
http://www.amazon.com/Encounters-Magazine-Black-Matrix-Publishing/dp/1451556934

 

 

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