There were paintings here, in the Before. Now there are bare walls and voids screaming with an ocean-sized silence. The echoes of the Missing. Emptiness left after the Others came. Why not me? I'm not sure but I'm still here and they're not. That's the only thing I really know and for the longest time, … Continue reading Last Letter (Sci-Fi desolation)
I like to occasionally take a look around and assess my progress - my writing goals, projects, personal junk, everything. Every few months keeps me on track and what better time to get into the nitty-gritty details than in the new year? First, I must say this: can you BELIEVE it's 2020? 😮😮😮 Not sure … Continue reading So, What Am I Up To?
Any annoyance at the interruption was long gone. This was it. The Moment.
“He’s staring at me.” I chucked Ricky on the chin. What a cutie. “They all look that way. See? The sheep and lambs are looking, too.” I tucked the nativity display brochure into my purse as I waited for my nephew to process this information. His red knit cap with peppermint swirl flourishes bobbed as … Continue reading The Nativity Chase (short story)
He landed right in the center of the pile, brown and red and yellow flying into the air as the leaves scattered, parting as the force of Andy’s body dove down, down, passing through the ground, and then disappeared.
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Lights, garlands, tinsel. Massive lawn figures of Frosty and Santa and eight tiny reindeer - except not so tiny as they were life-sized replicas - along with an open-sleigh.
Hitchhiking was easy when you were a magician. Set off a Come-hither spell, and then a Nothing-to-see-here so the mundane humans didn’t pay attention to their passengers.
It took a few days to see it. Flitting just outside my eyesight, but there and very definitely following me. I opened my mouth wide, stretching my cheek muscles, making a kind of “waah waah” sound as I did. My reflection did the same as always, mimicking every move. And why not? As stupid as … Continue reading Shadow in the Mirror