I write weird stuff, and that includes weird fiction. Collected here are some of the (very) short stories that I've written over the years. Feel free to read them, and even save copies if you dearly love them. Just don't distribute them to anyone else in any other form, and obviously don't remove my name from them. Thanks.
Note: Some of these stories contain violence, the supernatural, and/or other possibly objectionable themes. If any of these things disturb you, it might be best if you didn't read any of my stories. Also, I hope it goes without saying that the views and/or beliefs of the characters are not necessarily my own, and I do not condone any sort of violent or destructive behavior. There, now I can't get in trouble. = )
Wow, this stuff is all ancient! For fiction written in something even approaching the recent past, check the fiction I've posted to Livejournal.
- Covers - Motivation is a good thing. A friend of mine started up a little writing project, and my participation led to this story. It's about a little boy named Timmy who doesn't want to be eaten by monsters. The idea behind the project was that each author would write a story that included 5 specific elements. Our stories turned out to feature the 5 elements in vastly different ways, and it was an interesting experience. More importantly, I had a lot of fun writing my story.
- Guardian - The is the prequel to the story above, Covers. Read Covers first, though. I enjoyed writing Covers so much that I wrote most of this prequel immediately afterwards. Unfortunately, I was soon distracted by other things and didn't get around to writing the ending for it until much, much later. It still feels a bit incomplete, but I'm putting it up here anyway so people can read it and hopefully enjoy it.
- Stuff That Happened to Thing #5 - This is probably the weirdest thing here. Thing #5 comes in episodes, and this link will take you to the introduction/menu page, where you will also receive something resembling an explanation. Part 6 was published in an issue of Pathways, the art and literary magazine of WPI.
- Keeping the Airwaves Free - I think that most of the stuff on TV is garbage, and that TV has too much influence on our culture and daily lives. In a burst of bitterness and sarcasm, I wrote this. It was published in the 1999 issue of Pathways, the art and literary magazine of WPI.
- A Chance Meeting - This very short story was actually once a scene in a longer story. I pulled it out an adapted it a bit so it could be published in an issue of Newspeak, the student newspaper of WPI, just before Valentine's Day (or Horned Lizard Day, depending on your preference).
- The Day Redundant Man Was Fatally Murdered to Death - An extremely short story that's really just one extended joke. Written uncountable numbers of years ago while I was in High School (possibly in 1993), it's mostly included on the site for historical reasons.