Category short story

And the Mountain Never Got Closer

I just drove from New Hampshire to Southern California. Here is a short story that kinda sucks, but whatever. This is a cautionary tale about what lies beyond Tucson.   The desert itself is an interesting place, and we knew it wouldn’t disappoint. “We”, being myself, and my copilot on the cross-country roadtrip, Magister Normannorum. […]

A Creative Writing Exercise

I just picked up Wil Wheaton’s thrown gauntlet. See his original post here: http://wilwheaton.net/2016/01/whats-this-guys-story/ Here’s the guy: I have only 150 words. And GO:   Martin put in the glasses and looked in the mirror. “No.” He resigned, and shook his head, “I think the point of being a private investigator is looking far more inconspicuous. […]

Short takes.

I’ve always loved the short story. I think it’s a fun medium that really allows one’s imagination to pour out ideas into compact one-shot tales. So I’m writing a couple. 🙂 I’m working on one entitled, “Megalopolis” at the moment. It’s a dystopian reality set in what would seem to be our future. I’m hoping […]