mark a rayner: New Fiction: Wormageddon

My latest short story just appeared in The Saturday Evening Post: Less schmaltz-y, WAY more worm-y. You can find Wormageddon here.

PostArctica: A Mask For Halloween

From around 2007. Turcot was a playground for me. I often had the thought that this would have been a pretty cool location for kids to explore. And I remembered the Monster Cards that were popular when I was in elementary school and all the legends about various Monster sightings in Verdun. So one day ...

PostArctica: A Mask For Halloween

From around 2007. Turcot was a playground for me. I often had the thought that this would have been a pretty cool location for kids to explore. And I remembered the Monster Cards that were popular when I was in elementary school and all the legends about various Monster sightings in Verdun. So one day ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Remembrances of Rabbits Past

Watership Down: A Reviewmory This was one of my childhood faves, and all of my friends had read it as well. So, you’d think a bunch of 12-year-old boys would find this a laughable premise, a book about rabbits. Au … Continue reading →

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Memories of Antietam

child of the corn, a photo by imagecarnival on Flickr. Little Jehoshaphat was born in 1832 to a family of carnival performers and technicians that roamed the Americas. From Georgia up to New England, as far west as the Mississippi … Continue reading →