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

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