As Yourself

      Kenny Jackson / Actions & Adventure / Science Fiction
As Yourself

Hedwig the human and Otto the humole investigate an archeological dig in the sky. One of them will never be the same.The time is late enough that no one thinks to mention it. Hedwig is human and an archeologist. Otto is humole and a cryptotechnologist. A piece of supposedly dead technology awaits them both, at an ancient ruin in the sky. One of them will never be the same.“As Yourself” is a science fiction adventure that takes place in an imaginative, unique far future. It was inspired by the short fiction of Gene Wolfe and Robert Heinlein.
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    The Other Side of the Median

      Kenny Jackson / Fantasy / Science Fiction
The Other Side of the Median

Early every morning, before even the first, red moon finished rising above the horizon of his farm, Jaime Marquez worked - wanting a better life for his son than the one he himself had been allotted at birth. Then Jaime’s mind opened to the other world, and he decided. He had to escape.Early every morning, before even the first, red moon finished rising above the horizon of his farm, Jaime Marquez worked - wanting a better life for his son than the one he himself had been allotted at birth. Then Jaime’s mind opened to the other world.Jaime is the only one who can see it, when he closes his eyes. His family knows nothing about it; they see only their own world. Jaime sees the other. It’s all he can think about, all he wants. Jaime decides. He has to escape.“The Other Side of the Median” is a science fiction story that takes place in the context of two unique cultural backdrops. It was inspired by the work of Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
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    Snap

      Kenny Jackson / Horror / Thrillers & Crime
Snap

Ben loves Cath. Ben's psychiatrist is a nosy meddler. Ben's psychiatrist has got to die.Cath doesn't know Ben's real name. She doesn't know what he's done. She certainly doesn't know about his precise control over every one of the providential coincidences that make their relationship so special. Ben's psychiatrist does know, and as it happens, Ben's psychiatrist is Cath's Psychiatrist too. Ben has decided - the man has hypnotized his last patient."Snap" is a horror story with crime and psychological elements. It runs the gamut from bizarre romance to murder procedural to Edgar Allen Poe.
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    The Six Story Fault

      Kenny Jackson / Science Fiction / Mystery & Detective
The Six Story Fault

Two smashed bodies are found at the foot of an elementary school. Bill McCoy is called of his current case, another murder, to investigate. He doesn’t know why - until he sees the bodies. One of them isn’t exactly human.Two smashed bodies are found at the foot of an elementary school. Bill McCoy is called of his current case, another murder, to investigate. He doesn’t know why - until he sees the bodies. One of them isn’t exactly human.“The Six Story Fault” is a solvable science fiction mystery set in a deeply detailed world. It is written in the vein of an Asimov robot story, and inspired by Alan Moore’s Watchmen.
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    Two Good Turns

      Kenny Jackson / Horror / Romance & Love
Two Good Turns

The last day of Mark and Christy Strand's marriage came unexpectedly. No one filed for divorce. No one deserted, cheated, or lied. Some THING just came between them.There is something weighing on Mark's mind - and the rest of him too. Christie wants to give her husband a relaxing weekend. She has no idea it might be their last.On the Strand family crest, there are written ten little words - sixty-five letters that just might spell the end for Mark and Christy:Unum bonum torquentEligite nocumentumDuos torquetEt eligere substitutumIt's a shame they can't read Latin."Two Good Turns" is a horror story and a relationship story. It is a tale in the vein of Daphne Du Maurier's horror, inspired by the short fiction of M.R. James and John O'Hara.
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    The Apostles Thought the World Was Flat

      Kenny Jackson / Fantasy
The Apostles Thought the World Was Flat

Esther Lorien Hammond lives on a farm with her father, somewhere east of Israel, west of Narnia and south of Hyperborea, as far as she can tell. Her life is simple and happy, but maybe not for long."My name is Esther Lorien Hammond. Once I was not scared of the lady. I am not scared of anything mostly. Only scared a little of things I think are in the dark when I am in the dark like vampires and lions and orcs. But when it is day I know I was being silly because vampires can only come in if you invite them and orcs have better things to do than bother me and a lion might be The Cowardly Lion. I am still scared of the night things sometimes but mostly now I am very scared of the lady coming back.""The Apostles Though the World Was Flat" is a tale of fantastic reality written in the immersive voice of a young farm girl.
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