Monday, June 18, 2018

Browsing the "Monster" Tag


A Collector of Sorrows

Reading Time: 16 minutesI call myself a collector of sorrows. As a teen, I felt alone and ignored. My classmates bullied me, and my parents spent most of their time at work. They didn’t [...]

June 12, 2018 Beings & Entities
how it began

How It Began

Reading Time: 14 minutesThe wind was blistering cold, the kind of wind that would pierce any clothing you happen to be wearing no matter how thick. Something about cold air makes sound travel further, [...]

May 26, 2018 Beings & Entities
The Spider in the Bed

The Spider in the Bed

Reading Time: 12 minutesThe Spider in the Bed D. Fulkerson   “I don’t want to talk. Really. I just want to go to bed,” she said, taking out her earrings. She hustled by him [...]

May 22, 2018 Strange & Unknown
Day 3381

Day 3381

Reading Time: 8 minutesDay 3381, dusk. The atmosphere was nice on this day. Better than the days before it in many ways. The skies had been weeping relentlessly for quite some time, making the [...]

April 27, 2018 Beings & Entities
the man hands scream

The Man with Hands that Scream

Reading Time: 13 minutesThe playground at Kind Street park was always empty, but I didn’t know why. I’d never played there before, only driven or walked past on my way somewhere else. It was [...]

April 1, 2018 Beings & Entities
living picture

Living Picture

Reading Time: 10 minutesFucking perfect, I thought as the storm released sheets of rain over the canopy that spilled onto the walkway. Lightning lit up the sky in a brilliant stitch of fire followed [...]

January 8, 2018 Beings & Entities

The Big One

Reading Time: 12 minutesThe Big One By Shannon Higdon The competitors of the thirtieth annual “Super fish” tournament sponsored by the Angler Warehouse could not have asked for a better day; seventy-five degrees and [...]

January 5, 2018 Beings & Entities
the dark spot

The Dark Spot

Reading Time: 15 minutesThe Dark Spot By Shannon Higdon “Hello my old friend,” Griffin said aloud as he stared out the window at the dark spot.  It had been at least two decades since [...]

December 27, 2017 Artifacts & Objects, Beings & Entities, Dreams & Madness, Locations & Sites, Strange & Unknown
another fairy tale

Another Fairy Tale

Reading Time: 20 minutesAnother Fairy Tale By Shannon Higdon Once upon a time in a land far, far away there was a story that became well known in all the kingdoms of men.  It [...]

December 22, 2017 Artifacts & Objects, Beings & Entities, Locations & Sites, Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown


Reading Time: 16 minutesDeep breath, I thought to myself turning the key. The door swung open. Nothingness, well, at-least not until we unloaded all of our furniture. For now, it was just an empty [...]

December 8, 2017 Strange & Unknown