Horror, Mystery, Short Stories

We Are But Echoes: A Short Story

  The primary choice of transportation entertainment for most malls is a choo-choo train. The Riverbend Galleria had a trolley. Bright red. Green roof. Thin black track embedded in the marble tile floor. Riverbend Galleria painted on the side in yellow. It didn’t chugga-chugga; it clicked like a card threaded through bicycle spokes. It didn’t… Continue reading We Are But Echoes: A Short Story

Fantasy, Order of Perseus Series, Short Stories

Specimen: Unknown — A Short Story

Scarlett edged further down the roof on her belly, dark blue cloak drawn over her head. The police circled the body like buzzards with fresh carrion. Scarlett felt sick to her stomach. She had been so close this time. A glimpse of a dark cape, clawed hands, strange four-toed footprints. She’d only lost the trail… Continue reading Specimen: Unknown — A Short Story

Book Analysis, Critical Analysis

Childhood Reflection: Examining Perspective in “To Kill a Mockingbird”

  When I jump into writing a new novel or short story, I always begin with character profiles. I typically have the vaguest sense of what the plot will entail, and then craft the characters who will drive that plot and make its trajectory more concrete in my mind. But one thing I often forget… Continue reading Childhood Reflection: Examining Perspective in “To Kill a Mockingbird”