Tag Archives: Tales From The Darkside

Attention Span

I got the idea for this story while attending a multi-level marketing seminar some twenty-five, thirty years ago. I still remember as I sat in the audience (on folding chairs) and looked around, everyone (except me) was focused in what … Continue reading

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Plaything

I actually vaguely remember writing this. And its inspiration is the obvious: things that go bump in the night. We’ve all heard the unexplained sounds that always assail us in the weird hours of the night. Was it the house … Continue reading

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Short Story Listing

Well, here it is, the complete listing of all my short stories and their dates…those already released on this site and those scheduled for release on this site…and their scheduled dates. As they get released I’ll update my Short Stories … Continue reading

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What Dreams Are Made Of

Wow, when I first reread this at the end of June, it just blew me away! I’d forgotten about this story, but once I began reading it—not unlike the character in the story—I began remembering things… creepy, unsettling things. Well, … Continue reading

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Allergies

This is a dark little ditty inspired by my sudden discovery one day that I’d apparently developed an allergy. I’d never had any allergies before. In the mid-to-late 80s and the early 90s, while living in Colorado Springs, I’d driven … Continue reading

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Rewrite

This is my newest effort! A brand new short story I was inspired to write April 8th, and wrote April 9th. I’ve since been polishing it (including having Mandy Pratt, my tireless, proofreader/editor, go over it). It’s a dark, troubling … Continue reading

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Walkers

I remember writing this short story quite well! What I remember (I checked my writing records) most was that it was accepted for publication in a letter to me, March 13, 1992 (Friday the 13th), by Thin Ice…but Thin Ice … Continue reading

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