“The Heart is a Monster”


My new horror story, “The Heart is a Monster”, is now live on Cracked Eye. It’s about fear of the unknown and finding the strength to leave a toxic relationship. It’s accompanied by some great art by Mike O’Brien. Check it out!

Emma paced the apartment, cell phone pressed against her ear. Megin played the digital angel on Emma’s shoulder, countering her friend’s devil’s advocacy.

“You’re better off,” Megin said. “He’s a total jerk.”

“I don’t know…” Emma dragged out the long O sound. “I might have of overreacted.”

“Overreacted? He threw a Rhododendron at you.”

“He wasn’t trying to hurt me.”

“It was potted!”


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