The Edge of Truth

In this modern world we love stories, as we always have, but we love stories now told in real time more than in retrospect. We aren’t as tied to the necessity of truth so much as the novelty of emotion. We want the passion but not the impact. We want the comfort of loud voices… Continue reading The Edge of Truth

Give A Little Scare

As anyone who knows me will attest, I love Halloween. LOVE IT! For real. So naturally I am very passionate about the season, as witnessed by my many, many stories I have written in honor of the day. I have written almost as much about my opinions on the holiday, often trudging familiar ground over… Continue reading Give A Little Scare

THE BRIDES – Halloween story 2017

He punched before he even thought twice about it. It just happened. A reaction, something clicking in him and in an instant his fist shot out and returned a satisfying crunch and ‘Uh’ when it connected the idiot in the mask that had jumped out in front of him. The satisfaction was short lived though… Continue reading THE BRIDES – Halloween story 2017

Game Face – Halloween story 2017

GAME FACE “Ah, AH! That…that…” The words didn’t seem to form fast enough to stem the flow of blood. He felt it pooling under the mask and couldn’t stop what came out of his mouth if he wanted to. “…motherfucker. That goddamn motherfucker broke…”    “Shut up, son.” The man across from the kid told him… Continue reading Game Face – Halloween story 2017

Sharing the Scares

Since I was a kid I have always loved Halloween and the scarier side of life. Not the kind of scares you get from the real world of every day but more the scares of the world behind our world, lurking in the shadows, just out of view. The draw towards the dark is within… Continue reading Sharing the Scares

Keep Going

Just. Keep. Going. The easiest thing to say and the hardest thing to do. Under the shadow of a world that seems to keep shifting beneath us, every day an earthquake that reaches to our faith. Aftershocks that shake us so that every step forward is into darkness and every step back into fire. So… Continue reading Keep Going