ABERRATION: short film

There’s a new video on the Youtube channel called ABERRATION. Music by Michael Marshall Smith. Words and visuals by me.   Feel free to contact me about these. If you want to collaborate with music, text or footage, don’t hesitate to contact me. You can find me on twitter or Facebook or just leave a…

Mister Moonlight: a short story

If you like you can get the story here in Kindle format, that way you can read it on your device whenever you like. It’s about 3000 words.  MISTER MOONLIGHT The cat is black. It’s as dark as the night except for the eyes, its eyes are cerulean blue and if you stare into them…

RESET: a short story (3161 words)

Reset. What was I doing? There are doves outside the window. They’re white and they peck mechanically at the windowsill. I tumble out of bed and to the bathroom. My mirror image seems strange today. Beard stubble, dark hair and grey eyes, weren’t they green yesterday? Ah, who knows, who cares, right? Though there is…

Hand in Soft Hand: (Flash Fiction)

There’s an old man sitting in a café. His fedora is set low and he has a cigarette hanging out of the corner of his mouth. He’s writing in a black notebook, his pen isn’t anything fancy, just something he must have caught for free somewhere. A woman his age walks into the café. She…

My Thoughtless Words (Short Story: 1500 words)

I saw his heart break. It was a visual thing, something I could see very clearly with my own eyes.  What was worse was that it broke over something I brushed off quite easily. He was drinking his morning coffee. I was eating a bowl of cereal. It was a regular morning and he wasn’t…

The Waiting Room (A Short Story: 2000 words)

She was sitting in a small, well lit room. The only chair was the one she was sitting on. There was a steel door, no windows but there was a wooden table covered with letters that had been carved into the tabletop. Her hand rested on the table, they were the hands of an old…

Dust (Flash Fiction 1119 words)

I see a woman on a dark sandy beach. There are mountains in the distance, but there is an ocean separating her from them. The woman, whose name I don’t know, seems to be wearing nothing but multiple scarfs and when she dances the scarfs fly around her, she turns into a colourful flower on the…

On Planet #9 Everybody Dreams the same Dream: Short Story

Picture (and title) by Michael Marshall Smith © 2016   “Dreaming is easy, kid,” she said. “It’s life that’s hard.” She was wearing a white soccer jersey with the number nine on the back and a pair of worn jeans. Her feet were up on the chair and her knuckles were white from clutching the…

On a Boat in the Fog

“I did something really bad,” he said to me. “It’s not that I haven’t regretted it, I have, but time is a strange thing and the guilt always subsided and I felt the urge to do it again. I tried telling myself that I should stop, but then one day I’d find myself making plans,…

Relics of Better Days

Image by Bryan DeLae © 2016 The title is his as well – Take a look at his fantastic artwork here. It had rained for days. There were rainbow colored halos in the sky, strange circles that looked ominous, but beautiful at the same time. The clouds wove strange patterns in the sky, creating a lace doodled ornament…

The Flight of the Lonely: Short Story (2020 words)

There are tentacles coming out of the fire. Large flame-like things that act of their own, outside of the inferno that devours the walls of the old cottage. It was her home. It had been her home for so long, she hardly remembered anything else – but now it is destroyed. What stood sternly so long,…

The door to where you wish to be: Short Story (1500 words)

“The door to wherever you most want to be. All you have to do is learn how to float.” Picture and Caption by Michael Marshall Smith © THE DOOR TO WHERE YOU WISH TO BE I always knew the door existed. But I really didn’t expect to find it in downtown Reykjavík. It’s a city…