Carter, father and husband, sits at a red light in his car. Slightly inebriated he begins to nod in and out waiting for the light to change. The clock on his dash reads 01:58AM as reaches for the radio knob in aims to keep him awake. Scrolling through the FM stations, he’s surprised by the … Continue reading Monologue Monday Entry Three: Red Light Stop
The Elves of The War Meadows cheerfully dance and drink in celebration of life in the form of a newborn goddess, Zeale. The pub is filled with every member of this closed society all in high spirits. Walls carved from white pine stationed inside the hollow of a rolling hill. Lanterns light the narrow corridors … Continue reading Monologue Monday Entry Two: The Elves of The War Meadows
As 2020 approaches, many of us reorganize our lives and update our artistic endeavors. The roots of my writing come not only from the interest in horror but also from my experience working in live theater. In 2020 I hope to branch out into more stage productions either as a writer, performer or even as … Continue reading Monologue Monday Announcement
Frigid winds whip by branches mocking the silence surrounding this enormous farmhouse. It’s a frozen evening accompanied by heavy snowfall. Harrison reads a book quietly on a worn, stained mattress that’s placed conveniently in the corner out of everyone’s way. Snuggling up with as many blankets he can find, he flips through each page intent … Continue reading Snow Child(ren)
Orion (he/him), a trans teen, attends a funeral for a local boy who has recently taken his own life. Orion’s father, a pastor in this rural conservative mountain town, takes the opportunity, and his position, to speak on the sinful nature of suicide. With little to no support around him, Orion copes by writing himself into a fictional multiverse where he faces off against creatures and champions alike. Tasked to retrieve the rose-tinted ruby, stolen by The Gatekeeper himself, Warrior Orion has many challenges that lie ahead; both on and off the page.
The Central Maine Sanatorium, originally The Chase Memorial Sanatorium, opened in 1910 as a hospital to treat tuberculosis patients. As the rate of tuberculosis cases rose, so did the need for treatment. Extending the intimate hospital setting, construction of wooden buildings took place in 1912 but were unfortunately lost in a fire one year later. … Continue reading Central Maine Sanitorium
Within this blog post, I’ll be discussing the creation of the short story series All My Friends Are Freaks. The significance of each of the main characters; Ethan, Twitch, and Annie will be outlined in-depth alongside a drafted map of the behavioral health center with actual photos from inside the facility! Additionally, I’ll be responding to your questions from the All My Friends Are Freaks Q&A
Annie and Twitch make their way off the unit in search of Ethan after his encounter with a mysterious new patient, Samuel. Arming themselves with contraband, they fight their way through complications both familiar, and the seemingly supernatural. Will they make it out alive or suffer the consequences of this unearthly phenomena?
Opened in 1978 on 315 Travis, Treebeards lives within the Baker Travis building, which is the second oldest building in Houston, Texas. Although the reviews mentioned great food and a lively bar atmosphere, reports of cold spots and a bean cooks description of a full body apparition are what caught my teams eye. Making it … Continue reading Treebeards Restaurant
Constructed in 1926, the Julia Ideson Building located at 500 McKinney stands across from downtowns Main Branch Library in Houston, Texas. Although checking out a book would regularly be on my itinerary while visiting the library, rumors of a past caretaker and his dog's spirit roaming the grounds are what sparked my team and I's … Continue reading Julia Ideson Building