Andreiana

  Andreiana by Phillip McCollum November 7th, 1985 Grigory kept the window rolled down because he was fighting the Sandman. A cold Siberian gale whipped through thin strands of brown hair which stretched from the top of his forehead to just below his bald crown, like long clumps of seaweed reaching out over an empty seabed. A contraband copy of …

Lights Out: An MC Ruff and DJ Tumble Adventure – Part 3

Lights Out: An MC Ruff and DJ Tumble Adventure – Part 3 by Phillip McCollum   [If you’re just jumping into the story, start from the beginning!] — If you’d like to finish reading this story, along with many others, I’d be ecstatic if you’d consider purchasing one of my books.

Lights Out: An MC Ruff and DJ Tumble Adventure – Part 2

Lights Out: An MC Ruff and DJ Tumble Adventure – Part 2 by Phillip McCollum [If you missed Part 1, you’re gonna need some context — click here!] — If you’d like to finish reading this story, along with many others, I’d be ecstatic if you’d consider purchasing one of my books.

Lights Out: An MC Ruff and DJ Tumble Adventure – Part One

Lights Out An MC Ruff and DJ Tumble Adventure – Part 1 by Phillip McCollum Break it down, Shake it down, Ruff and Tumble make your world go ‘round. A small amount of feedback came through the stage monitors. MC Ruff made the universal turn it the hell down symbol to the girl running the sound booth. You, know, we …

The Bitter Buffoon

The Bitter Buffoon by Phillip McCollum Among many societies, there used to be a deeply-held belief that drinking someone’s blood gave you their power. Not only did it turn out to be a ridiculous thought, but in the end, one which nearly proved fatal and came close to ending the line of the Blood Tasters. In these days, the …

I, Beatbox32

I discovered that one of my coworkers is an avid reader like myself. We were discussing several books last week and the conversation ended up something like this (embellishments added for More Drama™): “Did you like I, Robot?” “I never read the book. The Will Smith movie was… eh.” “You… you’ve never read the book? Are you serious?” I directed …

Science Fiction? Science Fact.

DNA as a medium for data storage? Wow. This must be what it felt like when people started to first hear about electricity — both enraptured and frightened by the possibilities. Granted, right now they’re not recording the data to living organisms, but rather spitting out synthetic DNA onto tiny chips. Still this is a big breakthrough. -beatbox32