Darkness Follows, Then Laughter Follows After

That’s how my short story, “Darkness Follows,” begins. With a drink and a memory and a knock at the door. I first started this story in 2016 during a Writers’ League of Texas workshop. It was just a page of notes then, but it soon grew into a full story. I titled it “Knocking” andContinue reading “Darkness Follows, Then Laughter Follows After”

News, Updates, and a Little Havoc

Hello! Happy Summer! It’s the end of July, which means… 1) Going outside in Austin in the afternoon = recreating the end of Raiders of the Lost Ark. 2) The start of the new school year is close enough that it can no longer be ignored, so I’m desperately trying to finish all the books I’veContinue reading “News, Updates, and a Little Havoc”

The Other House

“The Other House” was first published in 2016 in Under the Bed, Volume 4, #6. Since the digital magazine is no longer available, I’d like to share the story here. The idea for this tale came from my friend’s three-year-old daughter who used to talk about the “other house” she had. She was quite convincing aboutContinue reading “The Other House”