The dark summer clouds devour the sun’s rays, bringing an early nightfall to the city of Chicago. Leaves on the trees dance in the wind, swaying like lovers on the dance floor. Mother Earth rumbles as thunder rolls through. Lightning streaks across the sky, causing the city lights to turn off. Not a second later,Continue reading “THE WOMAN IN BLACK”


Welcome to The Apocalypse Kendra’s deep chestnut eyes flutter open. Her ebony arm reaches out to the nightstand. Her hand, with cat-like reflexes, knocks the twin bell alarm clock off the table and onto the floor. There, it flops like a goldfish out of the water. Sitting up in bed, she yawns and stretches herContinue reading “GOOD MORNING, ZOMBIES.”

Paranormal Case Book

Paranormal investigations are rough to begin with. First, you must make sure you have your equipment and make sure it is working. Next, you must assign roles to each team member and remember who did what. Finally, you write stuff in a notebook but don’t remember where the readings came from or what voices youContinue reading “Paranormal Case Book”

Maladaptive Daydreaming A Mental Disorder or a Branch of the Creative Mind?

“I’m often daydreaming, and it’s because I’ve always liked the idea of there being something more than the normal world.” — Samantha Shannon (From Brainy Quote) For my whole life, I have been a homebody. As a child, I would stay in my room, listen to music, and pretend to be with the band, playingContinue reading “Maladaptive Daydreaming A Mental Disorder or a Branch of the Creative Mind?”

A Conversation With The Husband

Fire ant in hipScurrying down my stump,Engulfing my paw. Snake restrictsUnable to shift.Hot water,Epsom salt.Subdue the sting,Relax the grip. “Come, my husband.Sit a spellAnd answer me this, Why do I love cats?” No thought, no concern.Words found their wayThrough the mazeHe did say, “Because you’re a psychopath.” Once again, I did ask,“Why do I loveContinue reading “A Conversation With The Husband”


“There’s a time and place for everything, and I believe it’s called ‘fan fiction.’” ― Joss Whedon. It is the night, the season 10 finale of the “X-Files.” It is dark outside. You have the lights off, popcorn in one hand, and soda in the other. You are nice and snug in your chair. TheContinue reading “THE STORY IS NOT OVER UNTIL WE SAY IT’S OVER!”