Melp Meets the Army

I’m in the process of writing book 3 in the Defense of Reality series. Below is my rough draft of the first chapter (warning: unedited). It picks up right before the last chapter of Mencken and the Monsters. If you have any thoughts or suggestions, I’d love to hear them in the comments. Enjoy! Melp Meets the Army Melp’s mouth hung open at the rows upon rows … Continue reading Melp Meets the Army

“And Promise Never to Come Back”

I was a freshman in college, it was weeks away from Christmas break, and I was standing in my vocal performance teacher’s office. To my right was my accompanist, a slender redhead named Katelyn who I’d met on the first day of classes. She was at an upright piano with my music displayed in front of her. Her fingers gracefully played “Down Among the Dead … Continue reading “And Promise Never to Come Back”