Category Archives: Fiction

The Burnt Man

He was a burnt man. His clothes were crisp with charcoal, his breath dark with the taste of smoke. Now and then, bits of him would dry up and break off, greasily smearing the lives of those he brushed against. … Continue reading

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Drinking Solution

Jim’s friends told him that he had a drinking problem, which was not strictly true. Jim had a drinking solution. His problem was the screams. “What will it be?” asked the bartender, a round, ruddy man, whose hair had given … Continue reading

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Sell-Out Week: The Sierpinski Code

Next up in sell-out week is a globe-trotting thriller full of historical riddles, mathematical trivia, and secret societies. Don’t miss a single syllable! The following is a work of fiction. However, every great work of fiction is based around a … Continue reading

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Sell-Out Week: The Erotic (S)exploits of Ghost-Dick

Now that I’ve officially sold out, there’s no point in holding on to what’s left of my dignity. It’s time to write what’s popular, and you know what’s selling? Poorly-written pornography masquerading as erotica, and paranormal romance. Why not kill two … Continue reading

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Sell-Out Week: Holy Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stoning

Today, I finally realized that the song I learned at church camp as “Pharaoh, Pharaoh” (whoa, baby, let my people go, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah) was not, as I had been led to believe, an original composition, but a bastardized … Continue reading

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Alas, Babylonana

And now, for a complete change of tone, I present to you a story I co-wrote with my housemate Brian. We alternated writing every few sentences. It matters little. It is unlikely that either of us, working alone, could have … Continue reading

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Can I Tell You A Story?

Hey everyone, I just finished chapter 3 of the book I’m writing, and here’s a brief excerpt. Enjoy! *     *     * “Sure, trust the crazy person,” I said. “You can’t make things much worse, after all.” … Continue reading

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