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February 20, 2018

Author's Notes:

I entered this story into the AMKE 2018 Fan Fiction Contest, and it won the award for Best Comedy! I was super stoked. So I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it!


"You know," says Mobius, the other travelers already leaning in to li...

February 20, 2018

Author's Notes:

I wrote this story for a Fan Fiction contest at AMKE 2018. My idea was to bring together a bunch of freerunners from different video games. Enjoy!

Raising the white hood on his sweatshirt to guard against the crisp, early morning chill, Desmond Miles move...

November 23, 2017

Savory herbs and spices waft my direction as I step out of the shower, and my stomach drops.  That smell means preparation for the big meal has already begun—they started without me.  It’s not even one o’ clock yet, which means dinner’s probably going to be ready by 3:...

November 14, 2017

Hey all!  I've opened up a store so that you can broadcast your love of all things Atramentum, especially #4MinuteFiction!

Ok, so there's only one item in the story right now.  It's a bottle.  In honor of the bottle-themed challenge.  But there's more to come I promise!...

November 13, 2017

Hey all!  My story, "It's Alive!" was just read live by Otis Jiry on his YouTube channel!  Check it out here!:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCxiN3aiBJw

October 15, 2017

Beyond Life—the breakout novel by author Sean Wray—revolves around a simple question:  what if someone you loved returned from the dead?  And while the question is straightforward enough, Wray’s sci-fi exploration through quasi-literal realms of death, grief, and copin...

September 29, 2017

Enjoy reading but don't have much time?

Looking for something to pass a quick minute AND make you feel well-read?

Like exploring new fictional worlds and sparking your imagination?

Introducing:  FOUR-MINUTE FICTION!  My flash fiction series publishing every Monday, Wednes...

September 25, 2017

Clear, midnight-obsidian sky poised ominous, predatory over New Madison—a patient celestial spider, fangs sharpened by the grindstone of hard citizens and urban apathy.  It sat amidst its web of piercing autumn wind.

Below, a matte-black police car parked under the illu...

September 24, 2017

I occasionally daydream about what animal I would be in the courtroom.  Am I the wise owl—calm and learned, yet dangerously predatory?  Perhaps the dark raven, with intelligent wit matched in sharpness only by the sleek quality of my jet-black three-piece.  Or maybe th...

September 17, 2017

90 degrees Fahrenheit—June scorches the Earth with its stagnant summer swelter.  To make the heat worse, I’m dressed in a restrictive, black, wool-blend two-piece, hot lights and the judge’s stare beating down on my counsel table—the relative temperature of which could...

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