Prose Opiate just made it’s first Audiobook!

Using the material submitted to us by our great writing contest participants, Prose Opiate has just branched out into the world of audio recordings. Clark Endicott, writer of our March 2021 Science Fiction Short Story Contest, gave us permission to record his work and turn it into an audiobook. After days of recording, video editing,Continue reading “Prose Opiate just made it’s first Audiobook!”

The Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Universe Part 6: Government

I have had an extremely hard time writing this. There’s a reason why a lawyer’s vocation is called a practice. The subject is so vast that no one person can boast such a knowledge of it to be considered truly done with their training. The human mind just isn’t that capable, and boiling it downContinue reading “The Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Universe Part 6: Government”

Horror – Today

Prose Opiate’s first themed contest is all about horror, and it can be an intimidating genre, especially for those who don’t usually dabble in expressing the dark side of the human psyche. We usually begin by asking ourselves ‘What’s scary?” But that’s the wrong question. We should be asking ourselves, “What is horrifying?” I wasContinue reading “Horror – Today”

The Point of Prose Opiate

Writers, even on their best days, often have trouble motivating themselves to write. They have no audience, receive no feedback, and are often discouraged by a society that doesn’t value their passion. We created Prose Opiate to fix this. We want to be your reason to write. More than that, we want to motivate youContinue reading “The Point of Prose Opiate”