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Attack of the Wolf/Cat: “Escape = Hard”

Attack of the Wolf/Cat Hybrid, Part 8: “Escape = Hard” [read part 1!] Peter tried to writhe, tried to squirm. The Frankenstraps straps held tight and firm.  He tried to twist, tried to nudge. The Frankenstraps just wouldn’t budge. He tried to flex, … Continue reading

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Attack of the Wolf/Cat Abomination (Part 7)

Attack of the Wolf/Cat Hybrid, Part 7 (read part 1!) For Peter, the next chapter careened in and out of focus. Got a little unconventional. Wolfcat = shot. Oh hey, it’s fattie George Sprint, rifle perched on shoulder. Blubbering toward Peter. Then … Continue reading

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Attack of the Wolf/Cat Abomination (Part 6)

Attack of the Wolf/Cat Hybrid, Part 6 [read part 1!] Under the backyard’s wide open sky Señor Wolfcat folded himself into the letter C, gave his crotch a furious snouting. At first he didn’t seem to notice the dirty white … Continue reading

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Attack of the Wolf/Cat Abomination (Part 5)

Attack of the Wolf/Cat Hybrid, Part 5 [read part 1!] Everything had changed. For Peter, it was no longer a matter of escaping the mountain with all his fingers and toes and organs where they were supposed to be. Turns out the … Continue reading

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Attack of the Wolf/Cat Abomination (Part 4)

Attack of the Wolf/Cat Hybrid, Part 4 Peter’s prevailing emotion–besides abject, piss-pants terror–was exasperation. He simply couldn’t believe that his fate had been determined by something so trivial–so STUPID!–as leaving the house sans car keys. Or maybe he could believe … Continue reading

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“Zombie Planetfall Chapter 3: The People”

The next installment of “Zombie Planetfall” is up on Wattpad. FREE to read! Things are starting to heat up for our astronaut friends. Literarily. http://w.tt/1Pgp0uO Please remember to give me an up vote (if you liked it, of course—don’t want … Continue reading

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“The Crawling Hand (With a Gun)” Featured on Podcast!

This had been a fun week for practicallyserious! A short horror flash fiction I wrote for this blog about two years ago, “The Crawling Hand (With a Gun),” just appeared on Kris Baker Dersch’s podcast “No Extra Words. ” Listen … Continue reading

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Short Scary Stories: Clowns at the Bank

Flash Fiction: Clowns at the Bank I’ve been after Clownin’ Around since they took Fleet Street bank. There’s a load of them all in clown suits. They tumble messy through the front doors and stampede right through the undertrained security guards no … Continue reading

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“Get Highpants” Part 6

Funny Short Stories: “Get Highpants” Part 6 As he dragged the wounded T. Bennet into the living room—where the remaining three Exterminators had sort of taken it upon themselves to set up base camp—Styles heard R. C. Nutmeg’s scream down … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: “Get Highpants – Part 4”

LIVING ROOM—DAY: B. Styles heard the gunshot and the resulting high-pitched “Sonofa!” Whole thing kicked him into a much higher gear. Damnit that’s right, he remembered now, This is the ex-agent that kept himself in tip-top shape by jogging jogging … Continue reading

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