Nocturnal Nightmares: Chapter 1

  Fate is in your hands—wrap a leash around the neck of destiny—because you’re making the decisions around here. “You Choose the Adventure” puts you in control. Yes. You. Get behind the imaginary wheel and navigate these dynamic stories. Each chapter gives the reader three mind-busting choices: cast a vote and impart your influence uponContinue reading “Nocturnal Nightmares: Chapter 1”

Fearology: The Frailty of Flesh

(Originally published at We’re just like flowers—painful circumstance is the foot which crushes our petals. People often forget how vulnerable they are. Many of us hop inside the cockpit of our car and fly down the street…forgetting that metal and humans don’t mix very well. A dull knife can pop our soft body likeContinue reading “Fearology: The Frailty of Flesh”

Short Story: Bobby’s Organic Maple Syrup

  Spider fangs glitter as they twitch inside a dead locust. Red goo drips from the tree’s open wound, while a sticky ruby river slithers down the dry bark. Sugary sanguine droplets cling to a twig as a windy whisper ripples along the gooey spherical surface. The droplets shiver and then descend upon the spider—eightContinue reading “Short Story: Bobby’s Organic Maple Syrup”

Poetry Absurdity: Improvise Mesmerize

  I don’t know what I’m going to write. Many thoughts come to mind, I don’t care if I’m right. My creativity is at stake, now is the time to design every mistake. Think too much and the expression will be convoluted. Doubt makes the message diluted. Someone has something to say. Read my innerContinue reading “Poetry Absurdity: Improvise Mesmerize”

Horror Writing Tips: How to Scare People

You sacrificed a precious hour watching innocent people become lunch meat, and now it’s your bedtime. Tucked underneath cozy comforters, the darkness inside your mind turns on, just like the television inside your living room. You can’t use a television remote to change the channel inside your mind. If a thirsty zombie is about to giveContinue reading “Horror Writing Tips: How to Scare People”

Short Story: Drain the Brain

    A candle flame shivers as an uninvited wintry gale rattles the frigid window. The icy landscape on the silvery surface melts and flows like tears. Feral fire rages inside a prison of bricks—incinerated logs crackle and spits sparks into the living quarters. “Do you think Rupert will survive the night, Fabricio?” Giles SaysContinue reading “Short Story: Drain the Brain”

Short Story: Be Careful What You Wish For

  Aqua green waves roll across an uninhabited sandy shore. “This is not fair. How come we didn’t die? Huh? It’s been, like, what? Five days? Our plane crashed and no one knows where the hell we are. How is that possible, Mitch?” Mitch squints his dry eyes toward the watery horizon. “Damned if IContinue reading “Short Story: Be Careful What You Wish For”