I’m not really a “writer” as such, but as the Man of 1000 Hobbies, I’m certainly fond of the short-story form and its artistic constraints. Occasionally I write one; occasionally I even show one off…right here!
When Zarf posted a spooky story at Halloween-time 2004, I felt inspired to write one too. An idea came to me pretty quickly – inspired both by Zarf’s story and by two other stories I won’t name – but it was years before I actually sat down and wrote it, and more years before I was willing to admit it was really finished.
So, here’s my spooky story for Halloween-time 2012, The Horror From Beyond Time!