Five Of the Finest Regions In England

March 7th, 2013 (2 Comments)

England is part of a relatively small country – there are well over 70 nations that are larger than the UK – yet its influence on the world has been huge. Any visitor who is fortunate enough to travel to England in the coming year will be able to gaze in awe at an astonishing […]

A Visual and Culinary Adventure in Chicago

March 5th, 2013 (2 Comments)

The historic city of Chicago, Illinois is known for being home to some of the best restaurants and most monumental sights in the country. With a diverse culinary scene and several landmarks, you can be sure a trip to Chicago would be unforgettable. As you read this article, you’ll learn more about Chicago and what […]

A Novel Murder

March 3rd, 2013 (4 Comments)

A Novel Murder “I’m going to murder her today,” I heard him say, “She’s been tied up in the basement for three days; it’s time to end it.”  I couldn’t believe that someone was talking on the phone so casually about murder. 

Illustration by Delilah Buckle for Jim’s short story “The Tourists Attraction” on the Story Shack

February 24th, 2013 (10 Comments)

The Story Shack has featured my short story, “The Tourists Attraction,” check it out.  Delilah Buckle has created an illustration for my short story, “The Tourists Attraction.”You really should take a look at her portfolio, she has some great illustrations. If you need some work done, I’d highly recommend that you contact her.  Tell her […]

The Altered Clown

February 23rd, 2013 (1 Comment)

The Altered Clown    Tony has been raised by a couple of clowns. Literally.  His mom and dad are clowns in the Crowley Brothers circus.  Everyone has always assumed that Tony would grow up to be a clown, but he has different plans.

Short Story Collection

February 22nd, 2013 (No Comments)

Jim’s Short Stories  I’m working on a collection of short stories that I plan to publish this spring.  It will be available on and  Here is a list of the short stories that I’ve included so far, in no certain order.

Illustration by Black Eyed Jack

February 21st, 2013 (No Comments)

I’m working on a story inspired by an image sent to me by a great illustrator, Black Eyed Jack. I plan on having a short story online this weekend, but in the meantime, take a look at some really fun images:

The Human Hunter

February 17th, 2013 (3 Comments)

The creature hid in the bushes, waiting for the next human to pass, so that he could continue his killing spree.  He only came to this planet for the sport of hunting; no other place in the universe had such plentiful prey. 

Jims Got Web on the Third Sunday Blog Carnival

February 17th, 2013 (No Comments)

Feb. 17 Adriene has posted the February edition of the Third Sunday Blog Carnival and has included my story “The Tourist Attraction.”  Stop by and take a look, there are some great stories there, including a couple by my friends, Scott Livingston, and Rooster Smith, from the #WriterNation.

Looking For Illustrators

February 12th, 2013 (11 Comments)

Hi.  Are you an illustrator or graphic designer, or know someone who is?  I’m looking for people who want the exposure of having their illustrations viewed by visitors to my site. In exchange for using your work, I will include your name, bio, and a link to your website.  Your work will be actively promoted […]