Bethany Ebert


Bethany Ebert was raised in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. She moved to Duluth, Minnesota in 2006 for college, where she studied English Literature. She currently works as a janitor.

In her spare time, Ms. Ebert enjoys listening to music. Her favorite genres are punk, post-grunge, alternative, and pop-punk. She also enjoys creating art, singing, and hanging out with her cat, Pumpkin.

Ms. Ebert is a secular Buddhist. She has been practicing since 2002 but is always learning new things. At one time, her name was Joshua, but she has since changed it to Bethany. She uses the pronouns she/her/hers.

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How to Get to the Future
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
After a one-night-stand between roommates Keahi and Dave, things get complicated. Keahi is forced to sleep on the couch for a week before confronting Dave about the situation. They fight. The other roommates take Dave's side, and Keahi is left homeless. He tries to get through the semester on his own, but it's difficult. Life is looking bleak.
Fish Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A short story, set in the same universe as Aloha from Hell. It's 1987 in Waina Nui, Hawaii. After a broken engagement, Amanda Johnson is throwing herself into her waitress job at the Keystone Sack bar. One of the customers gives her his business card. She doesn't expect much, just a date to put herself back out there, but life is full of surprises.
Disarray, Regret
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » Female authors
An unflinching collection of free-verse poetry, mostly following the poet's life adventures from the years 2012 to 2016. Topics include family estrangement, run-ins with the law, hood rat funerals, and unrequited love. A good chunk of these poems were written while the poet awaited sentencing on assault charges and was convinced she was about to get killed by the other party.
Gutter Sludge: Poems from Your Scary Ex
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 580. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Female authors, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
In today's world, women go missing, sexual exploitation is rampant, and justice remains unserved. This book of free-verse poetry describes the situation from a survivor's perspective. Who is the enemy? What can be done? There are no easy answers. Topics include guilt, anger, abuse, violence in the media, missing and murdered Indigenous women, estrangement, and classic cinema, among other things.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
When his long-term boyfriend dies in a car crash, twenty-nine-year-old Hudson Brenner is left to survive on the streets. He applies to live at the Providence Artist Commune, an apartment complex for actors and artists. To his surprise, he's accepted in. But life at Providence proves difficult.
A Is for Austerity
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A two-chapter vignette, set in the Deathskull Bombshell universe. It's 1996, recess in Wisconsin. Parker Beloit kicks a soccer ball - straight into Nick O'Doole's science project! It's hate at first sight. After some harsh words are exchanged, they end up in after-school detention with the cruel Ms. Lehmann.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Annoyed and disturbed by the sexual harassment she faces on a daily basis, introverted Frances Dunson burns herself with cigarettes in order to feel normal. When Lou Pinkham asks her out on a date, she agrees, not really knowing what she's signed up for. She struggles with the mundane pressures of traditional dating roles, and in the end, eschews them in order to suffer on her own terms.
Aloha from Hell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Straight-laced accounting student Dave Sommer rents a house with three of his friends in college. Due to financial troubles, they take on a fifth roommate. Keahi Takegawa is an Environmental Science major, a fan of comic books and rock music. Attracted and embarrassed, Dave struggles through the semester, until finally the tension reaches its inevitable conclusion.
Writer's Block
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
An old woman decides to beat writer's block by describing her creative muse as a prostitute, a drill sergeant, and a psychopathic rapist.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 580. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » Female authors
Haiku from a Midwestern twenty-something stripper-turned-poet, mostly wish fulfillment and anger fantasies. Some explicit content.
The Moon Is Always Bisexual
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » Female authors
Macabre feminist poetry collection. Free-verse/non-rhyming, haiku, list poetry, and song lyrics. Topics range from femme fetale serial killers, gay re-imaginings of Shakespeare, Greek mythology, the Cold War as a metaphor for doomed lesbian love, poverty, classism and racism within shared spaces, fatphobia, hair removal, and gory self-immolation as a plausible solution for the poetic process.
The Opportunist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Erotica » Comedy/Humor
Beautiful, goal-oriented, and just a bit manipulative, Rebecca Stone has never had a problem getting her way. When her fiancé distances himself, she's at a loss. Was it something she said? She tries her best to win him back, but the dead look in his eyes has her heartbroken. She distracts herself with wedding preparations and retail therapy before the big day. Then her ex shows up.
Deathskull Bombshell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,860. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
In small-town Wisconsin, latch-key kids Nick and Brooke try to manage life without their parents' help. Nick works as a dishwasher. Brooke plays guitar and writes songs for a punk band. But one summer day in 2003, Brooke runs away forever, leaving everyone else to pick up the pieces. Deathskull Bombshell is a tale about love, morality, and the circumstances which dictate our decisions.

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