Greetings ghosts and ghouls! If you checked in last Saturday, you noticed there was nothing new. That’s because I was putting the finishing touches on this year’s “Halloween Blog” story. I’m excited for this one; it’s probably the best one I’ve written thus far. So, as a nice winter storm tracks across the midwest and … More Halloween Blog: The Curse of Carbine Road
Surprise! I’m sending out a rare mid-week post because I have some exciting news! If you’ve enjoyed my fictional writing in any capacity, and my mysteries specifically, I have a new short story appearing this month in Mystery Weekly Magazine for their special “Sherlock Holmes Double Issue”. It’s called “The Body Pillow” and features a new creation … More A New Mystery in a New Way
Happy Father’s Day weekend, everyone! I probably should’ve saved the previous post for this week, but ah well. You’re probably busy anyway, so why not read a semi-short story? This is the climactic adventure under the College-Time Mysteries banner, meaning there won’t be any new stories like this one for a while. But never fear! … More Story: Can You Pass the Final Exam?
Happy Halloween, dear reader! Whether you enjoy the spooky festivities or not, you can at least check out my scary story I wrote for the season this year. This one is “Malodorous” and runs more in the haunted house genre. It was inspired by an ordeal we had to endure earlier this year, though there … More Malodorous–A Spooky Story
The end of July is a busy time for me. First comes my wife’s birthday and shortly thereafter my son follows. As such, blogging on the weekends has been more of a challenge. I’m taking an easy route today by sharing with you a new short story mystery! I hope you enjoy it! This time … More Story: Do You Ever Grow Up?
“When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin.” So begins the opening to Franz Kafka’s famous story Metamorphosis. This strange tale follows Samsa’s short life as a bug, how his family responds, and how the poor young man feels about his ordeal. He … More ‘Metamorphosis’ of the Artist
So far for October I’ve managed to keep somewhat in the spirit of the season. For the final Saturday, I’ll end with a bang by publishing a new spooky short story. Some readers (maybe 2 of you) will remember last Halloween when I posted “Dante’s Ascent” for your perusal. I’ve decided that every year around … More Story: “The Vampire Car”