Tag Archives: Twilight Zone

“Broken Windows”

“Broken Windows” is out as an e-short story! Here’s the link! I can’t believe I’d originally started this story twenty years ago, in 1997. I’d only written four double-spaced pages. I rediscovered it last year (2016) when I was revisiting … Continue reading

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Freefallin’

I’ve done three static-line skydives, never done the freefall, but still was intrigued with the possibilities detailed within this story. It still gives me the heebie-jeebies re-reading it. Yeah. My palms are still sweating…. This story originally appeared in Black … 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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Drive-Ins

I love drive-in theaters! We used to frequent one in the town we live in, packed up the truck with sleeping bags, pillows, and blankets—our dog—and drove off to the Aircadia Drive-In. Back the truck in and drop the tail … Continue reading

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Blondie’s

This story originated from a situation when my then-girlfriend and I had to take shelter from a heinous and torrential downpour back in the summer of 1984. Brenda and I had been driving back in separate cars to North Dakota … Continue reading

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The Chain Letter

Back before e-mail and the Internet, there were these things called “chain letters.” Actual letters that randomly circulated to the “unlucky” for immediate global dissemination and unheralded good luck upon the recipient. I received the exact chain letter in this … Continue reading

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Snow Paper

Family tragedies, knives, deserted, wintry forests, wolves, and, well, the stuff of fantasy. This is yet another story I don’t  remember writing, and was written in the early years (1989), but as I stumbled upon it, it just captured my … Continue reading

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