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Wonderland Book Award Preliminary Voting Begins Now!

Voting for the Wonderland Book Award preliminary ballot begins now for the Best Bizarro Novel and Best Bizarro Collection of 2015. Please send your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place votes in the Novel and Collection categories to with the subject line “Wonderland Book Award Preliminary Ballot.” Preliminary voting ends August 1st. NOTE TO AUTHORS […]

Flash Fiction Friday: 2015 New Bizarro Authors, Pt. 1

For this week and the next two Flash Fiction Friday will exhibit excerpts of The New Bizarro Author Series for 2015. Rainbows Suck by Madeleine Swann (Buy It Now!) The doors exploded open, neon pinks, purples and blues bursting onto the streets and the skin of those waiting. The others cheered, but Tilli remained quietly […]

Dilation Exercise 103

Below you’ll find Alan M. Clark’s weekly Dilation Exercise. Please look at the picture, read the caption, above and below the image, and allow your imagination to go to work on it. If the artwork inspires an idea, please use the comment feature to tell us something about it. Need a further explanation? Go to […]

15 Tips For Naming Your Characters… Bizarro Or Otherwise

by Jess Gulbranson “Naming characters is like naming rock bands, only not as much fun. Unless your character’s name is Fudge Whistle, in which case it’s exactly the same amount of fun.” -John Skipp Okay, let’s get serious for a moment. There are a lot of hard parts to writing- it isn’t all cashing royalty […]

Biomega – It Ain’t Your Grandfather’s Cyberpunk

by Karl Fischer Over the years, I’ve tried to get my peers into manga and I often run up against the same critique: “It just doesn’t interest me.” What I think they mean to say is that they’re not interested in saccharine love triangles with bubble-breasted schoolgirls fighting tentacle demons from Beyond the Veil. Fair […]

Bizarro Books

2016 NOVELS/NOVELLAS Aunt Poster by John Wayne Communale Automated Daydreaming by William Pauley III Bacon Fried Bastard by David Barbee Bastard Virtues by Daulton Dickey Bonespin Slipspace by Leo X. Robertson Building Heaven by Andrew Osborne Charge Land by John Wayne Communale Death Gets A Book by Frank Edler Dope Tits by Bix Skahill Drunk […]


EDITORS David W. Barbee FICTION EDITOR Eric Hendrixson If you would like to submit flash fiction to Bizarro Central, contact the editor for submission guidelines. CONTRIBUTORS Adam Bolivar Alan M Clark Andrew Wayne Adams Anita Dalton Billy Hysteria Bradley Sands Cameron Pierce Carlton Mellick III Chris Boyle David Barbee Edmund Colell G. Arthur Brown Gabino […]

Bizarro Authors

OTHER WRITERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE BIZARRO GENRE G. Arthur Brown, Andrew Wayne Adams, Tamara Romero, J W Wargo, ST Cartledge, Gabino Iglesias, Michael Kazepis, Tiffany Scandal, Troy Chambers, S.D. Foster, Eric Beeny, Nicole Cushing, James Steele, Kirk Jones, Edmund Colell, Daniel Scott Buck, Sam Reeve, Lance Carbuncle,  Chrissy Horchheimer, Brian Keene, Edward Lee, JF Gonzalez, Wrath James White, Bryan Smith, Sam Pink, Jonathan Moon, Steven Rage, Duncan B Barlow, Tom […]

Ball Busting Interview with Lazar Jones, Smut Peddler

Lazar Jones. Lazar Jones. LAZAR JONES! We’ve all heard the buzz, but most of us are probably thinking that everyone is talking about this guy: Turns out THIS IS NOT LAZAR JONES. But THIS is: Family resemblance? A home DNA test will be the judge. Recently this tantalizing little ebook appeared on my radar: After […]

Flash Fiction Friday: The Night We Killed Trogbrain

by Karl A. Fischer The night we killed Trogbrain was the night I made a promise. “John,” I said, “I would fight you.” “What?” “For you. I would get into a fight for you.” Your mouth was full of grittlecakes. “I don’t have enemies.” “The persistent threat of oblivion isn’t enemy enough?” “Mythology.” You swallowed […]