Back in October, I entered Short Fiction Break's Winter Writing Contest. To my delight and surprise, I won! My story was one of 2 runner's up for the Grand Prize. Along with the cash reward, they published my entry in their online magazine. Here's the link to my first published story, The Push. Enjoy.
1982 was a big year for me. I turned 18 and graduated from high school. It was the year I landed my first real job. It’s also when the dead first started to mess with me. Max had called me earlier in the day, asking to meet at the docks around sundown. She was late. … Continue reading The Lighthouse
Soaked, scared and miserable, my best friend Max and I huddled together on the shelf against the craggy rock wall under the shadow of the old abandoned lighthouse. We tried to share our warmth, but between the wind and my drenched clothes, we had none to give. My boat, now perched on the rock with … Continue reading Any Port… – Part 2
“Meet me on the docks after sundown.” could’ve been an invitation for a night of passion on the water. It wasn’t. It also could’ve been a challenge, offered by some thug with trouble in his eye and death at his hip. It wasn’t that either. It was however, the first stupid thing in a series … Continue reading Any Port…; Part 1