Day Eleven – Supplementary Notes on Gergot Maxim’s 352-Minute Film Entitled “Though Babies Wept and Wretches Bent” As First Orally Related to Kimberly, His Wife, Over an Excessive Third Cup of Lapsang Souchong

Andrew Offal, a businessman of some repute - ill in some circles, vague in others - had excessively high hopes for his eldest daughter. This was evidenced in the fourteen million dollars he had spent on genetic optimization while she floated oblivious to his desires in the womb. Offal had also put at least three … Continue reading Day Eleven – Supplementary Notes on Gergot Maxim’s 352-Minute Film Entitled “Though Babies Wept and Wretches Bent” As First Orally Related to Kimberly, His Wife, Over an Excessive Third Cup of Lapsang Souchong

Texas Summer: The Epic and Sudden Downfall of the Gant Family

[My 2013 Texas Summer piece. Sci-fi with some deliberate seedlings from my larger epic. I like it much better than last year's. Enjoy] A thousand degrees. My rear-view mirror sags in the heat, and as I drive I see only my hand gripping the gear stick. My car has become a death trap--every inch a … Continue reading Texas Summer: The Epic and Sudden Downfall of the Gant Family

Three Fates

More old shorts. This one was an experiment in non-traditional narrative. It was also a prompt piece. The three word prompts were: Asteroid, Tellurium, Rictus --- The following is an excerpt from evidence presented in the case of the abandonment and supposed destruction of the mining spacecraft, Atropos. The Atropos was one of three close-proximity … Continue reading Three Fates