Murder Management

A Strange Imaginings short story

Like so many of us, Gordon Bailey, toils away daily in a vast grey sea of cubicles, his efforts and achievements unrecognized and stifled by his self-centered and opportunistic boss, Rick Ferguson. Paralyzed by fear and self-doubt, he doesn’t dare stand up for himself, even when faced with the most despicable transgressions by his oppressive manager. Until Ferguson goes one step too far. Thanks to a secret new company called Mimex, Gordon Bailey will show Ferguson who’s really the boss.

How far would you go, if you knew you could get away with it?

Actualized

A Strange Imaginings short story

Who are we really? Are we the sum total of our past experiences, or are we defined by our actions in the here and now? What if we have no memory of our past? Can we truly find our identity without any clue of how we came to our present situation?

Follow Auto, an elite soldier, as he struggles to answer these questions, against a backdrop of future warfare. Intense gun battles rage through the confines of an American landmark, while the world outside crumbles and burns.

Will Auto survive this nightmare, and will he find the answers to his true purpose and the chaos surrounding him?

Teenage Mischief

A Strange Imaginings short story

Nerds need to have fun too. Kevin and Billy just wanted a little attention: something that is hard to come by in the farm belt unless you are scoring touchdowns. A harmless prank turns into a night of fear and amazement. It turns out they weren’t the only ones looking to create a little mischief.

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Man of Steel: Best Superman Movie Ever

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Simply put: Man of Steel was freaking awesome. I have been waiting for this type of Superman movie for longer than I can remember. The original Superman movie was a good flick for its time, and Christopher Reeves did a masterful job of making us believe Superman could hide his identity behind the façade of a bumbling Clark Kent. But I’m not ashamed to admit I am from a generation that loves spectacular action and special effects, and I have been craving a Superman movie that really taps into the modern day potential of movie magic, with an equally engaging storyline and characters. Man of Steel delivers in spades. I don’t give this praise lightly. I had serious reservations and doubts about this movie going into the theater. The bitter taste of Superman Returns was still fresh in my memory. I know the critics have been...

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Let's Get this Party Started

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For years I’ve dreamed of being a fiction writer. While through the years I have spent long hours writing early drafts, planning elaborate novels, and reading every book on writing craft I could find, I largely pushed my writing goals off as something I would complete someday in the future. The demands of my engineering career and the stark reality of the roadblocks in the traditional publishing path, kept me from ever making the serious commitment to my writing in the here and now. Then one year ago, thinks dramatically changed for me. I discovered the new revolution of self-publishing (well new to me, as it had been chugging along for a few years by then). Thanks to folks like Joe Konrath and Dean Wesley Smith, I discovered a whole new opportunity, one free of...

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