People ask me where I got the idea to do it all in the way that I did. I tell them that I got it from a book.
I shut my eyes and all the road noise dwindles to a rumble and then to nothing. My black Excursion fades to shadow, the steering wheel becomes mist in my hands.
“Can I see?” said Evan Danvers, peering over his daughter’s shoulder. Emadalia quickly placed her tiny arms over the face of the drawing she was working on. “No,” she replied. Her tone was unnervingly serious for a five-year-old. “Why not?” “It isn’t safe.” “Ema,” said a newly suspicious Evan Danvers, “you need to show Daddy […]
Covering his bike with a blind woven of magic and dead leaves, Jax dropped his bag on the ground and squatted beside it to find what would look to anyone else like a protein bar.
What seemed to be important but presented as a vague thought, perched on the edge of my awareness.
Not until my parents were nestled comfortably in the family crypt did I attempt my first murder.
Narrated by Michelle Iannantuono I walk among a city of ghosts, where everyone looks the same. It’s not the past that’s haunting me, but a future worth weeping for. Locked in a box, lined with lead and salt, maybe straddling a fence inside. Both dead and alive but safe from what’s pending, […]
Narrated by Richard Stevenson Nittaewo, cousin of Teh-Ima, himself a relative of Orang Pendek – What the heck! Are all three cryptid proto pygmies really just relic populations of Pithecanthropus Erectus, AKA Homo Erectus, or what?! Short little humanoid boogers covered in reddish hair, they have all ignored roll call, so far; would […]
Creativity is about change.
Narrated by James Croal Jackson I do not perceive you as obsessed with death even if, days before, our jovial talks of dying led to sugar-frosted blue wondering at the sky. We planned to pop champagne for the birth of feeling alive: winter hardens soil so we must dig to the laughter […]