Fall 2018 Flash Fiction Contest Winners

Here are the winning stories from F-BOM’s Fall 2018 flash fiction contest, Darkness Spreads, judged by Chrysoula Tzavelas. Did you miss the contest this quarter? Our next topic will be revealed in February. Follow us on Facebook for updates. Click here for submission guidelines. Winner, Most Imaginative Scenario: Nemesis by Courtney B. She lowers herself onto her knees before the… Read More

The Imperial Alchemist: F-BOM Book of the Month Review

Here’s our spoiler-free review of The Imperial Alchemist by A.H. Wang. Get your copy by becoming a member today and then join us in the brand-new Member Portal to get your questions answered by A.H. Wang! Two thousand years ago, Emperor Qin sent his trusted adviser Hsu Fu on a quest for immortality. He was never seen again. Now,… Read More

Summer 2018 Flash Fiction Contest Winners

Here are the winning stories from F-BOM’s Summer 2018 flash fiction contest, Lead Astray, judged by Fiona J.R. Titchenell. Did you miss the contest this quarter? Our next topic will be revealed in November. Follow us on Facebook for updates. Click here for submission guidelines. First place: Longing for Addiction by Catriona Huber It caught the sun just right, always.… Read More

Spring 2018 Flash Fiction Contest Winners

Here are the winning stories from F-BOM’s Spring 2018 flash fiction contest, Someone Is Watching, judged by C.A. Hartman. Did you miss the contest this quarter? Our next topic will be revealed in August, during our interview with Fiona J.R. Titchenell. Follow us on Facebook for updates. Click here for submission guidelines. First place: Societal Ants by Agajem Jemima Japhet… Read More

Happy Birthday, F-BOM! Here’s Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going

It’s our birthday!  Well, kind of. We began in November 2016 when Lindsey registered F-BOM as a business with the state of Minnesota. And before that, we were a media review blog Her Story Arc. And before that, we were Lindsey’s personal blog. As they say, Rome wasn’t built in a day. But one year… Read More

The Werewolf Whisperer Book Review

This past weekend I was lucky enough to get to sit down with Camilla Ochlan and Bonita Gutierrez, co-authors of The Werewolf Whisper, an independent urban fantasy series about a pair of women who team up in the aftermath of a “werewolf apocalypse”. When the Kyon Virus infects huge portions of the population, it has… Read More