Monthly Archives: January 2009

Intense

Wandering across the campus I am transported 18 years to the past, memories of long wool coats, sauntering to class, full of questions and a hunger to learn. Today, getting our FREE coffee (thank you Squire) I bring my briefcase and the fear that I do not belong. Most of the students are half my […]

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MSU MFA

Arrived, made it here in one piece. The ride down was rather introspective, but unfortunately I have had no internet since getting here. My laptop power cable died. Nice. So no time to expound on the prison cell dorm room, the moist air of the brick and mortar campus, or the small group of writers […]

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Nefarious Muse – Freedom

The story “Freedom” which came in 2nd at the Nefarious Muse contest last Fall.

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Cause & Effect #5 – Fate

One of my first published stories, a great little dark story called “Fate.”

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CC#5 – Sins of the Father

That’s FIVE in a row at CC.

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CC#3 – After the Fire

Third short story at CC.

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So it begins

A hug and kiss to the wife and kids, loaded up, gas, car washed and a fresh supply of crack in a cup, Starbuck Venti Mocha, and I am wanderlust. Not bad. 178 miles from Mundelein to Champaign. Baymont hotel? Eh. Ok. But nice free wifi, so I can’t complain too much. Lots of thoughts […]

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