Writing is built on persistence

The Writing Grindstone

I’m so sick of writing, sometimes. That’s why I’ve quit so many times. Even as I read that last sentence,

website migration -

Website Migration

Time for…website migration! I have another website over at  However, I’ve decided to host my melodrama on my own

Machine -

The Justice Machine

The pock-marked scabs that dotted the treeless, barren landscape on the face of our stronghold city, Labrinthia, were what held

Balloon -


“Yes, you’re going to die one of these days.” Libby stood on the porch to my best friend, Mikey’s, house.

Experiment -

Trial Run

“Put the gun down, Amy!” My voice went hoarse, unexpectedly, as the girl I’d just started dating three weeks ago

Red -


“What are you doing, here? Oh, I see. Good day!” I smile a lie. I find my way to where

Coyote -


“Look at the puppy, Daddy!” My just-turned-four-year-old-today stood next to my wife, Sarah, and a newly-erected porch gate in front

Guitar selfie

In Minor

A few months back, I’d opened up a window on Sunday morning to keep the smell of bacon from wafting.

Billiards -

Calling Shots

In 1987, a man drops an eight ball in the corner pocket, and goes home with a drunk girl impressed

Heliocentrism -


Bruno, you poor bastard. Just when they thought Copernicus was crazy, you came striding in: “The stars are suns with