Month: August 2017

Short Stories, The Catacombs, Writing

The Catacombs [Parts 8-14]

If Leslie Twilling returned to the town she was born in, she wouldn’t recognize it. Dark suits, military uniforms, and the miscellaneous gear of scientists and specialists fill the streets and homes. Military personnel run drills down main street, and a putrid yellow smoke billows from the old pharmacist building. All of this could be […]

Short Stories, The Catacombs, Writing

Rising [The Catacombs, Part 8]

If Leslie Twilling returned to the town she was born in, she wouldn’t recognize it. Dark suits, military uniforms, and the miscellaneous gear of scientists and specialists fill the streets and homes. Military personnel run drills down main street, and a putrid yellow smoke billows from the old pharmacist building. All of this could be […]

Short Stories, The Catacombs, Writing

Area X2291 [The Catacombs, Part 7]

After the disappearance of the Morrison kids, the federal government took a serious look into the situation in Rosmire. Rural disappearances are common enough, though tragic. Runaways, murders, kidnappings, accidents; anything that can happen in a city can happen in a small town. As harsh as it may sound, the government simply doesn’t have time […]

Short Stories, The Catacombs, Writing

Training. [The Catacombs, Part 5]

Training was horrendous. I’d always been a bit of a couch potato and the next six months would put military basic training to shame. All electronics were removed from us aside from government assigned laptops and phones. We were cut off from the world, physically, electronically, and emotionally. Somewhere between four and six every morning […]

Reviews

Book Review: Under Midnight Lights: Part 2

The second book of her series on her love affair with ballet – wait, I mean a love affair between dancers, the book shows both so clearly – Lewandowski has outdone herself. The tension keeps you turning pages, and falling deeper in love with the little town ballerina who’s heart is torn between the two […]

Reviews

Book Review: Annihilation

This was one of the most interesting and unique books I’ve read in years. I’m not a huge proponent of the horror genre, but I do have a fascination with anything lovecraftian and this definitely fits the bill. Area X is an inexplicable anomaly, and chews up and spits out the expeditions sent to figure […]