Elizabeth Frankenstien (nee Lavenza) awaits her husband on their wedding night, unaware that she will be greeted by a strange visitor.
A violent death leads a small town to suspect that there is a wolf hiding among the sheep. Every man is a wolf to another man, after all.
In the cold autumn of 1738, following the demise of the entire Karnstein family, the townspeople notice shades in the graveyard.
Last year for Halloween, I presented three spooky stories for your entertainment. At the time, I was concepting multiple projects, but I was also in the process of finishing the first draft of one. Men and Monsters is the story of five people who find themselves solving a strange mystery while, at the same time, being something of a mystery themselves. It involves werewolves and vampires and invisible men, and while I’m still in the rewriting stages, I thought I might attempt to expand their characters a bit. I quickly plotted out five short stories that would expand on either their character or backstory, and spent a bit of time reading 19th century and early 20th century fiction to get a feel for the style, tropes, and images I wanted to emulate. So for the month of October, there will be five stories, each centered around a different type of monster.
Monsters deliver the teen drama.
I was absolutely going to stop making these, but some rearranging of my life recently has led me to focus elsewhere. To get back in the mood of writing my monster teens, I made them their own fake Instagrams, which actually was a big help since I had to sit down and go, “What do these characters like?”
More images stolen shamelessly from Pinterest.
Merton wakes up with one heck of a hangover.