Originally posted 2016-03-11 12:00:13. A runway carves down the stairs and out into the arena where the captive audience waits. Behind the scenes, a flurry of activity unfolds as clothing is draped, assessed, and claimed. “Where’s my blue barrett?” A girl’s voice shrieks until the item is found among other accessories. It is the big…

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Originally posted 2016-02-26 12:00:30. I will love you For forever, But hate you For much longer, I will cherish you From heaven, But loathe you From my hell, I’ll remember What you promised, But forget the things You said, I’ll wish I never Knew you, But I’ll cry when You are dead.

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Originally posted 2016-02-19 17:00:32. Darkness fills the room. The rough scratching of a match on sandpaper fills the air. The shadows dance and run, being held back by the glow. The flame gently tickles the wick. The match extinguished, the shadow charge in close. As the new flame adjusts to its new host, an anticipation…

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Originally posted 2016-02-19 12:00:48.   Memories of Hope ♦ A   belief   in   the   future,   visions  of   life a   promise   of  dreams,  love,  and  family preserved in the bonds of husband and wife within   the     strong     walls     of     stability ♦ A dream of giggles…

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Originally posted 2016-02-19 08:00:01. Chapter 1: Underground (FWF: Shiver) Chapter 2: The New World (FWF: Barren) Chapter 3: Dinty Moore is a Delicacy (FWF: Red) Amy was moving slowly and there was nothing she could do about it. The topography of the Pittsburgh area is notable for its makeup of hills and trees, broken up only…

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Originally posted 2016-02-05 17:00:27. Red haired stranger On the run, Sees me waiting, So much fun. Touches my lips, I close my eyes, Says it means nothing, Tells me such lies. When it’s all over, Holds me too tight, I whisper soft prayers Throughout the dark night.

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Originally posted 2016-02-05 12:00:13. Long story, short – I’ve been reading way too many romance novels…  Here is my FWF for Red!   The day Cal saw the woman in that strange colored dress, he’d thought he had lost his mind.  Which, to him, might have been possible: the week at the firm had been…

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Originally posted 2016-01-29 17:00:52. His heart had died, not long ago Broken from loss and pain He drank to keep the ghouls away While riddled with loss and shame   As he grew colder and felt the chill Of death without escape A heartbeat pounded in his chest A choice he had to make  …

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Originally posted 2016-01-29 12:00:52. Where was I? Why me specifically? You can ask anyone over the age of 20, and they’ll tell you where they were the day Yellowstone opened the gates of Hell. But, since you asked politely and seem too young to remember yourself, I’ll tell you. I was sitting in the pub…

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Originally posted 2016-01-22 20:00:37. Previously published here! Now brought to you via podcast reading. Enjoy! Listen to the show here: Direct Download or Site link Or follow the Geeks and Geeklets podcast network on iTunes, Stitcher, and other podcasting sites!

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Originally posted 2016-01-22 17:00:19. There was a time when we lived below. We guarded the core and kept the demons in chains. We never went to the Upside. The Elders told us it was a barren place and we believed them. So we stayed at the core, where the fire seared our skin and the…

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Originally posted 2016-01-22 12:00:17. Continued from Chapter 1: Underground, posted January 8, 2016 (Author’s note: Chapter 1, as published here, needs some work. It provides some background, but I don’t think it’s necessary to read the following story/chapter.)   Chapter 2: The New World The door of Amy’s shelter opened reluctantly. It was a heavy thing, made of…

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Originally posted 2016-01-22 08:00:24.        I crouched low in the snow, my back up against the brick wall behind me.  The long cloak was spread around my form, fallen snow already gathered on it, making me look like a snowdrift.  At least, I hoped it made me look that way.  My hood was…

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Originally posted 2016-01-15 20:00:27. Previously published here! Now brought to you via podcast reading. Enjoy! Listen to the show here: Direct Download or Site link Or follow the Geeks and Geeklets podcast network on iTunes, Stitcher, and other podcasting sites!

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Originally posted 2016-01-15 17:00:36. Winter is insidious.  No matter what you do, it creeps in, past windows and doors, seemingly through walls and floors, and finds its way to you.  When the wind blows, and you hear it outside howling like a hungry beast, you understand the Algonquian stories of Wendigo. And a new chill…

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