Last Meals (SHORT STORY)

The tension in the room was enough to make even the toughest of the tough break out in a sweat. Guns were drawn and as my eyes roamed over those present before me I felt my pulse hammer waiting to see what would happen. The room itself was a private dining room in a country…

SHORTY STORY: Untitled (Midweek Mental Meandering)

“What a kind insult!” he chuckled, “And here I thought he was looking down on us, but no, he’s got a kindness to him doesn’t he!” The crowd in the tavern let loose a low cacophony of short laughs and chuckling sounds, all genuine but somehow with an edge to them. “I, I, I… meant…

Civil War II #2 (Marvel) – Event Comics. Do you really NEED to read?

Civil War II #2 (Marvel Comics) STORY: Brian Michael Bendis ART: David Marquez (art), Justin Ponsor (colours) SO! We have another big event from one of the Big-2 comic publishers, this one feeling by default like an attempt to get some push thanks to the big release and hubbub over the fantastically entertaining Captain America:…

Star Trek by Michael Bay?

I had recently seen the trailer for the new Star Trek movie, Star Trek: Beyond – You can see it here if you so choose: I was unsure about how to react to it – you should know that after a modestly positive reaction to the first movie in the reboot, I was quite disappointed…

Deleted Scenes from Shakespeare (Part 1?)

Are you perchance a member of Goodreads? If you are, then like me you’ll probably have seen their current ongoing Shakespeare celebration – because the 23rd of this month is the 400th anniversary of the Bards death. SO! In honour of said occassion, they were running a bunch of “Deleted Scenes” from Shakespeare – some…

Hometown Heartbreak (SHORT STORY)

New short-fiction folks! This one is a REALLY short piece, under 600 words – so maybe qualifies as flash-fiction? Anyway, I wrote it on a picture prompt that was posted up in a writers group I’m a part of and I figured I’d share it here, the aforementioned picture is also here at the start…