Constructed in 1885 within the heart of Austin, the Texas State Capitol Building stands valiantly atop a hill. Monuments scatter the grounds, with a historical museum and gift shop off to the side. Tours are offered to those seeking a more traditional travel experience. However, rumors of spirits that haunt the grounds and building itself … Continue reading Texas State Capitol Building
The Hewitt House in Granger, Texas. As seen on Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003). Originally standing on the current grounds of the University of Texas, this architectural piece of horror film history moved to Granger, Texas in the 1930s. Current residents assure visitors and fans of the films that no one was murdered at this house. … Continue reading Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)- The Hewitt House
Third Wheel is a ghost encounter story I had written that was featured on an episode of one of my favorite podcasts titled Meet My Ghost.
Annie spends a day in the quiet room after interfering with Twitch’s treatment plan. After Twitch’s code blue on the children’s unit, Dr. Shaundry speaks with him about his special precaution status. A mysterious new patient is admitted to the children’s unit directly before a power outage creates chaos on all units.
Ethan’s eventful morning on the children’s unit leads to a panic attack during breakfast. After an unplanned shortcut through the middle unit, Ethan has an uncomfortable encounter with one of the patients. Finally finding a bright side, Ethan's two best friends, Annie and Twitch, join him in the day room hoping to continue the day on a positive note.
A mysterious being lurks among the woods surrounding Crescent Lake. Camp Kestrel Youth, a boy’s wilderness survival camp, begins noticing strange occurrences around the grounds. Jaxon, a first-year camper, learns Camp Kestrel Youth traditions alongside his two new friends Finley and Harrison.
EXT. QUIET SUBURBAN NEIGHBORHOOD - EVENING Snow gently falls upon the roofs of this quiet suburban neighborhood. Christmas lights dimly shine among the blanketing layers of snow. Mock mangers with ragdoll baby Jesus’ are spotlighted on spacious front yards. Unoccupied sidewalks peer into the homes where families have gathered for the traditional holiday feast. INT. … Continue reading Family Recipe
An unimaginable pain warrants an emergency room visit in rural Texas. Upon arrival, tests are immediately administered catering to the symptoms of appendicitis. As the panels are being analyzed, a computed tomography scan will hopefully shed light on what’s going on inside. Join my hellish night, where the typically routine becomes demonically ritualistic.
This historic mansion in Texas was built in 1895 and rumored to be home to the spirit of a young girl. Dawning an old-fashioned dress, the young lady has been seen staring out the bay windows of the first floor. An apparent suicide has also been rumored in the upstairs nursery. Arriving at night on … Continue reading F. W. Schuerenberg House
An examination of my first short film, The Killing Floor. From the birth of the idea, pre-production, filming, and its unfortunate downfall. The Killing Floor was just not meant to be, but here's what I've learned and what I take away. Complete with script excerpts and behind the scenes photos!