Short Stories by Diane Telgen

The Quiet Ones

In 2022, the terrific online horror/dystopia literary zine The Quiet Ones featured my debut short story for adults! Click here to read Vol. 1, issue 2, which contains my “Labor and Delivery.” If you’ve ever been gaslit by the medical profession, you might enjoy this tale which takes place in the aftermath of an alien invasion.

Content warning: this story is for adults! Contains adult language and horror violence.

13 Candles: Halloween Tales of Tricks & Transformation

This YA collection included my short story “Hellmuffin,” about a farm teen who discovers there’s something unusual about the feral “kitten” she’s half-tamed…

Published 2017, currently out of print.