Like I said, I enjoyed Halloween as a kid. I liked creepy things like bats and spiders, and I low-key loved my church’s conversations about demons.
It was located on the back of her scalp, near the neck and offset towards the left. Blood oozed continuously from that patchy, irregularly shaped gap in her skin.
This is a bite-sized story that fits neatly into the concept of a “fractured fairy tale”. It stars a nameless heroine easily identifiable as Little Red Riding Hood, and it follows her as she navigates a terrifying forest filled with everything you don’t want to find in the woods.
What does a soul look like? He often wondered as the walked aimlessly through the streets, eyes downcast in a tireless but tiresome search. He’d dropped it somewhere, he was sure. At first, he barely missed it. His chest felt a bit empty, but that could have been any number of things. Maybe he was […]
First was the moon, who withdrew all her light…
Starting this month, book reviews will become a bigger part of my blog. I’ll be posting reviews of both classics and contemporary work, including some indie novels. You can expect a new review at the end of every month. Before I begin, I want to go over the style of my reviews. I don’t give […]
One night, she lay on her back with her eyes fixed on the bedroom ceiling. “God,” she whispered. “I want to make a deal with you.”
When I was in junior high school, and dad and I watched a horror movie about vampires. I don’t remember which one. What I do remember is my father, a goofy hippy, making a joke about hippy vampires.
Once I was comfortable, I flew every night. It had always been my greatest dream.
The first time, there had been no stars.