I could not recognize the queer visage, with its malevolent, red-rimmed eyes and purplish, hollow features. A nest of auburn hair covered the scalp, extending in tangled tangents. Twisted teeth formed an evil grin, and it too held a burning candle to its face.
Update, 6/13/17: I'm pleased to announce that for the moment, I'm all set in the beta-readership department! Thank you so much to everyone who signed up! Rest of you'll just have to wait for the book when it's done (or maybe I'll let you read the second draft after revisions). 😛 If you're reading … Continue reading Beta-Readers Wanted [ALL SET]!
I wrote this short story for school, based on the writings of Canadian humorist Stephen Leacock. Leacock wrote a hilarious piece outlining the essential cliches of 19th-20th century serialized detective fiction. It's available online under the name "The Great Detective." (An even funnier version of the discourse exists under the name "Frenzied Fiction," which I … Continue reading Death by Peanut Butter – a short story (finally!!!)