The List…

These are the stories I’ve written thus far, in something vaguely resembling chronological order…

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Title Word Count Summary
Dinner At Eight 2100 A couple finds a new restaurant to try, and has the most incredible experience ever…until it’s time to pay the check.
Smile For The Camera 5100 A street photographer upgrades his gear to improve his work, but gets far more behind the lens than he planned.
Ancestry 1000 We’ve all seen the commercials about DNA tests to learn our heritage. Be careful what you ask for.
There’s An App For That? 3100 Always read the fine print before you click on the Agree button.
Shower Time 4400 A simple shower leads to a different time, place, and person…but, not the best person to be.
Ear Wax 666 Maybe it’s better to leave the cleaning to medical professionals, after all.
Ghost Writer 5250 A part time author finds an antique notebook that completes his ideas for him…but, at what cost?
Rough Draft 1400 That person always on your nerves? Write them to death! Just don’t look out the window afterwards…
Bequeath 4700 Man has long believed that we all have a demon imprisoned deep within us, always kept at bay. But, what if it was released as we dream?
Blind Terror 1125 Trapped in a small space, so dark that sight is useless, trying to find a way out. He is not alone, and whatever is in there with him is not human…
Spirit of the Dead 21800 The small, quiet village of Carson’s Mill is the setting for ancient horrors spiraling out of control in this Novella length tale…
Texting 470 A conversation, entirely by text messages, between a teen and a dead man.
Nightmare 1480 A recurring nightmare plagues him, getting a little closer to him each time he dreams it.
Down, Please 1585 A writer of horror tries to help a woman caught in an elevator, and discovers a true horror…
Cursed at the Crossroads 7120 A bluesman changes his mind at the Crossroads, choosing to keep his soul, and the Devil is angry…very angry.
Trappe’s Rest 2375 A wiseguy testifies for the Feds, and heads out to hide. He finds a nondescript place where he fits in better than he’d have dreamed.
The Waiting Room 670 A short peek into an entirely possible future, reminiscent of the old Twilight Zone, with Rod Serling at the helm.
Littlebugs 825 Kelly endured Mike’s complaints about tiny bugs harassing him. Turns out, she really should have listened better…
Mr. Cook’s Visitor 1400 An actor gets exceptional coaching for the role of a lifetime from a highly unlikely source…
Disconnect 1270 “The Waiting Room” reworked by request for The Horror Tree
Scary Dead Things 1000 A nurse checks on a patient who dies of fright in front of her, muttering “Scarydeadthings”…
Dark Divinity 1500 Had he only taken the money, that would have been bad enough, but what he did was worse, much worse…
Tumor 1660 They raced him into the OR, planning to save his life, not realizing they were opening a portal to Hell…
Just A Little Bloob 1100 He tortured her with his vile farts until she took revenge, unleashing dreadful consequences…
Tick…Tick…Tick… 3700 The ticking of the Deathwatch Beetle follows Joe Quinn wherever he goes, and he soon learns why…
Dad…A Drabble 100 A short horror tale, exactly 100 words, written as a Drabble submission for the Horror Tree website.
Fill ‘er Up 1950 When Daddy makes a promise to his little girl, he keeps it…even from beyond the grave…
Malone’s Hand 1330 A dying patient tells an unbelievable story to a visitor with his last breath…
The Safe Place 1350 Charlie Anderson retreats into a safe place, and finds it completely perfect, but shouldn’t have locked that door…
Pie 2090 Shane Wolfe tries a diet program with his wife, and finds a pizza alternative that includes more than just calories…
Blind Demo 3180 A 1953 radio DJ gets a demo record from Luther Faire…his engineer should not have given it a spin that night…
Writer, Blocked 4500 A writer falls into depression and a bottle of bourbon, and is visited by the horrors he’s created in his work…
Lucky Buck 2715 An old man tells the story of a loser, finally given his chance to win, but deals with the devil rarely end well…
Damian’s Grille 1450 Moe and Joe do not appreciate rowdy bikers causing trouble in their favorite restaurant…
The Dot 2400 Bobby is fascinated by the white dot that seems to travel to the back of their old TV when it’s turned off…
Soul Eater 2570 The banker declined the wrong man’s loan application, and now must face the consequence of a curse older than time…
Test Case 2200 The Baby Boomer was clearly confused. After all, he’d never been turned into a vampire before…
Darkness…A Drabble 100 A short horror tale, exactly 100 words, written as a Drabble submission for the Horror Tree website.
Wandering Widow Waltz 2000 A tale of terror and treachery, inspired by the late, great EC Comics, featuring Myron the Mortician, your narrator.
Model Prisoner 1550 A long time corrections officer faces retirement after one last week covering the graveyard shift in the Solitary wing.
Twelve Forty-Five 2700 Pete keeps waking at the intersection of then and now,
wondering why… and then the trolley comes…
A Quiet Evening 2500 Two old friends passing a quiet evening in the bar find an
unusual and unwelcome visitor has joined them…
And Then The Phone Rang 2400 Shari hates her drive home through the Suicide Stretch, but
this night, her cell phone rings…
The Man in the Cloud 1700 A miserable shrew of a woman meets a mysterious stranger as a
cloud obscures the road on which she was driving…
The Man in the Park 1500 On his daily walk through the park, Tom meets a remarkable stranger for a once in a lifetime experience…