The Genesis Code

A small galaxy floats in a quiet patch of space on the edge of the universe. It is, as galaxies go, completely unremarkable, with no...

The Climb: Two

I almost told you that I didn’t want to climb the mountain this year. I almost told you that after three years of searching, the...

The Climb

We climb the mountain, as we do every summer. You carry the pack because you are older and stronger. I scout ahead, floating along the...

The Ol' One, Two

Georgey parked his rusted out pea green 71 Ford Pinto on North Street and 2nd. He decided to walk the rest of the way to Rex’s apartment....

Something Wicked: Part V

A Meadowsweet Story Don't forget to check out Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV of "Something Wicked" The creature followed Thomas,...

Something Wicked: Part IV

A Meadowsweet Story If you need to catch up on "Something Wicked" you can find Part I, Part II, and Part III In the first few years of...

Something Wicked: Part III

A Meadowsweet Story If you need to catch up on "Something Wicked" you can find Part I here and Part II here Imelda walked back to the...

Quality Control

The hollow voice of The-Happy-Corp-Really-Ok-Big-Box-Supersmart-Supermart spoke thus: “Help on aisle 291, help on aisle 291, Thank you.”...

The Nightingale: Chapter 1

This is the first chapter of my fantasy novel currently in progress. The Nightingale Chapter 1- Aris 1270 The streets of Ailendar were...

Something Wicked: Part II

A Meadowsweet Story If you missed Part I of "Something Wicked" you can find it here. The townsfolk knew very little about the little blue...

Something Wicked: Part I

A Meadowsweet Story The little blue cottage on the edge of town had not always been blue. When Thomas and Josephine Meadowsweet first...

Trick or Treat

The children sat frozen on the couch. Lydia's heart pounded in her chest and the weight of her guilt seemed to press her deeper into the...

Trick or

Aunt Imelda was going to kill her. Lydia stared down at the cat in her lap. The cat that should have been her sister. Lydia was so dead....

Trick

Leave your shoes at the door, brush your teeth before bed, and most importantly, no spells in the house. Those were Aunt Imelda's rules...

Independence Day: Part II

To catch up, read Part I here! Officer Ted’s partner has kept the police lights on, and red and blue light slides across our faces. Red....

Independence Day

God-damn, these onions sure do sting. I hear the sirens before I see the blue and red flashes outside my window. Well, shit. I get back...

Mermaids: Part II

AFTER Anne-Marie breached the surface of the water and spun around in search of the boat. It bobbed atop the waves about a hundred yards...

Mermaids: Part 1

Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Okeechobee Island. AFTER The boat cut frothy white foam through the swamp colored water. A mere thirty...

The Deep End: Part Five

Before diving into this part, make sure to catch up on parts one, two, three, and four The pink shirt or the green one? I held the...

The Deep End: Part Four

If you haven't yet, make sure to read parts one, two, and three of The Deep End to catch up on the story! Lucinda set herself up at one...