‘Roommates’ – A New “Creepy Little Bedtime Story” is Now Available

Today marks the release of Roommates, my third “creepy little bedtime story.” It’s a story I started months ago, then it had to sit for a while for the missing part of the story to come into being. That happened recently, and the short is now complete and available digitally as a Kindle download. Here’s a snippet: Roommates By William F. Aicher Something is happening, here in my head. A something I can’t explain. Something I don’t know. But it’s there. A change. An opening. A transmutation. A metamorphosis. I…

Short Stories

I’ve been reading some collections of short stories lately, and honestly they are reminders of why I don’t really care for short stories all that much. It’s just so difficult for a writer to put together something so short that still has meaning. A few of Camus’s from ‘Exile and the Kingdom’ were good (I particularly enjoyed “Jonas, Or the Writer At Work,”) but most of them failed to reach the expectations works like ‘The Fall’ and ‘The Stranger’ had set for me. Hemingway is faring a little better in…

New Project: The Grabbing Hands (NaNoWriMo)

If you were a fan of my first novel, The Trouble With Being God, you’ll be happy to hear another project is underway.  Previously I mentioned my next novel would be Three Bricks Down and To the Left (book one in my Horizon Trilogy), but I’ve decided to partake in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), which means I need to crank out a 50,000 word novel by the end of the month.  Considering I didn’t decide to actually participate until yesterday, that gives me just 22 days to do it…