Tag Archives: horror

The Tenacious Plant

Eryka found the Roberts’ invitation for her to stay overnight to be…unsettling. She and their daughter were childhood friends, but Pam had been gone for years. Disappeared. Crawled out of her bedroom window and into the inky blackness of the … Continue reading

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Right-Hand Man (horror short story/flash fiction)

Breaking his arm the way he did–and in front of his dad no less–left Jermaine all kinds of salty. Not on a football field or as a result of some extreme macho dare. Naw, it had to happen at his … Continue reading

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Like Himmler

Her sweet Timmy left that summer to stay with his Dad’s and had come back different. Not a major change, but a perceptible shift, like in one of those newspaper puzzles where you had to identify everything wrong. An odd … Continue reading

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Momma’s House part 1 (horror short story/flash fiction)

Tonya now owned The House. 3500 square feet, $150,000 plus closing, no inspections, the mother of all fire sales. All that money saved waiting tables since 16, scrubbing floors, carrying buckets of shit to ditches where hungry dogs waited. Varicose … Continue reading

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The North Pole Syndrome

[An oldie, but one of my favorites.]   Heartless. Dickish. Mean. A scrooge. Yes, I know what the kids at school sometimes call me. I love Christmas, I love Jesus Christ, I love family and the holiday season. “Timothy, I’m … Continue reading

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Monster Under the Bed

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

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The Science of Luck

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

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