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Author Archives: S. S. Michaels
Well, I had my very first book signing last weekend. It was at this really great old book shop that’s just the kind of place you could spend all day browsing in. A friend of mine brought a tray of … Continue reading
Jake Wolfram is the biggest, slickest, sickest pop star of our time. Drug-dealing voyeuristic punk, Jake, is yanked from poverty and into the white-hot spotlight after witnessing a crime committed by his neighbor, Damien Tungsten, front man for the boy … Continue reading
So, I’ve finally reached the point where I’m searching for readers interested in reviewing my forthcoming, SOON-TO-BE-RELEASED book!!! If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’re familiar with the kind of stuff I write. If you haven’t been … Continue reading
My sister was screaming from the staircase. I tried to get to her but, I couldn’t move my head. My arms felt super heavy. My hands made hard clattering sounds against the wall that edged my bed. I was freezing. … Continue reading
I’ve got two short horror stories in the new anthology from Rainstorm Press. It’s called 31 Nights of Halloween, and I hear it’s pretty good. Go get it, and tell all your fiends. I mean, friends!
This is kind of a “what I did on my summer vacation” post. We spent some time in Pittsburgh (where you must wear something with a local sports team logo on it at all times) and a couple of days … Continue reading
Learning by Example by S. S. Michaels Footsteps. Heavy, hollow, loud. The cheap plywood basement door creaks open on its never-been-oiled hinges. She turns her head and stares at him with her black ringed eyes as he pushes the door … Continue reading
Bad smells are a regular occurrence in my apartment building. Coming home from an overnight training session, a horrendous stink hits me as I hurry down the hall, otherwise glad to be home. I figure some garbage got stuck in … Continue reading
I found this chicken today at a beachside restaurant. He will clean my house for the paltry sum of three corn cobs per week. He will even bring his own cleaning supplies. Who could resist? If he does a good … Continue reading