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Tokyo Demons

Urban Fantasy Adventure Drama, 16+
Updates every other month

Life’s a Witch so Roll a Die

Fantasy RPG Podcast, 16+
Updates monthly

A Call Away From Home

LGBT+ Slice of Life, 13+
Updates Thurs (1 page)

The Jackson Lunta Snow Dance Song

LGBT+ Hockey Magic, 13+
Series complete, ebook soon!

Never Heroes: Yellow Hearts

LGBT+ Character Drama, 16+
Updates Tues (1 page)

Null Point

Friendship/sports drama, 13+
Updates Thurs (1 page)

Firebird

Dark drama/romance, 13+
Updates Thurs (1 page)

Sunshine Boy

LGBT+ Slice of Life, 13+
Updates Wed (2 pages)

Heart of Gold

LGBT+ Romantic Mystery/Drama, 16+
Updates Wed (2 pages)

Magical How?

Magical Girl/Boys' Love Comedy, 16+
Updates Wed (1 page)
Paperback available!

Knights-Errant

LGBT+ Historical Drama, 16+
Updates Tues (1 page)

Decoy and Retrofit

BL Apocalypse Sci-Fi, 16+
Novel complete!

Windrose

Historical Adventure LGBT, 13+
Updates Tues (1 page)

Before You Go

Girl’s Love Sweet Romance, 13+
Story #3 complete, now an ebook!

Orange Junk

Shojo Romantic Comedy, 13+
Updates Mon/Fri (1 page)

Out of Sync

Boy's Love Idol Romance, 16+
Complete video game! New story Feb 2018!

Dead Endings

Dark Comedy Ghost Story, 16+
Updates vary

Short Stories (prose)

One-shot prose stories
Newest story: The Get-Together by Anne Camlin

Lettera

Comedy Fantasy Adventure, 16+
Series complete!

Nine Circles

Modern drama/horror, 16+
Updates vary

Situation Audio Dramas

One-shot audio stories
Last update: Bad Chemistry, Feb 2016

Sparkler Podcast

Industry news, Feminism, Geekiness, 16+
Updates vary

The Cat Lover’s Circumstances

Geeky Modern Comedy, 13+
Last update: Chap 8, Jan 2017

Off*Beat

Boy’s Love Mystery Drama
Series complete!

Sparkler RPG: ESPU

Urban Fantasy Game, 16+
Updates vary

Mahou Josei Chimaka

Magical Girl Woman Satire, 16+
Series complete!

Witch’s Quarry

LGBT Fantasy Adventure, 16+
Vol 2 complete!

Skyglass

Sci-Fi Musician Drama, 16+
Novel complete!

Dusk in Kalevia

Alt History Boy’s Love Supernatural, 16+
Novel complete!

Shut In Shut Out

Modern-day Friendship Drama, 13+
Story complete!

For Peace

Lady Trucker Romance, 16+
Series complete!

Dinner Ditz

Boy’s Love Cooking Comedy, 13+
Series complete!

Inhabitant of Another Planet

LGBT Historical Romance Drama, 13+
Series complete! New ebook!

The Ring of Saturn

Musical Historical Drama, 13+
Series complete!

Gatesmith

Dark Fantasy Western, 16+
Vol 1 complete!

Awake

Science Fiction Mystery Drama, 16+
Series complete!

Tokyo Demons

Fully-voiced audio book
Book 1 complete!

Gauntlet

Survival Horror, Romance, 16+
Novel complete!

Dire Hearts

Fantasy Adventure, 13+
On hiatus

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The Second-to-last Sparkler

July 31st, 2019
At this point, most of you know that Sparkler is coming to an end after next issue. We’re still chugging along trying to finish off the year, though with our staff scattering and looking for work it took a bit longer than usual. Anyway, we’re all still glad you’re here reading this! We want to […]

Important news about the future of Sparkler

June 12th, 2019
Hi everyone, We have some unfortunate news. Chromatic Press will be shutting down our major publishing operations at the beginning of August. The final issue of Sparkler Monthly will come out in July, two issues from now–the final issue of Year 6 will now be the final issue of the entire magazine. After that, we […]

EDITORIAL: Year 4 Submissions Special: Sparkler School Storytelling 101

August 30th, 2016
Welcome to the first installment of Sparkler School, our series of in-depth guidelines for developing your own fiction! This was originally a Member Exclusive, but we've decided to post a free online version in honor of our Open Submissions (Sept 2016). Enjoy!
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