Short Stories and Other Works of Fiction

Never Buy A House on Craigslist!

I guess everyone has heard about a Craigslist horror story, but no one expects to end up in one. I’d been thinking about leaving the city life behind for a while now. I guess I couldn’t stand the bustle of the city anymore and longed for a more remote life ...
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She’s the Reason I Can’t Watch Porn Anymore…

It all started a few days ago. What can I say? When you live in a city under lockdown, life can be lonely. I’m sitting here alone, all by myself. Books, Netflix, and YouTube can only grab your attention for so long. With no chance of real social interaction, I’ve ...
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Silverback, the Wolf King

Do you remember how you saw the world as a child? Wasn't it a magical place with mysteries and secrets hidden everywhere? What about imaginary friends? I think we all had them at one point. They might have been the siblings we never had, magical creatures, or characters on TV ...
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There’s Something Extremely Strange Happening to the Teachers at My Boarding School – Final Part

When we stepped outside, Erik was about to storm towards the school, but I stopped him. From afar, I noticed the dark silhouettes of the students still searching the school grounds and pointed at them. “Who in the hell?” Erik asked in a whisper. “Other students, they’re searching for me, ...
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There’s Something Extremely Strange Happening to the Teachers at My Boarding School – Part 4

While Erik was still searching for his phone, I opened Martin’s message. It was short and to the point. ‘Meet me at the west wing. I am hiding here. I noticed something strange.’ I looked over at Erik. He read the message he’d gotten and turned back to me. “What’s ...
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There’s Something Extremely Strange Happening to the Teachers at My Boarding School – Part 3

There was one more class before school would finally be over. I was nervous the whole time and couldn't sit still. Daniel and Nicole, though, had chosen to completely ignore me. While our biology teacher Mr. Wolfram explained the central nervous system, I kept watching them. I waited for the ...
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There’s Something Extremely Strange Happening to the Teachers at My Boarding School – Part 2

I nodded and told her what I'd noticed about Mr. Thomas and some of the other teachers. The moment I mentioned Mrs. Wolf, her eyes grew wide. "There's definitely something wrong with her! Ever since I saw her two weeks ago in the morning, I've been afraid of her!" Had ...
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Real Art Always Has a Price

"God, Mathew, you don't get it, do you? That's not what real art is about." Those had been the words Abigail threw at me during our very first fight. Sitting here now, writing this, I still wonder what real art is truly about. The same uncertainty had been the very ...
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Skater Girl

"So, what's your deal?" Such simple words, yet they changed the summer break of 1992 forever. They say you always remember your first love. I'm not sure how true it is for others, but I do. For all the wrong reasons. I was a lonely kid. After my parents' death, ...
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I’ve Been Working at My Best Friend’s Company for over a Year. Today I Learned What We’re Really Selling.

We always think we know who our friends are. Hell, I'd known my best friend Martin for the better part of two decades. After what I saw today, I know that I had no clue who he really was and what he was capable of. I started working at his ...
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