The generations pass the torch Unknowing and unwilling, Awakening one morning to find The light gone from their hands, The path before them dark and lonely, As the world passes by without them. And those who claim the torch do so Unknowing and unwilling, Awakening one morning to find The future trembling on their doorstep, … Continue reading Generations
This past Halloween, I wrote a story in the style of the great H.P. Lovecraft: The Mystery of Henry Orson. Even if you’ve never read any Lovecraft, you’ve probably encountered some of his signature memes. Many of them have found their way into other popular fiction, movies, and television shows, including: The Necronomicon (book of the … Continue reading My Halloween Story: The Mystery of Henry Orson
I originally planned my novel, Phoenix Afterlife, to open with a prologue instead of the scene with Matthius waking alone. The prologue would show the perspective of a character never seen again in the book: one of the unnamed alpha test subjects later mentioned by Matthius. The planned prologue went through several revisions before I dropped it from the book. … Continue reading Deleted Scenes From My Novel – 1
My story, Fractal Ambush, was submitted to the 2013 Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction Awards. Alas, it was not a winner.