The Aftermath Announcement

This was a long time coming but The Aftermath is finally live again. When I decided to take it down to rework on it I thought it would be a short project. However with the amount of growth I’ve had (as a person and writer) since first putting the anthology out there it ended up […]

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Exploring: History- Madam Bathory

If you are into True Crime, horror, the occult, or any of those sorts of interests odds are you’ve heard at least a little about Madam Bathory. She is often considered the female counterpart to Vlad the Impaler. Although whereas Vlad is largely praised for his vampire-like mythos, Countess Elizabeth Bathory not so much. There […]

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Exploring: Hoaxes- The Cardiff Giant

“There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that” Genesis 6:4 King James In 1867 staunch atheist George Hull had a conversation with a bible literalist who said he believed that the bible confirmed that there were once giants. This conversation would inspire Hull to later fund and set up one […]

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Flash Fiction: The Door

Not super proud of this one but then writing has lots of highs and lows. As with a lot of my shorter fiction, this may or may not end up part of a larger piece. I first noticed it on a Monday night. I thought I had caught it out of the corner of my […]

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Quick Site Announcement!

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Hello everyone! You may or may not have noticed that there has been a URL change for the blog. I have been thinking about this shift for a while. Partially for privacy and largely to really make sure I have one umbrella “brand” (I hate thinking about stuff like that but it’s the way of […]

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Exploring: History- Smokey Bear

Most Americans are aware of Smokey Bear- although many of us wrongly call him Smokey the Bear, but more on that later. The mascot, by and large, has not been used as much in recent years, but he is still a piece of Americana, so despite fading a bit, he has not disappeared. People are […]

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Exploring: Cryptozoology- Wendigo

The wendigo is a cryptid brought to us by Algonquian tribes. The legends mostly exist in Canada and Northern America as this horrific creature is found in cold temperatures. As with most cryptids, the background, how the legend arose, and what it represents can be debated. The basic idea of the wendigo that most people […]

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Exploring: History- True Crime

There is no denying that True Crime is in a renaissance right now. Some of the most popular podcasts are True Crime. Books and other media related to True Crime are being made more frequently. And a lot of people are feeling more comfortable coming out and expressing their love for this divisive genre. But […]

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Exploring: Cryptozoology- Chupacabra

The chupacabra is one of the most recent additions to the cryptid family. Stories of it first appeared in 1995 as an explanation for a rash of livestock deaths in Puerto Rico. According to legend over 100 animals died in a short span, most of them goats, almost all of them drained of blood. This […]

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