In Peace (Short Story)

The following short story was written in response to a prompt served up on my Facebook feed by one Ms. Pippa Bailey. The prompt: ‘Tell a story about a funeral from the perspective of the one being buried.’ It isn’t precisely that, and I took some...

Rockin’ Around the Xmas Tree

It should come as no surprise that occasionally, a video is going to get flagged or pinged on YouTube, and subsequently get yanked from the service. In the case of my most recent video, it was pulled due to two separate music claims, as my fiance Dani had her Pandora...

Little Slice

It had been one of those largely unplanned kinds of days here yesterday, the sort where you go into it with only one event to tend to at a specified time, and the rest of the day is kind of a mixed bag of time-sinks and whatever the kiddo wants to do that won’t...

Gray Heat

There’s a phenomenon in the realm of creatives that few folks could appreciate unless they themselves had experienced it.  Harlan Ellison gave this oddment a name: ‘the white heat’.  It refers, simply put, to those rare times when a storyteller or...

Where Did I Go Wrong?

It’s a question plenty of indie content creators have asked at some point, and I’ve finally hit the juncture where I feel I must voice the question myself of my audience:   Where did I go wrong?   For ten years I’ve been creating genre...