The Nickronomicon

Horror and Fantasy fiction posted by Nicholas Paschall every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. 

November 21, 2019

The smell of rotting flesh was pungent on this vista, pungent enough to attract the attention of one lonely vulture looking for a not-so-fresh meal. Flying high in the clear blue sky, it spied the lower half of a human, baking in the desert sun between rock formations....

September 13, 2019

Been a while, I know, but I promise I'm hard at work on a few projects. The third novel in the Broken Gods series will likely be published in early 2020, and I have a few more manuscripts I'm working on to introduce to publishers.

As for the movie, here we go!

THE GOOD...

August 21, 2019

A tale of the horrors of the Deep Web!

August 2, 2019

“… and so we hereby find you, Michael Scott, guilty of illegal pacts with the Devil and for the practice of sorcery.”

Michael stood there, stoically staring off into space with his hands held taut in ropes, his giant shoulders straight and his muscled arms defined. His...

May 22, 2019

Blinking, Brandon slowly woke with the realization that something was wrong. His arms spread wide, painfully so. He was in his evening wear and tied to a rough tree, one he’d seen a dozen times, if not more. Flexing against the restraints, he pulled and twisted until h...

April 11, 2019

“There! Look, there he is!” Bill exclaimed excitedly in a hushed whisper. He and I had been sitting in a deer blind for the better part of a day, camped just above a creek that he claimed all the woodland critters used.

He’d made that claim at four in the morning when w...

March 29, 2019

“All right my young apprentice, let’s get a move on!” Professor Nickels shouted as he leaped from standing pillar to standing pillar, ignoring the darkened recesses far below them. The portly man, miniature in stature, never seemed to have any problem moving along in t...

March 25, 2019

I was invited to an automotive-based anthology about a month ago by Darkwater Syndicate. This book will be home to stories by Stephen King, Guy N. Smith, and David Owain Hughes, to name a few.

My tale is one of dark secrets and sacrifice, with a foul entity that lurks i...