A Fool by Choice

Another English project for the housemate, converting a poem into a short story. As a disclaimer: the original poem, lines taken from that poem, and the key themes of this story belong to the original artist. My work is in the conversion into a short story, and the character of Death.

Poem converted: The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock by T. S. Eliot

            It felt strange to not be alone, but he could hardly say it was an unwelcome change.

“Come then,” the elderly man whispered as he shrugged on his morning coat and pulled up the collar to brush his chin. Continue reading “A Fool by Choice”


Don’t Give In Yet

 Here’s a sneak peak at the end of Gabe and Sable’s journey from Gabe’s point of view.

My thanks to all of you being so patient while I work on this book.

*If you’re the soundtrack type like me, read this while listening to these songs, these were what I wrote this scene to: 

The Grey by Icon For Hire

War by Icon For Hire

You’re Not Alone by Lacey Sturm

                The nightmare churned in him until he could not tell if he was laying down on his back or his side or curled up into a ball. He longed to wake up.

His eyes were half lidded, fluttering as the darkness swirled angrily about him. Why couldn’t he move? Why was his body frozen, yet it was boiling inside? Sweat dripped from his brow. His lungs were so tight, he couldn’t even cough. All he had was this hazy vision of black and black and…

But what was that?

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Full Break Out and Control


This piece actually introduces a part of Gabe that he has struggled with for a long time and to be perfectly honest, I hate this part of him… not in the sense of what it is, but in the sense of what it does to him. I have never written Gabe’s ‘passenger’ before aside from referring to him during dialogue and this scene will hopefully explain why.  

Here is the full encounter from start to finish of the ‘god of chaos’ trapped inside Gabe finally rearing his head in writing.

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