Burnt Tongues by

Burnt Tongues

329 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

fiction horror short stories dark medium-paced


Transgressive fiction authors write stories some are afraid to tell. Stories with taboo subjects, unique voices, shocking images--nothing safe or dry. Burnt Tongues is a collection of transgressive stories selected by a rigorous nomination and vet...

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dark 100%
funny 75%
tense 75%
challenging 50%
emotional 25%
sad 25%


medium 50%
fast 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 66% | A mix: 33%

Strong character development?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Loveable characters?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 66% | No: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | N/A: 25%

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