From our ‘Every Picture Tells A Story’ Series: A 1950s Cold-War-Era-warning inspired flashfiction piece.
A moment in time and a story told by a grandmother to her granddaughter that highlights the heightened feelings of first love and her discovery of the true meaning of Christmas.
THANKS GIVEN is a heartwarming story about how sometimes life does not get back on track until we appreciate the things we have that others do not. We should turn from what’s in the past, leave behind any regrets and give thanks for the good things in our life.
Howling at the moon… https://youtu.be/0o8xqtu6mj0
A satirical origin story. What if an alchemist’s vanity and tragically failed experiment created the first werewolf?
One day I came across a photo of a decaying building sitting on a cliff over a sea, and, struck by it, wondered: ‘What’s its story?’ Read what it told me.
Laurie was the consummate bargain hunter, excited at the prospect of holiday shopping in the town she had just moved to. Then she had one of those days that forever marks you. And nothing is ever the same again. Instead of a deal, she had found the undead.
Folklore Reimagined & Retold for Halloween. The Story of Stingy Jack | How A Devil’s Agreement Became the Origin of the Jack-o-Lantern.
“We stopped checking for monsters under our bed when we realized they were inside us.” –Charles Darwin
It is a land of ancient city-states, morto e sepolto… the dead and gone. Remnants of forgotten and abandoned houses and estates sprinkle the countryside. Once thriving and vital, now no one lives in them, and the keening of the winds through the ruins is their only sound. Even in towns and cities that live, in almost all, there is a legend sometimes distorted far from its origin of a casa stregata… a haunted house. Some are deathly still, lonely cenotaphs, mere empty markers of a tragic past. Others contain souls that sleep awhile and awake… hungry.
What if you could give someone you love one more hour of life? The passion of love bursting into flame is more powerful than death, stronger than the grave.