Rated M for mature readers

Author Jan L. Mayes Reader Experience Ratings: E for Everyone, PG-13, and M for mature.

Given recent confusion, I have decided to update my blog categories to help readers’ find the writing they want without exposing them to unwanted content. Over the next few days, I will be updating my blog with a system of blog post ratings: E for Everyone, PG-13, and M for mature. In the absence of …

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Free Halloween Horror Stories 2019

My favourite annual holiday is arriving soon: Halloween. I always write some creepy flash fiction in honour of the occasion. This year I’ve put together an eerie collection of tiny tales that includes 2 new mini-stories and 3 reader favourites in an eBooklet of free Halloween Horror Stories 2019. Some of these horror stories contain …

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Regretfully Invited

[Fiction, horror. 15+ Mature content not suitable for young or sensitive readers.]  While temporarily working at a tinnitus clinic, Dr. Bell uses audiologist Dr. Mallory Stapes to help him find subjects meeting the inclusion criteria for his next tinnitus cure study. Unfortunately, Dr. Stapes doesn’t realize exactly what horrifying study methods Dr. Bell is planning on …

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Doctor Bell Tinnitus Cure Study 421: Rotary

Could I write a story in 50 words? It was Halloween 2016, and I wanted to write a quick flash fiction story. Inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s famous heart wrenching 6 word story: “For sale, baby shoes, never worn.” The result is the Doctor Bell Tinnitus Cure Study 421: Rotary. I’m no Ernest Hemingway, so I …

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