Category Archives: Fiction

America, 2018

I’m usually not very political, but this election has made it impossible not to be. Anyway, this is a short screenplay I wrote as political satire.

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One Good Eye: A Short Story

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“What seems to be the problem, Isaac?” asked Dr. Happ.

Isaac grabbed the left side of his forehead in anguish. “I’ve been having these terrible headaches, doctor.”

“How unfortunate,” Dr. Happ said. “Please step forward, and I will examine you.” Continue reading

Social Anxiety in Dostoyevsky’s Notes From the Underground

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Notes From the Underground is an 1864 novel written by the Russian writer, Fyodor Dostoyevsky. It is told from the perspective of an unnamed narrator who has gone underground, or withdrawn from society to live in isolation. Broken up into two parts, the first, called “Underground,” includes the narrator’s rambling thoughts and philosophies about life, consciousness, and all the things he dislikes about society. In the second part, “Apropos of the Wet Snow,” the narrator goes out into society and has several misguided interactions with people. Continue reading

Henchmen Wanted: A Short Story

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Have you ever wondered about those henchmen who work for evil mastermind villains in action movies? Where did they come from? What do they do all day? How did they get their jobs?

Find out in the darkly comic short story, “Henchmen Wanted,” about a group of mercenaries who are guarding a secret mountain base when an unexpected visitor shows up.

Available now on Amazon. Read a free sample of the story below. Continue reading

Under Space: A Short Story

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“Under Space” is a science fiction short story that I originally published on this website a couple of years ago. I had only written screenplays back then, and “Under Space” was my first attempt at prose. Looking back, it was a little rough, so I re-edited the story and created a new cover. The updated version of the 6,500-word short story is now available on Amazon and other online retailers. You can still read a free sample of the story at the original link here. Continue reading

Trick or Zombie Treat: Excerpt 2

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My new Halloween-themed novel, Trick or Zombie Treat is available on Amazon. You can always read a free sample of the beginning of the book there. But the story starts a bit slow, so I decided to post an excerpt from the middle of the book, once the action and horror has heated up. Continue reading