Tag Archives: a short story

Blake Writes a Story #9

Archival Access (fantasy, horror) Free download for your ebook reader (right-click and Save As):   PDF   TXT So ends this year’s short story crop. Sadly, I have not a market to my name, save my own, of my own. I can’t say I’m not disappointed in my lack of progress, but the interest shown […]

Blake Writes A Story #8

A Crack Runs Through Me (horror) Free download for your eBook reader (right-click and Save As):   PDF   TXT If you want to talk about the dangers of falling in love with your own work, here’s a fine example. I’ve given “A Crack Runs Through Me” more chances at being published than any other […]

Blake Writes A Story #7

We, Trumpeted (fantasy, historical fantasy, experimental) Free download for your ebook reader (right-click and Save As):   PDF   TXT   Remember when I used to post bi-weekly short stories? Yeah, so do I. Here’s what’s been going on with me lately: 1) I started working on a new novel-sized project that demands a lot of research and self-education. That […]

Blake Writes A Story #6

“That House” (horror, experimental) Free download for your ebook reader (right-click and Save As):   PDF   TXT   Testicles! After two or three months, I only just realized that all the links for my files are messed up… Sorry about that, folks! I’ll pop back around and fix all those tonight when I get home from work […]

Blake Writes A Story #5

Usurpers of the Jungle Throne (horror) Free download for your ebook reader (right-click and Save As):   PDF   TXT Not a lot to say about this one. A good example of a story that I may have been too reticent about restructuring while in the initial stages and, as a result, I went through […]

Blake Writes A Story #4

Static (horror, gothic) Free download for your ebook reader (right-click and Save As):   PDF   TXT I wrote this while high on Thoreau’s Walden. Some of the ideas that Thoreau posited had such deep implications for everyday suburban life that I wanted to write a quick doodle of a story that, when I was […]

Blake Writes A Story #3

As A Fledgling Descends – Part 2 (horror, sci-fi, drama) Free download for your ebook reader (Right-Click and Save As):   PDF   TXT   And now, the other shoe drops as Anfeald’s tale approaches its close. Fledgling was a LONG process of editing, and by all rights, it could have been a lot shorter. Like […]

As A Fledgling Descends – Part 2 (horror, sci-fi, drama)

As A Fledgling Descends – Part II by Blake Vaughn   There could be no question that it was him: The bloody-freckled cheek spatters, the hard, sharp eyes, and the small, waxy nose were all Tommy’s, but there was something else very, very wrong with him and the longer that Anfeald stared the more it […]

As A Fledgling Descends – Part I (horror, sci-fi, drama)

As A Fledgling Descends – Part I by Blake Vaughn Anfeald Foster jerked out of his dream. His back was wet and his heart thrummed in his ears; He struggled to catch his breath. Outside his bedroom window it was calm and dark. He drew the greasy sheets tighter and shivered. His toes had numbed […]