Triskadekaphobia

It means fear of the number 13 and things associated with it. I actually learned this word tangentially today: And yes! Eyes in the Walls is finally live in all formats. But this got me thinking – why are people “superstitious” and what does “superstition” really mean? Oddly, I think if you look at Pagan history, particularly that of antiquity, the concept is almost an inversion of what we think of today. Pagans viewed rituals as something that created outcomes via the attention of the gods – you made a sacrifice, Jupiter looked favorably upon your military campaign. You keep…

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Eyes in the Walls, chapter 2

I couldn’t shake that horrible thing from my dreams. It didn’t help that I had to go to the funeral home at least once a week. I did my best to focus on my homework, but I could never get rid of the feeling that the thing in the morgue was watching me, waiting. At night I imagined him following me home and sneaking into my house, standing at the foot of my bed in the darkness, licking his lips.

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Writestream: THE LAST CHAPTER

The Writestream is at last coming to an end, with show #50. In this show, we will focus on how to end a story, resolve the conflict, and leave the reader/viewer satisfied. Please stop by and pay your respects (press F). If the channel still exists after December 10, I will be beginning another livestream format, hopefully bringing in more guests and creating something entertaining as well as informative. Also be sure to pick up my huge Christmas collection, which includes 10 books, before it goes out of print in January. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0823RGLR6 And pre-order Eyes in the Walls, by new…

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FANTASY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR 2019

For a limited time only, you can get all of my published books in one mammoth volume – $9.99 for the ebook or (very appropriately) $20.19 for the gigantic paperback. I thought this would be a fun way to offer all of my stuff in one place, and also to publish a very large, very red book. The paperback is A4 size, set in two columns at size 10 font to pack everything in under 600 pages, making the volume quite affordable for the rather large amount of content within. Check this thing out!   This will be GONE come…

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Eyes in the Walls – Psychological Horror coming Friday the 13th of December

I’ve got a new book coming out, and you can pre-order it for 99 cents. After this period, the price will go up to 2.99. The ebook is free for Kindle Unlimited customers, and will be free for paperback customers when the physical becomes available. What should you expect? Eyes in the Walls is a book about a boy named Billy who sees a monster. No adults in his life believe him. They think he’s crazy, and they put him on antipsychotics. However, the other kids seem to believe him, even confirming the reality of the monster, who lives in the…

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City of Silver Now Available in Ebook and Paperback!

My newest book, the first in the Moonsong Series, is now available in ebook and paperback on Amazon. Right now, the book is part of Kindle Unlimited, which means Amazon is the only retail outlet where you can get the ebook, but you can also read for free if you have the Kindle Unlimited subscription. Buy it here – 99 cents for the ebook, 6.25 for the physical. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07YXP263K   BTW, if this post seems rather, shall we say, stripped down (no cover art, for example), its because my site is not functioning right now. Of course it happens when…

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Live in the Pod and Eat Bugs

Bob, who lived in the pod above Jake, was masturbating again. Jake peeled his eyes open. They felt like oranges that had been cut open and left in the sun. It wasn’t something out of the ordinary – watching the standard government-funded porn before getting up for work – but Bob was far too indiscreet about it. He moaned and rocked as he got off, making the old steel and fiberboard of the pod creak in time with his ugly incantations. Jake looked at the clock next to his mattress, in the single shelf that housed his personal effects. He…

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Voices of the Void, part 4

You can get the ebook for Voices of the Void right now for $0.99 on Amazon – free with kindle unlimited – or get the paperback (ebook always free with a physical purchase). Read part 1 | Read part 2 | Read part 3 He watched the lift car approach, hanging from a steel rail, arriving much sooner than Andrew anticipated. Had it really come so far in just a few minutes? He worked against an urge to check his computer, which he knew was not functioning properly, to confirm the time.  The car moved past the windows and arrived at the steel double doors. After…

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