Tag Archive for short story

a need to write

So today I finally learned what it means to be driven to write a story. I don’t know that I have ever felt that way before, you know, that I absolutely had to sit down and create a piece of fiction. To have a story that haunted me, and gnawed at me, until I had…

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…