THE NEON CHURCH

A new story of the wild, weird, and wondrous, delivered every month.
A short story.

A short story.

May 2024 — Aden Albert

What am I going to do with you? The little girl looks at him. What do you mean? It’s something I say because I love you, he says, in the beginning of the story.

End of the Road

End of the Road

April 2024 — Aden Albert

Pash waits in a public place to talk to Walker Tilley for her school project. She’s told a friend. But she doesn’t know Walker, or how he's going to react.

We, the Dark

We, the Dark

March 2024 — Aden Albert

We have lived here for a long time. We have slept for a long time. But now we are awake. And we do what we cannot escape.

Advance Against Royalties

Advance Against Royalties

February 2024 — Aden Albert

Twelfth and Semple's Used Books is the target for desperate people's last big score. Sanna is no different. Except she has no intention of ever coming back.

Our Labors End

Our Labors End

January 2024 — Aden Albert

The light never changes. There is no day or night. There is the Fisher, and the boat, and the Spout, and the work, forever.

Howard

Howard

November 2023 — Aden Albert

How did Howard's life turn out like this? A grinding job in a ground-down town, in a story from THE LAND OF CLOSED DOORS.

The Three Chores

The Three Chores

October 2023 — Aden Albert

Hanmui must complete three chores before she can go the banquet, in a tale from the world of THE WIRE ROAD.

audio _ course & guided _ tour .mp3

audio _ course & guided _ tour .mp3

September 2023 — Aden Albert

This transcript provided by the Village Council, who may or may not have things to hide.

Scarlet

Scarlet

August 2023 — Aden Albert

A brutal murder in a small village. Two investigators come from the city to solve it.

No Questions Asked

No Questions Asked

July 2023 — Aden Albert

A violent, profane fever dream of a story about Jerzy, and what he does when he gets out. The first story from THE LAND OF CLOSED DOORS.

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