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More Short Scary Stories

I've posted four more short scary stories at "They're Only Shadows." Check them out...if you dare.
by That's Going Too Far! on Sep 22, 2014

More Short Scary Stories

A New HomeI made the mistake of taking my four-year old daughter Carrie into an antique store with me. We were killing time waiting for my wife, and it was this or an ice cream parlor. Inside the air was musty and close, and an elderly man hunched ov...
by They're Only Shadows on Sep 22, 2014

Seeing Things

Thunder drummed in the distance announcing the approaching storm. Detective Derrick Jeffers stood a few feet from the body of a young woman who had been stabbed numerous times. Blood had soaked through her white blouse and pooled around her torso. Ho...
by They're Only Shadows on Sep 19, 2014

My Short Scary Stories

Over the past couple of months I’ve become addicted to writing very short horror stories (under 275 words) that I then post on a Reddit sub called: Short Scary Stories (duh). Here are four samples of the stories I’ve submitted.The Subway RideWill...
by They're Only Shadows on Aug 15, 2014

My Short Scary Stories

Over the past couple of months I’ve become addicted to writing very short horror stories that I then post on a Reddit sub called: Short Scary Stories (duh). Go to They're Only Shadows and check out four of the stories I’ve recently submitted.
by That's Going Too Far! on Aug 15, 2014

My short story on Youtube

A short story of mine, "The Halloween Prank," is featured on a Youtube series called Tales of Tim. He narrates and illustrates short horror stories, and it's really nicely done. Check it out here.
by That's Going Too Far! on Aug 12, 2014

Short Scary Stories

Over the past few months I've been wasting my time writing very short horror stories (under 275 words) for a subreddit called (you probably already guessed): Super short scary stories. Anyway, if you're interested in reading some, just go here and se...
by That's Going Too Far! on Aug 4, 2014

The Author’s Prerogative - A short short story

The fire cast the only light in the room, a hazy copper glow that reached as far as Armand’s well-worn easy chair. He held a cigarette in one hand, a glass of good scotch in the other, wondering what else a retired writer does during his last night...
by That's Going Too Far! on Jul 23, 2014

The Author’s Prerogative

The fire cast the only light in the room, a hazy copper glow that reached as far as Armand’s well-worn easy chair. He held a cigarette in one hand, a glass of good scotch in the other, wondering what else a retired writer does during his last night...
by They're Only Shadows on Jul 23, 2014

Short story accepted

My story "Unlucky in Love" has been posted at the short story site: http://www.shortstorylovers.com Check it out!
by That's Going Too Far! on Jul 17, 2014

New short story: A girl can't be too careful

Here is an excerpt from my newest short story. Read the rest at They're only Shadows.An early December snowstorm choked downtown Minneapolis with a blinding, blustery assault, keeping would be Christmas Shoppers and Warehouse District employees insid...
by That's Going Too Far! on Jul 15, 2014

A girl can't be too careful

“Someone did a background check on you,” read the subject line from a software security firm. Normally she would have sent the unsolicited email directly to the trash, but these weren’t normal times and something told her this could be worth lo...
by They're Only Shadows on Jul 15, 2014

New short story: "The Pond"

Here is an excerpt from my latest short story, "The Pond."That night at dinner, Vin’s discovery was lost in the chatter. “It’s something with three fingers.”            “Pass the mashed...
by That's Going Too Far! on Jul 4, 2014

The Pond

The locally infamous Gorman’s pond was a five-minute walk from the Fremont family farmhouse, hidden on the edge of the north field surrounded by dry scrub brush and several gnarly black oak trees. Vin Fremont’s older sister Alice and her boyfrien...
by They're Only Shadows on Jul 4, 2014

The Soul Borrowers

Depending on the moment, his new old home was either a dream come true or a Hieronymus Bosch painting come to life. Stacks of unpacked boxes loomed over him in every room, empty shelves mocked him, misplaced furniture made his back ache. On top of ev...
by They're Only Shadows on Jun 27, 2014

New short story: The Soul Borrowers

Here is an excerpt from "The Soul Borrowers." "You should be unpacking the kitchen not putting books away. They can wait,” shouted the testy Izzy from the downstairs bathroom.             T...
by That's Going Too Far! on Jun 27, 2014

Shooting the Messenger

The paper transcript of the email conversation was walked directly to the office of the Assistant Director. A balding man with caterpillar brows, he frowned as he read through the first two pages of the report and then motioned for the young agent to...
by They're Only Shadows on Jun 16, 2014

Shooting the Messenger: New short story

Just posted a new short story at They're Only Shadows. Here is an excerpt:A banner scrolled along the bottom of the large flat screen TV: “Breaking News: Five dead, six wounded at Keller High School after shooting rampage.”    ...
by That's Going Too Far! on Jun 16, 2014

A Revolutionary Act - Short story

Here is a brief excerpt from my newest short story, A Revolutionary Act.He’d never been thrown out of a bar before. Asked to leave more than once, escorted to the sidewalk a time or two, but never physically tossed out the door. He had been punched...
by That's Going Too Far! on Jun 2, 2014

A Revolutionary Act

He’d never been thrown out of a bar before. Asked to leave more than once, escorted to the sidewalk a time or two, but never physically tossed out the door. He had been punched in the face many times in his life and was once again reminded of what...
by They're Only Shadows on Jun 2, 2014


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