Author Archives: michael


Many of the non-fiction pieces I have written over the last several years were housed at—a writer’s site that has since shut down. I have begun the process of re-posting some of those articles here. They will show up … Continue reading

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Review: Semper Idem, by Jack London

You can read Jack London’s Semper Idem here. Semper Idem is a ghastly tale of horror. It is made so, not by running rivers of blood and gore, but by the overt apathy of the protagonist, Doctor Bicknell and his … Continue reading

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Many Thanks to John Ecko…

For his outstanding contribution to the Inn Situ stories I’m working on. John has presented a rather unique character sketch of one of the frequent visitors to the Inn, Kenny Marano. Kenny makes appearances in many of the stories in … Continue reading

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This will be the last post I make. I can no longer countenance the duplicity; no longer stomach the deception. I can no longer force myself to be content given the current status quo. The rules have changed once again … Continue reading

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Made a change to the site menu. I had the Inn Situ stories linked under fantasy. Though somewhat difficult to categorize because of the nature of the project, I can say with certainty that fantasy is not the correct genre … Continue reading

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As Scheduled

Gary looked again at the scheduler on his computer monitor. It seemed he had been looking at it for 10 minutes now. It had not changed. They were still the same scheduled appointments for this afternoon as they had been … Continue reading

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Shades of Home

This is one of the stories that can be found in my Inn Situ collection of short stories. It was originally inspired by a photograph posted by a friend of mine online at Jenny Lynn was seven. Her older … Continue reading

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Insomniac Dream Relaunch

New home of Phrench Phried Physics Continue reading

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Random Chance

I saw them today in just a brief glance out the window. It was early; the sun had only moments before thrust its fiery head above the mountains holding up the sky in the East. Its feeble light was not … Continue reading

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Command and Control

Food, as everything else was in short supply. All, it seemed, except for misfortune and misery. The hydroponic gardens were failing. Water recirc units were running at half capacity. Air scrubbers had been under constant repair for the last year. … Continue reading

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