Santa’s Little Killers: Chapter 4

Chapter 4 Not a creature was stirring…except for 3 elves. Winter opens a window, then slips inside the cabin. Joyous stuffs his face through the opening. Nippy swings a leg inside the kitchen as his other foot remains planted in the snow. “Ummm…a little help…” Nippy says. Joyous pulls Nippy’s hand and bumps his headContinue reading “Santa’s Little Killers: Chapter 4”

Santa’s Little Killers: Chapter 3

Chapter 3 Abominable Snowmen Snowflakes levitate in the atmosphere as an icy trail leads toward a hill rising against a stellar ornamented sky. Joyous wobbles, then extends his arms outward. “I’m going to fall!” Nippy catches him. “Thanks! You’re a real sweetheart.” Joyous says. Nippy lets him go—his feet slip, slide and spin. “Ouch! Now IContinue reading “Santa’s Little Killers: Chapter 3”

Santa’s Little Killers: Chapter 2

Chapter 2 We’re On The List! Joyous smacks Nippy. “Wake up! Wake up!…no no no…come on…hello? Are you in there…yes! You ate too much peppermint…lightweight…” Nippy’s eyes spring open, and then he covers his mouth. “Oh, my, what happened to you?” Joyous looks down at the gooey red stuff smothering his yeti fur coat—he wipesContinue reading “Santa’s Little Killers: Chapter 2”

‘Tis The Season To Be Gory

Jack Frost is dead. Oh! Shame on me! My name is Icy Evil. I’d shake your hand but I’m kinda cold. Don’t cry or your tears will freeze to your face. Now…I don’t like it when people get upset…it makes me all warm inside…and then I start to melt, which means I’ll need to doContinue reading “‘Tis The Season To Be Gory”

The Ugliest Ugly Sweater

A snowflake splatters against a frosted window as someone spins on their toes, then turns on the radio. “…It’s a winter wonder land, baby, oh, yeah, it’s so cold outside…frightful…” Muffled words squeeze through a closed door. “Hey Bud! The party is about to start! Get your sweater on and let’s go sip some peppermint SchnappsContinue reading “The Ugliest Ugly Sweater”


  He felt the drops plunk down on his nose. Of course, the rain would find his huge schnoz first! Her hand was grabbed as they dashed towards the widest tree in the forest. They laughed; taking shelter under its leafy canopy. He rustled through the backpack’s contents until two emergency blankets were discovered. Crinkly noises were heardContinue reading “Hungry”

Fifty Words Story Collaboration: An Impossible Rescue

There it was again, a faint cry for help. Sebastian raced down the path of trees towards the cemetery. He stopped at a tombstone. With his front paws, he began digging in the dirt. Below, Diane’s soul cried out as she was pulled deeper into the depths of Hell. Eventually, Nancy caught up with herContinue reading “Fifty Words Story Collaboration: An Impossible Rescue”

Nowhere In Particular

The road never ends. All I can do is stick my thumb out and hope a stupid bastard stops. Most don’t. And the people who do stop, well…I’m positive they’ll never do that again. Yup. It’s true. A red station wagon rattles down the dusty road. I extend my thumb as the station wagon driftsContinue reading “Nowhere In Particular”

Fifty Words Story Collaboration: A Great Fall

He felt dizzy and fell hard; his head bleeding profusely. Running to him, she, too, tumbled. Her arm snapped, and she screamed. She crawled painfully to him. “Are you okay, Jack?” He winced. “There’s something wrong with the well water, Jill. I feel sick. Tell everyone not to drink it.” “Oh, Jack,” Jill bawled fromContinue reading “Fifty Words Story Collaboration: A Great Fall”

Grime Street: Halloween Special

  The air is cold. Pumpkins glow. And a Devil’s Moon will soon rise! Put on your costume, turn off the lights, don’t answer the door, and salivate for a real treat! Wade Hackette is on a special October assignment, and things are about to get a little hairy.     Lunar light impales twisted greyContinue reading “Grime Street: Halloween Special”