Serial Fiction

Episode 7: Maidens, Mothers, and a Crone – The Roanoke Sessions

(Author’s note: This is part 7 of an ongoing series. For episodes 1 to 7, click here:  http://thegoblinguy.com/category/serial-fiction/) In an ancient graveyard at the edge of town, at the center of a small cypress ringed grove, a single headstone stood apart from all the others. It was a few hours before midnight, in this grove and…

Episode 6: Willm – The Roanoke Sessions

(Author’s note: This is part 6 of an ongoing series. For episodes 1 to 5, click here:  http://thegoblinguy.com/category/serial-fiction/) Across the square from the church, through the tangled tendrils of choking fog, and past a slime encrusted fountain that burbled to life on only the rarest of occasions, there stood a library. A pair a heavy timbered…

Episode 5: The Watch Children – The Roanoke Sessions

(Author’s note: This is part 5 of an ongoing series. For episodes 1 to 4, click here: http://thegoblinguy.com/category/serial-fiction/) “Time check, Eli!” Two minutes till midnight, high above the fog-filled streets of the city, four figures crouched on the rooftop. By the looks of it, they were engaged in the rather illicit enterprise of breaking and entering.…

Episode 4: Miss Mary – The Roanoke Sessions

(This is an ongoing fiction serial. While you can read this portion all on its own, you may want to check out Episodes 1, 2, or 3 for the full story thus far. Enjoy!) Words have power. It has been said, and thus it is so. It has also been said that a picture is worth…

Episode 3: Grundy, Dooley, & Smarr – The Roanoke Sessions

(Author’s Note: This is episode 3 of an ongoing series. To start at the beginning, click here:  Episode 1. ) An antique phonograph sat in the corner of the offices of Messrs. Grundy, Dooley, & Smarr, esquires. From its dented and rusted brass bell came the scratchy whispering static of the needle scraping across the end…

Episode 2: Grue – The Roanoke Sessions

(Note: This is part 2 of an ongoing series. For Episode 1, click here.) Grue liked the city. It was dark, empty, and quiet. Grue liked the dark. He felt safer in its shadows. A thick blanket of fog filled the narrow streets of the city from morning to night. It huddled in the alleyways…

Episode 1: Rags – The Roanoke Sessions

My dad wrote a book. Big deal. As a list of achievements go, that is pretty small potatoes. Anybody can write a book. Just like anybody can father a child. It doesn’t mean they should. I mean heck, I could write a book. I could, but I’m not going to. Though if I did, I…

Fiction, Free for the Funky

In an attempt to carve out some creative work time each week, and to keep the momentum rolling while I deal with the less-creative side of my job, I have decided to try a bit of an experiment.   I have found, that perhaps the hardest part of being a self employed and self published…