Short Story Sunday: Circles

Originally posted on Vampire Maman:
Circles “The damn circles are back. My crops are gonna be ruined by it all. We’re already having a cold planting season, and now this, right before the harvest of our winter crops.” Druce listened as Farmer Wyne told him about the return of the crop circles. As the local…

It turns us numb

Originally posted on Vampire Maman:
Our children go off into the world, We’ve given them the tools, They know about good, And evil, They know that they need to beware Be smart Be aware Be alert And yet, Even in the light of day, Away from the familiar shadows, A bright day Brings unexpected Tragedy. It turns…

Dead End

Originally posted on Mandy White:
The Dead End sign should have been our first clue to turn around. But Craig had refused to ask for directions and he would never admit that he’d taken a wrong turn. I kept my mouth shut to keep the peace. After we passed the sign, the road narrowed and…

Some Cool Things You May Not Know About MARY ASTOR

Originally posted on (Travalanche):
Hollywood star Mary Astor (Lucile Vasconcellos Langhanke, 1906-1987) is a May 3 baby. If you’re like me, you know her primarily, maybe entirely, by her LATE roles, most especially Brigid O’Shaughnessy in The Maltese Falcon (1941), but also the Princess in The Palm Beach Story (1942), the mother in Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), Marmee in Little Women (1949),…

Ruby in the Mist

Originally posted on Mandy White:
This was one of my first short stories. I wrote it to match the cover we had made for the first WPaD Creepies anthology. The poem at the start of the book also matches this story: Beneath the Bed Something lurks beneath the bed They say it’s all inside my…

Holiday

Originally posted on Mandy White:
This story is kind of a spin-off of another story of mine, Battle of the Bean, published in 2014 in WPaD’s Goin’ Extinct anthology. It can also be found in Dysfictional 2. This one will most likely make an appearance in WPaD’s upcoming Goin’ Extinct Too. ? “Are we there…

Pi 8675309

Originally posted on Vampire Maman:
Happy Pie Pi Day. The number Pi is: 3.14159265359 Of course the idea of numbers gave me an unrelated ear worm because they are numbers and that is how my brain works, when my brain works. Sing it Tommy! ? As a rule Vampires don’t eat a lot of pie…