Read – Taken To The Dog Wash – First Short Story From 2020 Book Twelve

Blades dance across the skin, take off my flesh and walk free without the weight of what is weigh me down... Matt Angelo takes a tentative step forward, only to meet its gaze with his own. “Nice doggy,” he says nervously as he holds his hands in the air. “I’ve been called many things over …

Read – I Wager His Forever Seed – First Short Story From Breadcrumbs To Madness 4

From the breadcrumbs left behind we built an empire unparalleled by all that was before... Matt Salvador reaches desperately out towards the ever-fading rainbow, void of any care and want. His eyes glassy, and brow moist. Carla glances momentarily up from the ships unresponsive control board and lets out a stuttered growl of disapproval before …

Read – See It Shine – First Short Story From 2020 Book Eleven

Dawn painted nothing new, it just retouched what was given before... Matt The diamond spins without fault or fancy above them, capturing the essence of their stare within it. “D-D-Do you think it kn-knows?” she says softly, gripping his hand tightly. “Do I think it knows what?” She rolls her eyes and looks at him …

Read – Hammer It Home – First Short Story From 2020’s End Of Year Collection

As the toll of totality chimes, the segmented drawer we keep all things worthy in decays with the passage of time we so desperately count, in hope of one day outliving it ... Matt She smiles, then picks up one of the small nails from the table and gently holds it against the bloody hand. …

Read – Thrice Upon A Mistake – First Short Story From 2018’s End Of Year Collection

The age of time, is not defined by the clock that sits on the wall, but by the weathered lines that crack and grow across thy skin... Matt “A facsimile of a lie is what you are Devon! Nothing more or less. Your existence began with a mistake, and so will that be your end!” …

Read – A Mouse Trap – First Short Story From 2020’s Christmas Collection

Once the world seemed full of magic, and then the world changed, but deep down, in the depths of places not seen, the magic never left, it only grew pungent with decay... Matt “There is no happy fat man in my story, there is only Yuri, and he is neither fat nor jolly. So let …

Read – Be Thee In The Rain – First Short Story From 2018’s Christmas Collection

When the facts were checked, and the lines crossed out, 2020 was a year not only wished to be forgotten, but a year no one ever wanted to revisit, 2018 however... Matt “If what you say is true, then we must change the outcome!” Spider laughs loudly and wipes the tears that run down his …

Read – Let My Sin Be My Fate – First Short Story From 2020’s Halloween Collection

I was once open to the concept of thought without barriers, but when I realised that my own thoughts were not my own, I knew that it was time to suck the leech from my skull and go it alone... Matt “Redemption is something I can never have, now that you truly know my name,” …