Writing, Writing, Writing, Writing

The details of my birth aren’t important. I hate the "a new star appeared in the sky" or "the clock struck twelve and I began to cry" bullshit. Kim…


Nostalgia Used to Be Considered a Disease

Close up the shutters, pull off the letters and watch as the plastic teeth rains caulk. Lock up the doors so the teenagers won’t break in to drink.…


Cultural Hamletism

“As I perchance hereafter shall think meet To put an antic disposition on" Hamlet (1.5. 179-180) Hamlet, in Hamlet, has a bit of a problem. His…


On Grifting

I’ve been fairly fortunate in being able to write and put out work consistently through many channels. I’ve sold rights to short stories, I’ve had…


Forward-Facing Eyes

Hey, guys. Long time reading, first time posting. I’m pretty sure most creepy toys have been covered in this thread, the monkey with the cymbals with…


Navajo Native

This is my first time posting here. It’s Saturday night and I’m drunk as hell so fuck it, I might as well tell you. I’ve read everything that’s been…


Never Meet ‘Em

“You seem like a really nice kid and so I don’t want to give you the two hour rant that’s just the extended Sparknotes version of ‘never give up on…


Dynasty Forever

Doctor Dynasty felt the hollow point bullets stab at the front of his Kevlar jacket like a thousand angry wasps. One broke through, piercing his…


The Problem of Dry Rot in the Manor in the Woods by the Lake

It is certainly easy to forget about the things left unseen. Cutlery that has fallen down the back of the sink. Clothes at the bottom of a pile at…


Randocoins

Dear Mx. President, Unfortunately, it has come to my attention that hyperinflation is near inevitable. You can see it in the push towards getting…