Category Archives: Excerpts
This serial story is presented in draft (unedited) form. New installments will be posted every Friday, and each installment is available for one week. Miss one? Joining late? Email me for the previous installments. Creepy reading… The Dry Rain … Continue reading
This week’s excerpt is from the first story in the new Insecticide series. It’s supposed to be a short story, but…we’ll see… Excerpt: The Dry Rain (Insecticide, Book 1) William shuffled his feet through the barren field, papery gray … Continue reading
Excerpt: Sprouted A terracotta head sporting a thick mane of tiny plants caught her eye, and she stopped to watch the commercial. Dull orange pottery shapes of all sorts were soaked in water, and then parts of them smeared with … Continue reading
Excerpt: Lettuce Prey He was feeding the bitch cake. Off his own fork. Bastard. Abby Mars peered through the small portal window in the swinging door that separated the kitchen from the dining room. Her ears burned with anger as … Continue reading
Today’s excerpt is from a Halloween story…which I thought was somewhat appropriate given that some people on Facebook are calling for an end to Valentine’s Day with a second Halloween instead… The next serial story starts Monday and will be … Continue reading
Excerpt: Angel Eyes She stirred, shivering as her skin puckered against the cool porcelain. Sitting on the edge of the tub, he tied a length of rubber tubing around her arm and waited for the veins to rise before … Continue reading
I like writing short stories – it’s always a challenge trying to fit as much detail into as little space as possible. Today’s excerpt is one of the four flash pieces in No Hazard Pay, a little sampler I put … Continue reading
A little gift for you – have a Creepy Christmas! Christmas Red Coppery. Sticky. Burgundy-sweet. Thick liquid candy, and always a treat. Tip the bottle up high, feel it burn down your throat. Soft fuzzy trim on a dark Santa’s … Continue reading
Meet Saul Tanpepper in his interview here, and connect with him at his web site (links to social media, blogs, etc there).
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We’re getting creepier as the day wears on! Check out this excerpt from The Painting by Ryan Casey – and come back for an interview with the author himself next Wednesday! As always this month, remember to comment on this post or sign up here for your chance to win a bunch of ebooks tonight…including a copy of this book!