Monday, December 10, 2018

Browsing the "Shannon Higdon" Tag

Wildling Fever

Wildling Fever

Gorrup Longstorm hated that smell and he thanked the heavenly bodies that he only had to deal with its attack on his olfactory senses once every ten years.  When he was forced to have to live with the odor for [...]

October 20, 2018 Strange & Unknown


“Holy shit…Gary?  Is that you, Gary?” Gary quickly spun around to face the voice he’d immediately recognized, although he was far from convinced that it was actually coming from the form of his brother and best friend: Mikey.  It seemed [...]

September 28, 2018 Artifacts & Objects, Beings & Entities, Dreams & Madness, Locations & Sites, Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown

The Contract

  UNFRIENDED COMPETITION FINALIST The Contract by Shannon Higdon Teddy Wilson rapped one knuckle against the smoked-stained glass door adorned with the worn, white letters that announced, “Martin Croker: Editor” before popping his head into the room. “You wanted to [...]

July 20, 2018 Artifacts & Objects, Beings & Entities, Strange & Unknown

The Bottom of the Ninth

The Bottom of the Ninth By Shannon Higdon “Welcome back to the bottom of the ninth inning ladies and gentlemen and it appears that we have yet to receive an update on the injury to the twenty four-year veteran, Bryce [...]

May 14, 2018 Beings & Entities, Locations & Sites, Strange & Unknown, Uncategorized


Beta By Shannon Higdon   We live in a world where anything is possible and Dr. Dyson Lynch truly believed that. In fact, it was his credo and the science needed to make anything possible was his first and only [...]

April 9, 2018 Beings & Entities, Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown, Uncategorized
amber alert

Amber Alert

Amber Alert By Shannon Higdon   “No accountin’ fa taste, I suppose,” the soiled old man blurted into his face as he shuffled past. “Watch it buddy,” Chad responded in turn before receiving the accused end of a gnarled and [...]

April 5, 2018 Beings & Entities, Strange & Unknown

Human Nature

Human Nature By Shannon Higdon Laura pulled her cellphone out of its storage compartment and queued up the first video before wondering if she really should watch it again.  They had, technically, only been in space for eight hours with [...]

February 22, 2018 Locations & Sites, Strange & Unknown

The Truck-stop

The Truck-stop By Shannon Higdon Hershel King had been driving a big rig since the age of eighteen and that was nearly thirty years ago.  He liked to tell people that he didn’t know how to do anything else but [...]

February 13, 2018 Locations & Sites, Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown

Writer’s Block

Writer’s Block By Shannon Higdon   “Did you get my story written?” Christie asked as she came through the front door just after two.  Normally she wouldn’t be home for another couple of hours but apparently the schools had let [...]

February 5, 2018 Beings & Entities, Strange & Unknown


Roommates By Shannon Higdon The second Darryl’s keys were rattling in the lock Katie was off the couch and racing to the front door. “Did you do it?  Did you do it?”  She was practically bouncing up and down with [...]

January 25, 2018 Beings & Entities, Dreams & Madness, Murders & Deaths, Strange & Unknown