(495 words) ‘Twas the night before Christmas, all quiet in the house, I sat at my laptop, with hand on my mouse. I looked at the apps, so many to check! E-mail, Facebook, WordPress and Tweetdeck. I opened my mail and smiled with delight at an e-card received, this cold Christmas night! I clicked and … Continue reading A Visit from Saint Nicholas – 2017 version.
- (900 words) The Great Writer poured another whisky and gazed out through the Boston Grande penthouse window and over the Boston skyline. He filled his glass with soda. Better take it easy on the booze tonight! Down in the basement was the laundry where he’d worked after leaving school, loading sheets and tablecloths into … Continue reading Zip It!
Growing, the organism just kept on growing! A lighthearted scientific experiment, incubating a meteorite fragment, had gone horribly, terribly wrong. From a speck of jelly-like substance, the organism had doubled its size every hour. Now, just twelve hours later, it was pushing up the laboratory ceiling, a huge white blob of viscous cellular material. The … Continue reading The Blob from Outer Space