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David Schembri

Biography:

David Schembri is an Australian Writer, who's fiction has appeared in: The Horror Day Anthology, issues 7, 9, & 14 of Ripples Magazine, The Writing Show 2005 & 2007, the Black Box Anthology, FlashSpec Volume 2, Flashshots, LovePoetry, AntipodeanSF, Pen Pricks, MicroHorror, Backhand Stories, The Specusphere, Long Story Short, Boston Literary Magazine, The Sruffy Dog Review, The Short Story Library, and House Of Horror. David was on the Australian Shadows Awards judging panel in 2006, a Ditmar nominated Fan Artist, and is a AHWA committee member.

David was also the Art Director for Midnight Echo 1, 2, and 3.

 

The Latest . . .

War Of Me - Out in January, 2010!
This Vampire Flash Story is appearing in the UK Zine: House Of Horror in their 8th Issue! An audio version of this story is also being discussed with the publisher.

Psycho Circus - Out Now!
The Scruffy Dog Review!
http://sdr.colingalbraith.co.uk/


On The Seventh Day -
Out Now!
Beware if you are religously inclined. This micro story has biten a few in the wrong way... It's getting some nice comments though.

http://shortstory.us.com/

 

Full Writing Credits

Touched (2006)
Short Story

was Published on Friday the 13th of October, in the:
Horror Day Anthology 2006

editied by Martin Livings and Stephanie Gunn.


Touched (2007)
Short Story

Published in January 2007
Ripples Magazine: Issue 7
along with David's Illustration:
"The Distorted Face."

Over the Eyes
Flash Fiction Story
The BLACKBOX Anthology to be released in 2008.
Published by Brimstone Press.

Judging Comments
Australian Shadows Judging Report
Published in 2007
Australian Horror Writers Association.


World of Amusements
Flash Fiction Story

Ripples Magazine: Issue 9


Hearts of Winter
Flash Fiction Story
FLASHSPEC Volume 2
Published by Equilibrium Books (2007).


Eat up
Micro Fiction Story
FLASHSHOT: Daily Genre Micro-Fiction.
Published by GM Thomas.


Night, night.
Micro Fiction Story
FLASHSHOT: Daily Genre Micro-Fiction.
Published by GM Thomas.


The Noise Upstairs.
Micro Fiction Story
FLASHSHOT: Daily Genre Micro-Fiction.
Published by GM Thomas.


The Reaction
Flash Fiction Story
AntipodeanSF: Issue 123.


The Iron Fist.
Micro Fiction Story
FLASHSHOT: Daily Genre Micro-Fiction.
Published by GM Thomas.


The Prolonging.
Micro Fiction Story
Pen Pricks: 55 word Micro-Fiction.
Published by Black Ink Tales Publishing.


Man of the Parlor.
Micro Fiction Story
FLASHSHOT: Daily Genre Micro-Fiction.

Published by GM Thomas.


Storm of the Father.
Micro Fiction Story
MICRO HORROR: Short Stories - Endless Nightmares.

Published by Nathan Rosen.


Chamber of Echoes.

Flash Fiction Story
BACKHAND STORIES.

Published by BACKHAND MEDIA - Martin Bell.


A Night in Funland.
Flash Fiction Story
MICRO HORROR: Short Stories - Endless Nightmares.

Published by Nathan Rosen.


Despair of the Hunted
Flash Fiction Vampire Story
Ripples Magazine: Sam Cousins - Issue 14


Nigel's Evening.
Flash Fiction Comedy Story
THE SPECUSPHERE: WEBZINE - ISSUE 5 - NOV-DEC.

Published by Stephen Thompson.


Gaitrel the Black.
Flash Fiction Story
THE SPECUSPHERE: WEBZINE - ISSUE 6 - JAN-FEB.

Published by Stephen Thompson.


Vixen
Flash Fiction
Long Story Short: An Ezine for Writers
Appearing in their June Issue.

Editor: Linda Barnett-Johnson


A Way to Conquer Fear
Micro Fiction
FLASHSHOT: Daily Micro Fiction.
To appear later in 2009.

Editor: Guy Koehler
Editor/Publisher: G. W. Thomas


You
Love Poem

LovePoetry.com
Appearing indefinitely


The Spectre.
Flash Fiction Story
THE SPECUSPHERE: WEBZINE - July Issue - 2009

Published by Stephen Thompson.


Clearing The Sty.
Flash Fiction Story

BOSTON LITERARY MAGAZINE - SUMMER ISSUE.
Published by Robin Stratton.


Psycho Circus.
Flash Fiction Story
The Scruffy Dog Review
Published by Brenda Birch
.


On The Seveth Day.
Micro Fiction Story
The Short Story Library
Published by Casey Quinn
.


War Of Me.
Flash Fiction Story
House Of Horror
Published by Sam Cox
.

 

Pod Casts

The 14 Days of Halloween
Reading a section from his novel 'Mercy's End'
Section title: Why did the children scream?

Published by The Wriing Show (2005) as part if their Halloween special.

The 2007 Halloween Gast Fest
Reading his short story: The Tuning of Hex
Published by The Wriing Show (2007) as part if their 9 day Halloween special.


 

For David's Artwork, please visit:

http://davidschembri.blogspot.com

 

David has been the swift dark horse of dark fiction, careening past more established writers to assume a constant spot in our top ten most popular shows of all time. His secret? He captures the imagination.

Paula B.
The Writing Show
http://www.writingshow.com

A thank you goes out to Claire Barber for her overseeing eye. Thank you for putting up with my drafts! ;-)

David lives in the mountains of Victoria with his lovely wife and two children, his greatest achievements.