“Light of the (Under)World”
Greek mythological satire
(published April 6, 2021 on Short Fiction Break)
Ixion is my name. Few have heard of me; fewer have seen me—among the living that is. But when you die and Charon ferries your shade down to Hades’ realm, there you will see me, affixed to my ever-turning wheel of hell-flame. From my torment comes the light which light the dead’s sunless land.
“The Death of Edward Jenkins”
(published August 27, 2020 on Short Fiction Break)
Edward Jenkins woke up at 6 AM as he did every morning. However, little did he know this would be the day he would die.
“The Thing With Onyx Eyes”
Lovecraftian horror flash fiction
(published October 11, 2013 in the Whispers From the Abyss anthology, available on Amazon)
Often I do sit by myself on dark and windy nights, seated in my chair by the fire, its crackling speech giving warmth to the room but not my bones. I do sit oblivious, my mind not in my parlor but up in the attic where the thing is held… The thing with onyx eyes.
Paranormal investigative blog post
(first posted July 29, 2018)
Join with me as we look beyond the veil of the ordinary at a piece of art that has been connected to a string of disappearances, tragic accidents, and murder.
In the summer of 2007, 98-year-old Gerda Ross was found dead in her Massachusetts home. Fully-clothed and lying on top of her bed sheets, she apparently died in her sleep.