They clash in complementary colors–superpeople–hero versus villain spandex versus leather, ideal versus the outside world. They clash, knuckles meeting flesh, bone crushing concrete, the surrounding air crackling, ionized with spite. They clash for the entire neighborhood to see, as if for … Continue reading
The monster under Timmy’s bed nibbles on toes; it feeds on nightmares. Limping, sore, feet scarred, Timmy shuffles into mother’s room, scissors shaking. The monster will eat well tonight
His new name: Adonis12. Another day, another profile, the keyboard sends his love. Kate always responds: 48 hours of flirting before the silent freeze. Like a chameleon without a palette, one day he’ll get it right. One day he’ll make her … Continue reading
I wake up to white windows and snow. Light and fluffy, it weighs heavy in bulk, sagging all shelter. The morning news: snow without a snowday, adulthood and its empty promises.
Being a writer, you learn the true secret to success: luck. Hard work breaks you even and timing gives you a head start, but to be a bestseller you find luck and cultivate it. Hoard it Even write an ebook … Continue reading
Billy tried to fool the rookie into taking the call, but he wasn’t stupid. 324 Deckard was on every pizza guy’s list: bad neighborhood, bad attitude, and worst of all, bad tippers. “Last call, it won’t be that bad,” Bossman … Continue reading
His shotgun shaking, the farmer found the fox already dead in the henhouse. The roosters looked up from their bloody delight, ready for more. Never bring a gun to a cockfight.