Allusionary Assembly

The Writing of Kerry E.B. Black


published works

Full Moon Slaughter

Full Moon Slaughter 2It terrifies us that an innocent face can mask evil.

Shifters. Lycanthropes. Werewolves. Secrets hidden beneath the skin of seemingly normal people. Be they metaphors or deep-rooted fears of the nature of man, these creatures claw their way through our imaginations.

Compiled by Toneye Eyenot and Nick Hatfield, Full Moon Slaughter 2 is a monstrous volume of tales that explores these fascinating creatures, and I’m thrilled to have two short stories included. Available through Amazon and a number of other sources, it promises a lot of hair-raising horror for your enjoyment. In fact, it is free for Kindle Unlimited subscribers. Do you dare check it out?


I’ve also a story in the first Full Moon Slaughter, which is also available on Amazon, and it is also available free for Kindle Unlimited subscribers.


New Anthology – and I’ve a small part within!

I’m thrilled to be a part of this new anthology!



Twisted Fairy Tale Anthology.

Published by Catterfly Publishing, an OWS Ink LLC subsidiary

Where the fairytale ends, and the reflection begins

OWS Ink, LLC is very excited to announce the publication of our 2017 anthology, Mirror & Thorns. Just in time for Halloween, these fourteen stories from fourteen different authors will have you curled up on the couch ignoring those trick or treaters! These exceptional tales will stay with you long after the last page. This collection of short stories releases on Wednesday, October, 25th, 2017, and a Facebook Release Party open to the public occurs on  October 21, 2017. (

The authors have weaved each one of these enchanting stories with quirky and intriguing characters as well as plots with compelling twists. You can learn more about these authors and the anthology by following along with the book blog tour which begins on on October 20th.  Preorders will begin at the Facebook event on the 21st.

A dark fairy tale collection from the twisted pens of:

J.M. Ames, Kerry E.B. Black, J.K. Allen, C.L. Bledsoe, Lucy Palmer, Stacy Overby, T.S. Dickerson, Edward Ahern, Melanie Noell Bernard, S.L. Scott, Sarah Nour, Paul Stansbury, Cassidy Taylor, and J. Lee Strickland.

To learn more about this new anthology visit Our Write Side (

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To arrange an author interview, review copies, photos, or for additional information please contact Amanda Mabry, Executive Marketing Director OWS Ink

Twisted Fairy Tale Anthology.

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Darkly Never After

The author's horror selfie.

Of all the anthologies in which I have published works, this is one of my favorites. All proceeds from Darkly Never After go to pediatric cancer research. I have two short stories and a scattering of poems included.

One story follows a home health care worker on a swampy assignment. The other looks into the dark influence of jealousy.

However, it is to go out of print soon, so if you want a copy for a good cause, head to:

or other outlets and snag a copy!


Tales From the Blue Gonk

These anthologies hold a smorgasbord of flash fiction, including ten of mine! Offered by Thirteen O’Clock Press, these little frights can be purchased through various retailers including, of course, Amazon.

AND, breaking news, I’ll have another 5 bites of flash fiction in the upcoming Blue Gonk anthology, to be released soon.

Bones III


A boy digs in his sandbox and makes an incriminating and improbable discovery in my story which is included in this fine anthology of creepy tales.

Available at Amazon:

Anything Goes Volume 2

In this anthology, I have a story called “Home for the Holidays” in which the hero survives a crash and a close encounter with a mythical being in a Pennsylvania wood when driving Home for the Holidays.

Anything Goes 2

The eclectic collection of tales is available at 

Sins Series

In this anthology of historical horrors, I have a short story of Tudor terror called Maleficium.

Sins of the Past



The second installment of the anthology is called Sins of the Future, and my short story places the Malefic Demons in an age when books are maligned antiques.

Sins of the Future

The editors of this series are working to release the latest installment of the Sins of Time series, Sins of Elsen When, later in 2016. Visit The Sins of Time Site for more information.



War Anthology

Published through 13 O’Clock Press, this book packs a punch. I have two shorts in this collection of war time stories. “Set for the Charge” and “Summoning War.” I hope you’ll check them out.


Quietly Ross

My short story, Quietly Ross, means a great deal to me. It is about a little boy terrified by a night time visitor he thinks only he can see. The story is included in these two excellent anthologies, both available for purchase through Amazon.

Writers' Anarchy IV Horror 2

Beyond the Nightlight


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