Did you know I have an eighteen-part serial exclusive to the Amazon Kindle? It is about Dr. Nekros, a ghost hunter seeking vengeance against the demon that disfigured him. Though he doesn’t deserve her kindness, his ex-wife is trying to save the wayward man from a gruesome fate, one that threatens to tear her new family apart as well. This serial will frighten you, make you laugh, and thrill you as it spans generations and enters worlds unknown. Start now and finish on Halloween night!
Between 2011 and 2014, I published a bi-monthly electronic serial exclusive to the Kindle called Dr. Nekros. I’m dead serious when I say he came to me in a dream and wouldn’t rest until I wrote his tale. I won’t lie, I started the serial without really knowing where it would lead. I had the first six episodes figured out, but the last twelve were an utter mystery.
During a horrendous bout with the stomach flu, his story’s end came to me. Honestly, it’s an ending I didn’t ever expect, but it fits perfectly to both Dr. Nekros and his ample cast of characters.
Frankly, this serial is one of those rare moments when I felt as though I merely acted as the conduit. These characters were in complete control.
Though Dr. Nekros dances in the world of the occult, it primarily occurs in the world we know and features very real people. There are husbands and wives, mothers and sons, uncles, aunts, grandparents, brothers, sisters, and friends only death could separate.
They deserve your readership. They want you to experience their plight. They will make you laugh, they will frighten you, they will make you despair, and they will reaffirm your faith in hope.
If you have a Kindle, you can download all 18 episodes now. Don’t have a Kindle? The App is free for your computer or mobile device. Find all the episodes HERE.
Thanks so much for your time. I hope you enjoy reading Dr. Nekros as much as I enjoyed writing it.
In 2011, I began an experiment called Dr. Nekros. I’d created the character a few years prior, but it wasn’t until that time that I fully committed to telling his story. Amazon Direct Publishing arrived on the scene, and I realized it provided the perfect platform to execute a form of storytelling I’d never experienced firsthand – the serial.
I knew I wanted Dr. Nekros’ odyssey to span eighteen episodes, and I knew I wanted three major story arcs that ultimately told a much grander tale. When I started, I pretty much had the first six episodes mapped out. Beyond that, I can’t claim to have fully understood where the story would ultimately end.
Writing a serial proved a thrilling experience, especially because I figured much of it out as I went. I hoped to release an episode every two months, and, for the most part, I stuck to that schedule. Oddly enough, when I about hit the half way mark of the series I came down with a terrible case of the stomach flu. My entire family suffered from it. This thing lasted for days, and none of us could hardly get out of bed. Since I had so much downtime, I took advantage of it to finally map out the end of the series. Looking back, I think I may have been a bit delirious because Dr. Nekros takes a fairly surreal turn near the end.
Those years spent writing Dr. Nekros proved to be the busiest of my life thus far. Just a few months before the serial started, my wife and I moved into a new house we built, I returned to my full-time high school teaching career, I started and finished my Master’s degree, and we had our second child. Throughout it all, Dr. Nekros’ adventures unfolded. In many ways, the not-so-good doctor kept me sane. I am the sort of person who always needs a creative outlet, and in the midst of so many obligations, he gave me the opportunity to do things my way. Of course, that’s not entirely true. The serial very much took on a life of it’s own, and I, at times, felt as though I was merely the tool for this story to arrive.
If you have not yet read the Dr. Nekros serial, I do hope you’ll share my passion and give it a try. It is an epic work, and I believe it has qualities appealing to most readers. I found the entire process incredibly satisfying, and I am thankful to have experienced such creative passion.
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Why would a mother and father bring their small child to a cemetery every Christmas? Why would that child actually be excited to do so? Here’s a hint: there’s a grandmother involved! Some holiday traditions are stranger than others, but rest assured, “Christmas At the Cemetery” will warm the heart. Read my $00.99 short on your Kindle or Kindle app by clicking here!
Traditionalist James Henderson is enraged and he’s got a bone to pick with Marty Yaple, a youth minister. In fact, James is so angry that he raids Marty’s church, catching Marty off guard. It’s James, though, who is surprised in the end, because Marty is not what James imagined, and because the minister helps James realize that his real issue isn’t with Marty’s Christmas Eve service—Get Jiggy With Jesus’ Birthday—but with something else entirely.
But just what is at the heart of James’ fury? How does Marty help James deal with his ire? What is so different about Marty that James hadn’t expected? To learn these answers, read “A Christmas Confrontation.” It’s available on your Kindle or Kindle app for $00.99.
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I can’t think of a better time to read all eighteen episodes of the Dr. Nekros series. It’s got humor, drama, action, adventure, and best of all, I like to think it can be downright creepy. Follow the address to find links to the entire saga.
In one of Scott William Foley’s most disturbing tales, a runner happens across a smart phone along a mountain path. After realizing the phone is not secured, and after discovering why the phone lay near the mountain’s edge, the runner takes actions that will both appall and terrify you. Originally published in Illinois State University’s literary magazine (Euphemism), this morbid story will haunt you long after you fling it aside. You can download it now for $00.99 with your free Kindle App.