Tag Archives: Horror

A Funeral for Two

The dead beckon him. It’s the only reason he’s returned To walk the haunted grounds of his youth; To tread upon desecrated earth Where beneath the soil something evil stirs He’s come to bury his father, Along with the burning … Continue reading

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Of Killer and Carnage

She stretches out a hand Looking to feel forever In the gentle brush of fingertips Against decaying skin. She finds beauty in carnage, In ruined corpses. In violent displays. In dividing the body against itself. Ever hungry, Ever feeding, But … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Stephen King

I posted this to the StephenKing.com message boards last Friday, but I wanted to also share it on a broader platform as well. Mr. Stephen King, There have been a number of positive and encouraging influences in my life that … Continue reading

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Adventure in Writing: He Never Saw the Body!

I was cooking dinner with my wife. I don’t remember what we were making, probably something with chicken, but we were definitely cooking dinner. I remember reaching for a wooden spoon when this sudden realization came over me. I stood … Continue reading

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A Peek Into The Writing Project

A grey mist stretched endlessly in every direction. Echo shivered uncontrollably. His teeth chattered in the bitter cold. Around him the world was cast in an unnatural darkness. Empty and void. He wandered, naked save for the crucifix around his … Continue reading

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The Demonologist

Conviction is a dying art. Speaking with certainty on matters of principle and truth are often shunned – especially when dealing with morals, spirituality, and conscience. In my experience, taking a stand for a belief that encapsulates assumed truths is … Continue reading

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The Writing Project (an Update)

I have found myself working feverishly on my writing project for the 2016 National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenge. I started the project from the beginning (for the third time) and it has evolved beyond the original outline. I am … Continue reading

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Be a Burning Light

“Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and … Continue reading

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Hanford Ground Zero

A few months back I registered the Hanford Ground Zero domain. I have recently publicized a blog under the domain intended to be filled with short stories, strange news articles, images, history, etc. set in the town of Hanford, California. … Continue reading

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A Halloween Story

Join me at HanfordGroundZero for a Halloween horror story!

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The Veil and the Weird

Echo’s eyes opened slowly to find Jack and Ivan staring at him while he lay on the couch. He sat up startled. He discerned a subtle glow to their eyes. A glow that could have been easily missed if something in him had … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home (The ReWrite)

Entering the house was like stepping into another world. Intricate stone work, high archways, and wrought iron sconces protruding from the walls transformed the home into a castle. If not for the modern art depicting the dichotomy between life and death, and the framed anime … Continue reading

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Drive Down Memory Lane (The ReWrite)

In the gloom of the pouring rain, under a dark and sullen sky, it was the more ominous side of Hanford which existed just outside Echo’s car. A haunted town where an uneasy dread settled over every empty street. A … Continue reading

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Lost and Found (The ReWrite)

Thunder grumbled through the tangle of thick black clouds pregnant with precipitation and drawn like a blanket across the heavens. The sky, unable to hold back its waters, let go saturating the earth below as if trying to cleanse every grievous … Continue reading

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Escape (The Re-Write)

The photos along the wall rattled with each strike at the door. Echo glanced nervously at his phone. It was nearly two in the morning. He assumed it was the cops though he had been careful to enter the house … Continue reading

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