My novelette Make It a Double has been published in the August issue of Dark Horses Magazine. It’s a cautionary tale of the “be careful what you wish for” variety, about the unfortunate consequences of unchecked envy and greed.
My second-person psychological horror story You Are Reading This Story has been published in the This Is Too Tense charity anthology by Bag of Bones Press. The story is an ouroboros: the reader is the writer reading the story he is writing, as he considers how to write the story he is reading.Continue reading →
My short horror story Leftovers is now free to read at Teleport Magazine. It’s a story about an elderly woman whose son moved out and left her to fend for herself in a decaying, crime-ridden neighborhood. She’s not worried about the junkies and the gangsters though—there’s something far worse out there.
It’s a story about a little girl stalked by an unseen shadow-thing across a post-apocalyptic landscape. The key to her survival? Following the instructions her dead father tattooed on her arm.
My techno-horror story Blame is now available to read for free on The Dread Machine.
It’s a “found footage” story consisting of emails, Slack conversations, Reddit threads, phone transcripts, and more unusual artifacts like git commits, JIRA tickets, door entry logs … even a Walmart receipt.
Also, like many found footage tales, the story is ultimately pieced together based on incomplete information. Multiple reads of the story should reveal new hidden details that change the your interpretation of the ending.
My apocalyptic horror story Die on Your Feet is part of the Suddenly Shocking Vol. 15 episode of The NoSleep Podcast. It’s an allegory about what happens to people who deny the reality of their situation, despite all the evidence telling them they are wrong. The episode is only available to NoSleep Season Pass holders, so subscribe now to listen. You won’t be sorry.
The audio production of my horror story Feed the Worm is now available for free from The Night’s End Podcast. It’s an awesome production with lush soundscapes and nightmare sound effects that really heighten the suspense and terror. The screams at the end make the conclusion even more horrifying than I imagined when I wrote it.
- Everything Your Know About Witches is about a witch being burned at the stake, who insists that everything her killer knows about witches is wrong.
- The Angel is about a father and daughter eating their last meal before the zombies come.
- The Last Fantasy is a sci-fi horror about a brain upload technician who browses through his beautiful patient’s mind drive in search of her deepest, darkest fantasies.