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A Steady Tick

SYNOPSIS A school teacher struggles to start a family with her husband. When she hears of a coworker who has suddenly become pregnant after a one-night stand but isn’t sure… Read more

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Family Portrait

SYNOPSIS While cleaning out a closet, a wife (CHERYL) discovers a box that her husband (THOMAS) has long forgotten about. In it is a dark secret from his childhood that… Read more

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In the Red

SYNOPSIS A cash-strapped couple resort to a questionable loan and must now resort to kidnapping and ransoming a young girl to pay it back. But what happens when they kidnap… Read more

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The Silent Treatment

SYNOPSIS The morning after a heated argument with his wife, a retiree finds himself receiving the cold shoulder. But worse, it seems as if a darkness threatens to swallow them… Read more

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Grand Ghoulish

SYNOPSIS Tonight’s morbid tale of lust and matrimony is about a photographer, a married woman, and an affair that soon becomes a murder conspiracy. I call it, “Grand Ghoulish.” This… Read more

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Beneath a Dark Star

SYNOPSIS When a group of low-level crooks accidentally murder a helpless clerk, they’ll seek refuge in a nearby canyon. But there in the light of a dark star, they’ll come… Read more

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Love Bites

An aging playboy meets his match when he falls hard for a strong, beautiful woman. But when he gives in to his old ways, he finds himself going from a… Read more

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W4M

SYNOPSIS After catching her boyfriend red-handed, a young woman struggles to find peace in relationships again, refusing to trust someone new. And when she meets and begins dating a dashing… Read more

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Behind Dead Eyes

SYNOPSIS: After an accident leaves an artist blind in one eye, a successful surgery restores her sight. But it also allows her to see a beautiful, haunting spectrum filled with… Read more

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For Assistance, Please Call

SYNOPSIS: A man, BILL FOSTER, unhappy at home and work, finds himself at a bar one night. There he watches a loving, happy young couple, wishing he could have that… Read more

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A Tired and Lonely Place

SYNOPSIS: After his wife suddenly leaves him, a struggling writer finds himself lost in depression and searching for purpose and direction. After a failed suicide attempt, a new friend convinces… Read more

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Ben

SYNOPSIS: Struggling to cope with the passing of his wife, an elderly man takes to drinking heavily and soon finds himself dreaming of his wife–now young and beautiful once again–and… Read more

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In Still Darkness

SYNOPSIS: A man returns to his hometown only to reunite with a long-lost friend who now appears to be haunted by something malicious from their childhood. But is it real… Read more

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Drowning

One woman’s unfortunate evening at a local motel goes from bad to far worse as the hour grows later, the night longer, and the darkness ever closer! Click on the… Read more

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Danny

Another work-in-progress that exceeded a contest’s word count. And, again, until I get around to revising it, here’s the original text, warts and all. Enjoy. *        … Read more

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Puppet Show

The following short story is another work-in-progress that I originally started writing on my Twitch channel for a contest with a highly restrictive word count. The story took on a life… Read more

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Unopened Letter

The following short story is a work in progress that I originally wrote up over on my Twitch channel. It was intended to be submitted to a contest on writing.com,… Read more

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The Pale One

I originally wrote this story back in 2011, just a little more than four years ago now. It didn’t get much attention when I originally set it up for sale… Read more

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Little Monsters

The following is the first draft of a short-story inspired by this prompt from r/WritingPrompts. Be sure to checkout the other submissions and be sure to upvote what you like… Read more

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Running, Running

The following is a flash fiction piece based on a writing prompt provided by @RyKinder. I’ll readily admit to never being the biggest fan of flash fiction, at least when… Read more