All the short stories I’ve published on Medium
It’s a Great Life
The Monster glared at the Doctor, anger burning in its piggy little eyes.
A Kindness at Christmas
The man stood at the tall extension ladder leaning against the edge of the gabled roof, willing his body to stop…
Home is Where the Heart Stops
Long, long ago, in the tiny but agriculturally important land of Acrea, during the reign of King Hatuma the…
Some Pruning is Best Done in Fall
When Alexandra arrived home from work the first evening, she walked the flagstone path to the door and stopped when she…
Necromancy for Band Geeks
The book of incantations held aloft in one hand, her jeweled athame dagger in the other, Angelica stood in the center…
Hard Boiled Baby — Farewell, My Bun-Bun
The tall, top-heavy dame strolled into my office like she owned the joint. Seeing as how she was my landlady, she did…
Is There a Writer in the House?
The descriptions of the room gave out first. Tight but detailed sentences imparting the tactile feel of the long…
Charon Does Not Dicker
“Life’s too short to haggle” my brother said. I didn’t think he meant it.
The Memes Who Came to Dinner
Yanny and Laurel came to visit last night. It did not turn out well.
The Revolution Will Not Be Serious
Legend tells us it all began with a single snicker, a laugh of derision.
When Everybody Wants a Bite
I dreamt my hands were hamburgers. Cheeseburgers, really, the kind advertisers call “Restaurant Style”.
No Boots, no Armbands, no Marching, no Drums
“It is not fascism” the woman shouted at Andrea, close enough to make her chain-smoking habit plain, “to want to…