When Lena starts hallucinating, she is forced to seek help from the one person she hates - her mother. But will Lena be able to follow her mom's advice, or will the price be too great?
A supernatural entity torments Rebecca, a psychologist with a guilty conscience, in this 3220 word horror story entitled Make It Stop.
A hard-up man living in an amusement park deals with his misfortune and guilt among the most “lively” of company.
Katarina is the lifelong servant to the Blood Countess, Erzsebet Bathory. Through Katarina's eyes we see the brutality and magic that Erzsebet wields over her doomed subjects.
A pride of house cats struggles with life after their Gods have died and abandoned them.
Just when a lonely kid finally makes a friend, it's time to pack up and move.
Evan trout has had an 80's song stuck in his head for decades.
A bipolar man that reads water meters struggles with a crazy dog named Gucci and a rattlesnake bite.
A researcher collaborates with a prison warden to experiment on inmates. The warden fears being exposed by the leaking of information, but it's a different type of leak they should be worried about.
A horror-love story.
A whirlwind romance, a wedding tradition, a cold, dark lake. What could go wrong? 981 Words
A hearer of the World Wide Hum is out with his service dog Barkley hunting a demon. When they wander into a local pawn shop, they find a device that turns off the hum but allows the demon to kill.
A man breaks a tooth and needs an immediate dental appointment. Little does he know that this is an appointment that he will never forget.
A man sees a face staring at him from a window across the street. He visits insanity trying to figure out what it is.
A Sheriff has to recapture an escaped teenage girl who claims to be an alien from Outer Space.
A lonely man has the world's worst case of a "stomach bug."
Not your stereotypical apocalypse story. This one involves cats. A bystander accounts the end of the world caused by a cute and fuzzy kitten.
A scientist sends himself into the future. The couple who move into his laboratory/home perceive him as something like a ghost. Now he must use his ghost-like abilities to try to save himself.
I wrote this in response to a Writer's Digest prompt with a 700-word limit. The prompt: When a man takes lunch to his wife's office, he is told she hasn't worked there in weeks.
The title speaks for itself. A horror piece with paranormal elements. The main character purchases an item and is shocked to discover that it comes with a warning so she decides to do some research.
A monster has to fake his way through a dental visit to get an aching tooth pulled.
A man's apartment grows a layer of skin. 3,154 words.
Written in minimalist first person conversational narrative, No Light is about the sudden disappearance of 30 random individuals, one of whom is the protagonists younger sister, Sydney.
The man who knows how to find things, Zachary Artemas has stumbled over a growing string of dead bodies, and a very annoyed Police Lieutenant who would like nothing more than for Artemas to disappear.
A smile glistens in the moonlight and beckons Andrew on his late night walk along the Riviera.