Tin Roof

“Old man Jefferson is up on that staging again, working away all by his lonesome,” said Mrs. Audibert to her husband. “I’d bet he could use a hand. Why don’t you go on over and help for a bit, Paul?” For once, her approach was direct, and Paul appreciated the absence of passive-aggressive hints which…

Excerpt From The Printouts

  Hello! I hope everyone is doing alright this evening. Me? No complaints yet. A Nor’Easter comes from the south, threatening merciless ice and treacherous commutes. This is not a continuation of the last story I finished on here, either. Winter in Maine, friends… it is your friend one day and the next, it holds a…

The Storm Within — Part Six

From the beginning…. Parts One, Two, Three, Four, and Five. “Has it been five months?” Karen asks. “Time drags when the nightmares—no—when the madness consumes all logical thought.” She sits alone on the bed of her hotel room, gazing into the steady pulse of the tiny red dot on the top of the camcorder placed…

The Storm Within — Part Five

Parts One, Two, Three, and Four are yours to read… only if you want them to be. Allen feels his throat strain as he shouts above the unexplained snow squall. “We need to leave,” he holds the camera to her light as Karen searches the ceiling for the origin of the storm. “Karen—did you hear…

The Storm Within — Part Four

In case you missed it (shame on you): Part One Part Two Part Three Karen’s Explorer inched to a stop in front of the Parish home. “Do you believe officer Emmert’s voicemail?” Asked Allen. “Not really,” returned Karen. “You don’t sound so sure.” “Because I am not. Think of it: a time lapse of three…

Something to Hold You Over….

Hey everyone, Have some art to keep you pacified until Part Four of The Storm Within is released. Everything was drawn by my best friend for my birthday last year. Enjoy! Birthday piece itself. I can’t believe it took me this long to get my scanner hooked up to my new computer. Charlie (you’ll see his…

The Storm Within — Part Three

In case you missed Parts One and Two….   “I hope he doesn’t back out,” said Karen Blane. “That makes two of us.” She sat with her former boss and producer at WPLQ, Allen Viera. They sipped nervously at their second round of coffee as they waited for Officer Paul Emmert to arrive. “Listen, Allen,…