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Protected: Untitled Superhero Pilot.

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Fight the Dawn – In the Red (Act One)

The following is the first act of my upcoming audioplay, In the Red. Part of Fight the Dawn, my on-going series of original fiction and audioplays. And it is presented… Read more

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Trim

The girl sat in a chair in the kitchen of a small house in an unincorporated corner of Anaheim, a bed sheet tied around her neck. Polyps stretched and reached… Read more

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Fight the Dawn #01: Ugh! Ugh! I’m Dying, You Idiot!

The premier “issue” of an on-going anthology of short, weird fiction by Steve Arviso. The stories within are intended for a highly immature, yet generally adult audience. Make of that what… Read more

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The Untimely Demise of David Alexander

David Alexander, age thirty-five, was a man of little consequence. A humble night-manager at a small motel in a forgotten corner of Southern California, David’s most notable accomplishment in his… Read more

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An Uncomfortable Truth

Dear Readers, We would like to take this opportunity to remind you that, somewhere in the countless possibilities that is the multiverse, there is, perhaps, one reality in which you,… Read more

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Dougs in Space

Douglas Anderson never left California in his thirty-seven years of existence. He once traveled as far north as Stockton for a one-week training seminar for a rental car company he… Read more

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Ugh! Ugh! I’m Dying You Idiot! (Introduction)

Dear Reader, Please note that the following passage is intended to be accompanied by the official “Fight the Dawn” soundtrack, now available at all popular record stores. As such, we… Read more

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The Man Outside

One part dream, one part weed-induced delusion. Or maybe I did see some weird shit. I’m not sure. All I know is that it was some freaky shit that makes… Read more

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Elsewhere

SYNOPSIS When a young hospice nurse befriends a strange man who claims to lived a strange, beautiful life, she believes she’s found an escape from her mundane life. But when… Read more

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Monster

SYNOPSIS After the death of her mother, a girl, NANCY, finds herself consumed with guilt and her family on the verge of self-destruction. Her father has become an alcoholic. Her… Read more

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When Stars Appear and Shadows Fall

SYNOPSIS When a struggling musician reunites with his childhood friends, he discovers that they have all moved on to bigger, better things professionally after leaving behind their old lifestyle. Perceiving… Read more

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The Lighthouse

SYNOPSIS When a man’s mother passes away, his father slips into a deep depression. The two set off to a strange place along the coast where his Father believes there’s… Read more

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Love Now Departed

SYNOPSIS A man returns from war only to learn that his lover has died while he was away. But when she suddenly reappaers, he doesn’t wish to question this gift… Read more

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Good Friends, Better Enemies

SYNOPSIS Two men competing over the same woman for years stumble across a strange lamp housing a wish-granting genie. But when the two men can’t agree on who found the… Read more

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A Selfish Kind of Love

SYNOPSIS Haunted by the image of a beautiful woman he watched kill herself when he was a child, a photographer is unable to find anyone who can live up to… Read more

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Queen Bee

SYNOPSIS A girl has lost her dearest friends to the destructive nature of high school politics. But when she fatally disposes of the school’s alpha female in an act of… Read more

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A Better Man

When David Zaragoza, a recovering alcoholic, fails to convince those he hurt in his past life that his attempts to become a better man are sincere, he finds himself at… Read more

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This Lady Death

SYNOPSIS After his family is gun-downed during a daylight robbery, a man finds himself unable to move on with his life. And when an accident results in his seeing the… Read more

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Knock ’em Dead

SYNOPSIS A down on his luck party clown gets the gig of a lifetime when a lonely housewife offers a big payday to whoever can keep a group of children… Read more