Short Stories

  1. | Mrs.Colby and The Untitled
  2. An aged genre-fiction author and her lover correspond over the many obstacles to their relationship. The author plans to divorce herself from a loveless marriage and use the profits of her newest novel to elope with her paramour. However, the author is increasingly paranoid towards homicidal inclinations of her soon-to-be ex-husband, while bizarre dreams of a gothic puppet show distort her perception of reality.

  3. | One Story for Enid
  4. Former lovers Peter and Gerald are trapped by a storm in a funeral parlor, after the wake of Peter's late-mother. As the storm outside grows more and more intense, they decide to tell eachother ghost stories as a means to pass the time. The two of them find solace in this classic ritual, but unbeknownst to them is a strange undercurrent in every story that drives them deeper and deeper into the dark.

  5. | To Dance Calypso
  6. Joe travels to the beach bungalow he bought for his wife Cassie, as he plans to spread her ashes on the lip of the shore. On his way there, Joe meets a lonely sailor that confides in him as a fellow widower. Joe's plans are interrupted when he discovers a man drifting unconscious on the waves, and he resolves to ferry this man to safety. Once he returns to the beachhouse with his new charge, he finds himself infatuated with the strangely beautiful drifter, while surreal nightmares bode of a forgotten past.

  7. | The SKINNY Film
  8. Hunters discover the ghoulish corpse of young Perry Till, an aspiring filmmaker and son of the local cinephile Joseph. A downtrodden man adopted into their idiosyncratic family recounts the events leading up to Perry's death, all stemming from the boy's fascination with macabre movies. Perry discovers a VHS tape, marked with the word "SKINNY," and becomes obsessed with the disturbing contents. His attempts to recreate the video lead him towards horrible secrets never meant to be unearthed.

  9. | 15 Disney Tips for The Aspiring Fanatic
  10. Planning a fun vacation this summer? This helpful listicle lays out all the amazing things you can do while visiting the happiest place on earth. Just proceed with caution, because there may be a greater price than the cost of mechandise when you devote yourself to fandom.

  11. | What Happened in The SeventhOS?
  12. This article details a strange program I came across a few months back, though I changed a few details for the sake of those that might be tempted to look into it. All I can say for sure is that there are strange goings on with a cult centered around ancient Greece. Perhaps this write-up will be enough to satiate your desire, but, knowing my own tendencies, I sincerely doubt that it will.

  13. | Friends With Cloth Hearts
  14. A new mother happens upon a toy that promises to act as the perfect friend and babysitter to her child. Overcome with stress from her job and the trials of motherhood, she decides to enlist the toy as a means to juggle the many responsibilities of a single mom. However, the AI installed in the teddy bear seems far too advanced for a stuffed animal, and it knows intimate details about her past that even she has forgotten.

  15. | Tithes of The Jester
  16. Somehow, someone leaked this FBI file onto the internet a few years ago, and it's been popping up from time-to-time in strange corners of the web. Most that come across it assume that its fake, since the content refers to non-existent people and events. It's an interesting story, so I've decided to post a copy on this blog, and it's up to you whether or not you believe in Helen's plight.

  17. | Freeze in Static
  18. Clicking on the link above, reading this story, is the invocation of a ritual. The origin is a dream and the effect is unknown, so precede with caution, for I am just as "in the dark" as you in regards to its purpose. You may notice some incongruities, certain letters and words out of place, and it is important for you to heed the warning hidden within the text. Whatever you do, however you choose to interpret it, I beseech you not to pry your eyes from the screen until you have finished the tale.

  19. | Short Horror Collection
  20. A collection of smaller tales that didn't pan out into their own fully-formed works, but I still feel deserve to be read. It shouldn't surprise you if elements of these mini-stories appear to resemble those in the longer ones, since they often act as a spingboard for future ideas.