The driver is swerving the school bus more than the kid who sits in the front seat had ever noticed on other days. The front-seat kid is nothing like his peers; he is hyper-vigilant. Filling up the back rows--consumed with lewd chatter and earsplitting, rambunctious horseplay--are all the other middle schoolers who ride the 7A... Continue Reading →
A flash fiction story of mine, entitled "An Ogre in Walmart", was accepted into Sirens Call Publications Magazine this month. It is available here ---> http://www.sirenscallpublications.com/ My story appears in issue number #43, Women in Horror 10, on page 73. Thank you so much for your support. May you all be well. Alhamdulillah.
“We’re here Mr. Randall. Home sweet home. Do you want me to give you a hand--” “No! Just leave it. My arms aren’t crippled, ya know. I can get it my own damn self.” “‘Course, Sir. My apologies,” the driver says and takes off his Patient Shuttle Service cap to wipe the perspiration from his... Continue Reading →
I hate the life that’s led by mostly everyone. Full of worrying about beauty and labels. Status and ego. Their pursuit of money and ownership of other people. When you work in marketing like I do, sometimes you marvel at our ability to push a product that is nothing more than boiled shit. And I’m... Continue Reading →
Hindsight knocked. He brought Bravado, And close behind, Blame did follow. I invited the First Then shut the door To keep away the Second and Third. I pulled out a chair for the guest to sit To stay and chat a little bit. We sipped our tea, (Hindsight and Me), And no one else sat... Continue Reading →
Break time! Pausing my writing compositions for a post dedicated to this fear-lover's fav scary TV theme songs. Click each title if you want to hear its theme. If there are any I've overlooked, add them in the comments section and mention where it would fall on the countdown. If there are any of mine... Continue Reading →
Dear Readers, What's your favorite dark tale? Name it! Had a strange dream or weird idea? Tell me! Having an emotional fit about something lately? Describe that, too! Let me entertain you. So you've read my "About" page, yes? And you know the vibe, the theme here. I'd like you to steer this wheel for... Continue Reading →