The Living End The 5:45 from Central squealed to a stop just as Dustin Johnson figured out the answer to 17 down in his crossword. For half an excruciating minute there was nothing but the shriek of brakes and the moaning of a horn and the shudder of the carriage refusing to do as it … Continue reading Hold Up
The first icy tendrils of winter slithered through the distant gumtrees and across the battered farm, so Father clutched the woman he loved just a little closer. They sat together on the balcony, wrapped in a thick blanket, with a spectacular array of stars opening up before them. Nothing was said. Nothing needed to be … Continue reading Nothin’ Shakin’ But The Leaves On The Trees
Nothin' Shakin' is a new writing project designed to show my ability at working with different styles, and challenge me as an author. Most of the stories are between 500 and 1000 words, are written inside an hour, and cover everything from sci-fi and horror to romance and comedy. The rules are simple; I whip … Continue reading What is Nothin’ Shakin’?