THE GREAT BELOW

I think I'm developing the healthy habit of writing a short story every month (which is weird for a long winded scribbler like me). And I'm starting to like it! This month's story is based on a very beloved song of mine, The Great Below by Nine Inch Nails. The Great Below I lost my …

BROM’S PROMISE

Hope abandoned us the day our ship crashed on this godforsaken planet. In the thick forests and poisonous swamps of this hell we call Nox, slowly but surely, we too have abandoned hope. Even Ted, who's been my friend for over fifty years, is nothing but a savage now. They all are, and their goals …

FORGET-ME-NOT

This piece was initially published in the On Fiction Writing magazine back in 2011. Enjoy!     When they're fresh, the cuts don't look how they're supposed to. They're moist, and the flesh around them is tender. I like them better the next day, when the scabs have covered the gashes and drawn jagged lines across …

Microfiction

Inspired by Ernest Hemingway's famous, heart-breaking six word story, the art of writing extremely short fiction (or microfiction, nanofiction, short short stories, flash fiction etc.) has come to conquer all of today's genres as a form of storytelling haiku. There are several forms of very short fiction, from vignettes and stories told with a mere handful …