Books Read in January

With the new year, I will be posting a monthly “Books Read” on the first day of the following month (ex. January’s will be posted on February 1st). I’ll give my brief thoughts on the book, and if I really enjoyed it, it’ll likely be given a Book Spotlight post soon thereafter.

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Writing Prompt #85 — Disrespecting the Deceased

Prompt: All the buried bodies of the deceased slowly sink to the center of the earth and form a large monster that emerges once every year. It gets stronger for every body it adds to itself and it hunts those who have disrespect the dead.

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Stormy Island Publishing’s Fear and Fables out Now!

Stormy Island Publishing’s horror anthology, Fear and Fables, has been released! It includes my Lovecraftian short story, “The Restricted Section.” A tale about a coffee barista who takes his breaks at the library, sitting near the the restricted section on the second floor. He starts to hear noises in the dark aisle and starts to become curious, worried, and soon, with a librarian in tow, discovers what’s in the restricted section.

You can purchase now on Amazon!

Writing Prompt #82 — Too Much of a Good Thing

Prompt: When a vampire feeds on you they rapidly whither and die, while your own youth and vitality is restored. For centuries you have sought out and allowed these vile creatures to seduce you in order to sustain your own existence and end their reigns of terror in a single night.

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Writing Prompt #79 — The Ever-Changing Woman

Prompt: As you’re returning to port you see a woman on island needing rescue. Her motorboat is old but she appears to have been their only a few days. You take her aboard and you realize while talking to the crew everyone describes her in radically different ways varying in height, weight, race, etc. Continue reading Writing Prompt #79 — The Ever-Changing Woman

Suicide House Publishing’s Scary Snippets: Halloween out Now!

Suicide House Publishing’s anthology Scary Snippets: Halloween is out now (albeit this post is a bit late)! It contains tons of micro-fiction spooky and horror stories, including three of my own: “The Hallowed Place,” “Repercussions of Destruction,” and “Past the Lantern.”

You can purchase it on Amazon.

Writing Prompt #76 — A Hunter’s Last Meal

Prompt: You are tired… dead tired… so tired your bones ache and you can feel sleep embracing you even as you are standing in front of the fire. The rain and rocky terrain took their tole on you as you stalked your dinner through the forest all day. Suddenly you hear a noise that rouses you.

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Trickster’s Treats #3 Out Now!

Things In The Well‘s Trickster’s Treats #3 is out now! It includes my story, “A Halloween Tradition,” as long side many great, haunting stories. It’s perfect for the Halloween season, and what’s even better is that the funds from this book all go towards the fantastic My Water charity.

You can purchase Trickster’s Treats #3 via Amazon.

Or, if you just want to donate to My Water you can do so via their website.