Category: WHP Writing

The Long Goodbye

I died on a Thursday, if I recall correctly. I could easily blame it on the weather, but it was a nice sunny day, not too bright, not too cold, and I just wasn’t paying attention. I just HAD to see who texted me… a telemarketing text. When I looked [...] Read More


It’s been a while since I’ve written anything, and with the HUGE success of “The Nice Guy”, I thought I’d dive back in tot he writer’s desk and pull out another “work of art”. Read More

A Christmas Tradition

The stockings are all hung The tree is trimmed and lit The turkey’s stuffed, the wine is poured, Turn up the heat a bit ways to lose weight quickly. The house is now quite quiet Since dinner was promptly served And because the relatives [...] Read More

Waiting for Santa

When I was very young, I was bound and determined to stay up late and make sure that I would meet Santa Claus as he came down the chimney. Like a good boy, I went to bed when my mom and dad said so, but I waited until they went to bed until I [...] Read More

Cold Oblivion

I don't have much time left. I must recant my tale before my time is up, before I fade out of existence. The first thing I remember is waking up outside. It was snowing out and I was, naked. I felt dozens of children's hand about my head and body, [...] Read More

The Unmarked Box

While sifting through the towers of boxes that remain from when he moved into their new house, Kevin found one box in particular that he did not remember packing nor even bringing into the house. It was a small wooden crate with a removeable lid, [...] Read More

That Thing Up There

There it is again... That slow high-pitched metal rattle followed by a soft whimper. It is really starting to freak me out at this point. I know there is something up there, but I???m too scared to look. I have been hiding here all night and [...] Read More

A Slender Victory

You hear the myths and you read the stories and you think that they're only fairy tales, urban legends. But you have no idea how close you are to crossing over from reader to participant until it happens. And then, your fear fuels the fire for [...] Read More

The Loaner

About 2 weeks ago, I was having some severe problems with my smart phone. So I told my wife and my son that I was going to take my phone to the retailer down the street. Since the phone was still under warranty, they would be able to fix it for [...] Read More

Night Terrors

Occasionally after I put my 2 year old to bed, he'll wake up in the middle of the night screaming at the top of his lungs.I quickly rush into his room and close the opened window blowing the curtains to and fro. I make my way over to the his crib [...] Read More

The Lone Branch

If you've ever passed by a group of trees, whether it be the edge of a forest or a cluster of trees in a field, you will, most certainly, always find one lone branch jutting out awkwardly from the lush green foliage. You quickly dismiss it as [...] Read More


I know now that I am doomed to feel this pain for the rest of my life, or until I can find out where it's hidden. You see, after discovering the secret, I have damned myself to this wheelchair. The doctors say they cannot find any plausible reason [...] Read More

Sleeping “Funny”

Have you ever woken up in the morning with a "crick" in your neck, or a sore back? It's usually dismissed with the phrase, "Aw, you just slept funny." What's interesting about this, is that there's nothing humorous about reaching over and [...] Read More

No. 11

I awoke in a dark tunnel, or is it a cave? The musty odor penetrates my nostrils and causes me to cover my face. My surroundings are blurred, but come into focus within a few moments. Where the hell am I? I remember seeing a bright purple flash and [...] Read More

The Nice Guy

Frank, Thomas and Kirby enter the office break room at approximately 12:25pm on a Tuesday afternoon. Each man holds various containers designed for holding food and drink, and as they lazily slump into the fiberglass chairs that were haphazardly [...] Read More