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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!

Null Point

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


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

Sunshine Boy

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

Decoy and Retrofit

BL Apocalypse Sci-Fi, 16+
Novel complete!


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


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


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!


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!


Dark Fantasy Western, 16+
Vol 1 complete!


Science Fiction Mystery Drama, 16+
Series complete!

Tokyo Demons

Fully-voiced audio book
Book 1 complete!

Dire Hearts

Fantasy Adventure, 13+
On hiatus

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The Final Issue

November 24th, 2020
To our dearest readers and supporters, Wow. We originally planned to release this final issue of the magazine back in the summer or fall of 2019, after we took a few weeks off from our hectic Sparkler schedules to focus on our own lives for a bit. But a few weeks turned into a month, […]

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 […]

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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