Flash | “Magic for Sale”

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Magic Shop by Vylla on DeviantArt   “Magic for Sale” Five coopers and a two dimes couldn’t buy  a bread loaf let alone the medicine needed to fight off the flu spreading through the tenements in the lower wards. Charlie stared at the seven measly coins in his hand and wrapped his fingers tightly around the […]

Flash |”Where to the Nearest”

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It’s Friday. And it’s the start of a new feature from me. Every Friday I’m going to try posting short flash fiction. Short narratives inspired by great art I find on the web. I don’t own any of this art, it’s just really cool and sparks my imagination. I’ll always credit the great artists so […]

Musings | Where do I buy a Time Turner?!

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Imagine a child’s bedroom. The floor unseen. Toys scattered about. You know carpet covers the floor. At one point you’d seen the carpet. Except, all you see now is a cocktail party of Barbies, plastic bodies tossed haphazardly, their clothes strewn about, a pink convertible in pieces, doll houses wrecked, all as if a hurricane had come through […]

Musings | You don’t always need to tie your shoe la-… er… loose ends up

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Ever get to the end of a good book, your ready to take a breath after finally reaching the happy–or maybe just satisfying or unexpected–ending but then… You feel a nagging knot between your shoulder blades. Something is up. That one plot point. The character who mysteriously vanished midway through the story, who would’ve had all […]

Musing | Failed Roll, Shit Happens

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Anyone who plays a campaign with me knows I can’t roll if my character’s life depended on it. I’m the guy in the party who makes everything worse despite his good intentions. And everyone at the table knows my luck. Nope. Those are Clint’s dice. Not touching those. Case in point. One Sunday about a month […]