Category Archives: Horror

New Cover for Doctor Bell Anthology of Tinnitus Terror Tales

One problem with writing fiction and non-fiction is that some readers think all my books are non-fiction. The new cover for my Doctor Bell Anthology of Tinnitus Terror Tales definitely screams horror fiction.

I’m very happy with the amount of blood and Bell’s flashy otoscope for looking in people’s ear canals. I hope readers like the new cover too.

OLD COVER

NEW COVER

Thank you to Fantasy & Coffee Design for the professional graphic design work on the new cover. For more info about this book, please use this link to my author page at books2read.com.

Jan

Short Story: Blowing Leaves

Feature Photo by Jessica D. Vega on Unsplash.

Rated M for Mature: Scenes of violence and coarse language. Not suitable for young or sensitive readers.

I’m planning to include this short story in my illustrated anthology currently in progress.

BLOWING LEAVES

Padma’s stomach flipped as she ran to answer the front door. Through the glazed window panes, she could see a dark silhouette with a peaked cap. The police emblem slightly brighter than the surrounding material.

She took a deep breath and opened the door. Pasting on a smile.

“Is your husband here,” the officer asked.

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Short Story: Tubsy and the Trauma of Oz

Rated M for mature. May not be suitable for young or sensitive readers.

Zoe sat on her coiled rag carpet holding Tubsy in her arms. Gently feeding Tubsy her bottle of water. Tubsy’s eyes were almost completely closed against her flushed pink cheeks. A bottle always made her sleepy.

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50 Word Story: Tinnitus Cure Study 421-Rotary

Rated M for mature. Not suitable for young or sensitive readers. Contains violence.

Could I write a story in 50 words? It was Halloween 2016, and I wanted to write a quick flash fiction story. Inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s famous heart wrenching 6 word story: “For sale, baby shoes, never worn.” The result is the Doctor Bell Tinnitus Cure Study 421: Rotary.

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