The October Diary

The October Diary is a work of fiction that was released serially on ChicagoNow during the month of October 2015. Here are all the pieces. Start with October 1st and read them in order. The October Diary October 1: The Discovery October 2: The Man with the Shadow Voice October 3: Remembering Brendan's Funeral October … Continue reading The October Diary

Gertrude Boyle: The conclusion

A guest post by Bela Matyas Feher This is part two of two. Read the first part of the story here. I see you’ve finished your sherry. Shall I pour you another? Oh, very good. You have excellent taste! This sherry is of a very unique vintage, I am assured. Like none other you have ever … Continue reading Gertrude Boyle: The conclusion

Gertrude Boyle: An introduction

A guest post by Bela Matyas Feher Sit down, Traveler, and rest your feet a while, for you are weary from the long road, and on nights like this one, ‘tis best that you should be indoors. “Why,” you ask? It is well known in the valley here, that on nights like this, when the mists … Continue reading Gertrude Boyle: An introduction

How I became a real vampire

The first person I told I was a vampire was my mom. I was seven and had just watched one of those old black and white Dracula movies on TV. I got one of my mom's black skirts from her closet and tied it around my neck like a cape. "I am a vampire!" I declared … Continue reading How I became a real vampire