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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 […]

Come Cook With Me: The Hiyashi Chuka Cage Match!

In lieu of last week’s (absent) Walden feature, this week I’m posting dueling recipes: two different takes on the same original concept of hiyashi chuka, a Japanese dish commonly referred to in the U.S. as “cold noodle salad”. The variant on the left is adapted from theKitchn, and it stays fairly true to tradition, while […]

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 […]

Poem A Week #2

What will bridges the gap between years long-distant? What tolerances lie between who you were and who you have become? Do years bury the memory of a face, As a tree, bark grown upon bark, spiraling sapling into tower? Rippling waves emanating outward from a willow stick. That heart stick may still stand somewhere, deep […]

Blake Writes a Story #2

As A Fledgling Descends – Part 1 (horror, sci-fi, drama) Free download for your ebook reader (Right-Click and Save As):   PDF   TXT   Originally, I had written “Fledgling” for a series of philosophical horror stories, the premise of which being that, if free will is an illusion, how horrific would it be to actually have free will? How […]