Tag Archives: Flash Fiction

Frankenstein’s Monster inquires about his Donors 

What happens when Frankenstein’s creation wants to know where his parts had been?

This piece originally appeared in the Monster Mashup Part 1: a collection of short monster jokes that all end with the same aristocrats punchline.

Continue reading Frankenstein’s Monster inquires about his Donors 

Pinhead finds the Rubik’s Cube

What if Pinhead and the cenobites from Hellraiser came every time someone solved a Rubik’s Cube?

This piece originally appeared in my Monster Mashup Part 2 short fiction collection.

Continue reading Pinhead finds the Rubik’s Cube

Evil Dead With A Cool Head

The following is the classic Cabin in the Woods horror movie scenario from a slightly different perspective. Just imagine, what would happen if Ash from the Evil Dead series was better at problem solving?

Evil Dead With A Cool Head

Once the captain of the Titanic ordered the lifeboats loaded no effort was made to save the ship. The task seemed too daunting. The first officer shut the watertight doors and the crew resigned themselves to their fate. Glug glug glug. It took two hours for the ship to sink. Two hours that could’ve been spent clogging the leaks with canvas sheets, mattresses, and rugs. Two hours to reduce the flow of water into the boiler rooms. Two hours to seal the forepeak scuttle hatch and prevent the forward bulkhead from sinking.

The Carpathia made contact with the lifeboats only two hours after the Titanic sank. Continue reading Evil Dead With A Cool Head

Demon Drinking Contest: Audio Short

What happens when a desperate man tests a demon’s ability to hold his liquor?

Continue reading Demon Drinking Contest: Audio Short

Cthulhu Crashes the Monster Mash

Two detectives investigate the aftermath of  the monster mash after it’s been crashed by Cthulhu.

This piece originally appeared in the Monster Mashup Part 1: a collection of short monster jokes that all end with the same aristocrats punchline.

Continue reading Cthulhu Crashes the Monster Mash

Slender Man’s Rival

He was born on a Photoshop forum. The assignment was to add something supernatural to an unexceptional situation: a corporate meeting, a self help seminar, or a state fair.

I found a picture of a church picnic that was perfect. It took place in a field, there was a lot of space between the subjects, and the horizon was filled with evergreens. If viewers looked closely at the tops of the trees they’d see a figure in the canopy: a silhouette formed from the crisscrossing branches. A wooden giant poised to crash the gathering and have a picnic of his own. Continue reading Slender Man’s Rival

Freddy Krueger has that Dream Again

Freddy Krueger takes on his greatest enemy: the clichés that fill our dreams.

This piece originally appeared in my Monster Mashup Part 2 short fiction collection.

Continue reading Freddy Krueger has that Dream Again

Dracula Gets a Checkup

What happens when Dracula’s blood work comes back? The Hospital calls in the CDC.

This piece originally appeared in the Monster Mashup Part 1: a collection of short monster jokes that all end with the same aristocrats punchline.

Continue reading Dracula Gets a Checkup

Put the Banshee to Work: Audio Short

When a banshee finds her way into an inner city emergency room the staff decide to put her to work.

Continue reading Put the Banshee to Work: Audio Short

The Clowns of America International Vs. Pennywise

Pennywise the dancing clown has turned a generation off of clowning. What would happen if the clowns of America International sued him for misrepresentation?

This piece originally appeared in my Monster Mashup Part 2 short fiction collection.

Continue reading The Clowns of America International Vs. Pennywise