Category: Stories & Poems

“First Day on the Job”

This poem about Satan was a creative response to “Paradise Lost” for a class assignment in 1997. So even though it’s not great in retrospect, when is any high school poetry good?   First...

In Your Hands

Note: This poem first appeared in the 1998 edition of Aries, a literary magazine in my hometown.

The Governess

 Note: This is a short story I wrote as a college freshman. My choice of genre was influenced by Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights. It’s not the best fiction I’ve done, but I am considering...

Campus Politics: Chapter One

Note: This is a chapter from an unfinished SG satire, the concept I used as a meta-novel in the book Reunion at University Avenue. In a way, this is a rough draft of what...

Campus Politics: Prelude

Note: The following is the opening chapter to an SG satire I never finished. I took the notion of an SG satire and made it a high-concept hook by going meta on the audience in...

On Short Stories

Since I was eight years old, I have been writing short stories. They have been my chosen medium. It was only when I challenged myself to the stamina-breaking task of writing a novel that...