A young man begins a descent towards madness as a result of his unpleasant flatmate.
A meta-fiction piece. Written as part of a course.
Conversation at a Hanging, Second Revision. 3,663 words. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the first two drafts, for real, it was invaluable.
This story is finished. No need for further critiques. A man with very little memory seeks warmth, but has a flash of the traumatic incident that started it all. 3,100 words.
A girl disappears from a high school and a boy is afraid to come forward.
1,100 words - still a shortie.
First 4 chapters of my novel Angels & Guns. 3,817 Words
Second draft of Hot-Spooned.
750 word short story. Prompt; Young love
A parallel of past and present.
A young immigrant girl tells about her friend's mental disorder, but her detachment is soon to be deluded. 2800 words.
8 year-old Gil Carter tries to hide a gym bag of transgression but in the end he is found out.
Strange call at radio station (revised).
A school bus driver reflects on a fateful ride many years ago.
Shiny new name. Exclusive engagement, no outsiders (outsiders welcome). 3,947 words
This is the story of attending the Michigan State Fair with my father in the mid 1980s, and how he made the day unpleasant. There is some black comedy in it, don't feel bad if you laugh.
Prompt: A man repeatedly calls a radio station.
A film festival audience is given a glimpse into the ups and downs of a woman named Lillian.
From the 1940s until the end of the 1970s, Nashville was the main source for some of the most literate and enduring songs in American culture. The setting for a lot of the writers was Tootsies.
A very short, silly piece in which a man dies from anger.
An outline for a possible new Oz story.
This is a story about a young man that leaves his small-town home and small-town girls, entering the big city full of big-city girls and big-city life. (That's all I can give to avoid spoiling)
Chapter from my novella in progress titled Snow Birds. I renamed this chapter for anthology purposes.
An exploration of the feelings associated with my decision to start drinking again after almost 18 months of sobriety.
This is the story of the everyday and how one seemingly innocuous moment can dramatically affect another.