Horror, Short Stories

The Housekeeper

I haven't written a short story for several weeks because I was busy with my writing gigs. I told my clients that I don't work on the weekends. So here I am, doing absolutely nothing. When I am not trying to be logical (like at work), I just let my mind wander while doing menial… Continue reading The Housekeeper

Literary, Short Stories

Like a Fish out of Water

This story has been forming in my head last Saturday night when I was doing the dishes. But some stories take some time before they grow organically and take a life of their own. Some stories simmer a little bit longer than others. And then the plot reveals itself little by little as I am… Continue reading Like a Fish out of Water

Literary, Short Stories

In the Sweltering Heat of Summer

I decided to write today and this story formed in my mind while I was fixing breakfast for myself. I've always been drawn to write about human struggles and everyday life; how one seemingly inconsequential event could have a domino effect in our lives. The story presented itself to me as the story of a… Continue reading In the Sweltering Heat of Summer

Horror, Short Stories

The Tenant Upstairs

Just this morning, I felt like writing a short horror story since Halloween is near. Stephen King and Shirley Jackson are two writers of horror that I admired while growing up. When I read Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” in high school, I was so disturbed that I kept thinking about it for days. I always… Continue reading The Tenant Upstairs

Documentary, Reviews

Docudrama Review: The Social Dilemma (2020)

I came upon this docudrama the day after I decided to cut down on my social media screen time. Being under quarantine and having no choice but to stay at home as much as possible, we sometimes turn to social media for entertainment and connection. Sometimes you look up from your screen and realize that… Continue reading Docudrama Review: The Social Dilemma (2020)

Reviews, Series

Series Review: Sherlock (Series 1-4, 2010-2017)

I realize that I've been late to the party since the fourth series of Sherlock was released last 2017 and the fifth series is still under way. Although according to rumor mills, the reason why the fifth series is taking a while is because of a rift between Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange, The Current War)… Continue reading Series Review: Sherlock (Series 1-4, 2010-2017)