Bloody Tokyo, Ch. 00

The trailer for the upcoming narrative podcast “Bloody Tokyo” by indie author Brent Thomas. Expect a modern horror story containing vampires, werewolves, magic, oni, ninjas, samurai, yakuza, and more all set against the backdrop of modern Tokyo. Bloody Tokyo features original music composed by Manny Marx. If you enjoyed this post, please like my Facebook author page and become … More Bloody Tokyo, Ch. 00

In the Dojo (2)

(I’ve been practicing iaido for over a year now. I would not consider myself good at it. Almost every practice something happens, or something is said that makes me think of how it would work as a little snippet of a story, or perhaps in an old movie. I’m going to share some of these. I don’t … More In the Dojo (2)

In the Dojo (1)

(I’ve been practicing iaido for over a year now. I would not consider myself good at it. Almost every practice something happens, or something is said that makes me think of how it would work as a little snippet of a story, or perhaps in an old movie. I’m going to share some of these. I don’t … More In the Dojo (1)

Sengoku Tales, 3

The Scavengers Darkness brought scavengers of all kinds to the field of battle. The casteless had already been paid to take away the bodies, but as usual after battles there was more bodies than pay allowed so many were left to rot. The buzzards were the first to approach. Slow and large, they feasted on … More Sengoku Tales, 3

Sengoku Tales, 2

The Story “All right, sit down now children. It’s story time.” The moon was high overhead, although it couldn’t be seen through the thick canopy of trees. This heat of the day had barely given way to the night’s sluggish humidity. Still there was a slight breeze the moved the air just enough to provide … More Sengoku Tales, 2

Sengoku Tales, 1

[A while ago I tried my hand at working on a tale of a fictionalized Japan’s war period. I wanted demons and magic and ninja and samurai and maybe some love and political intrigue thrown in. I was probably influenced by the first edition of Legend of the Five Rings tabletop RPG as much as, … More Sengoku Tales, 1

The Plum Tree

Kimura blinked twice hoping that wind clear the snow from his eyes.  The wind was cold and bitter.  The dryness of it made his eyes water.  He vision blurred.  He squeezed his eyes shut a third time knowing it to be dangerous, but he needed to see clearly. The old man in front of him … More The Plum Tree