The Town Manager: A Nightmare of Complacency (Pseudopod 605)

I listened to "The Town Manager" by Thomas Ligotti while driving to work, my skin attempting to crawl out of its skin. Leaving my car for the sweltering sauna that is Nebraska in August, I finally exhaled—my breath a frost-chilled plume. Or so I imagined as I contemplated the story I had just experienced. Elegantly … Continue reading The Town Manager: A Nightmare of Complacency (Pseudopod 605)

The wind carried more than a chill to the air. (a Nightlight Podcast writing prompt)

Last night, Nightlight Podcast tweeted the awesome writing prompt: "The wind carried more than a chill to the air." I attempted to tweet a response, which became a hot mess because I suck at Twitter. Anyhow, this was my response: Unseen and unfelt, we passed at night through your windows, your crawlspaces, your mail slots. Carried … Continue reading The wind carried more than a chill to the air. (a Nightlight Podcast writing prompt)