The Queen Of Redmir

A legendary archer is summoned from his tomb to uncover a plot against a queen and help regain her throne in the third LASTENBERG tale.

The Dark Down There

The Darkness beckons in this eerie fable of a night gone wrong. Someone is knocking, from inside the house. From the other side of the cellar door!

The Object

What terrible event turned a young woman’s hair white in a matter of minutes, and why is she spending Christmas Eve under observation in the Psychiatric Ward of a hospital?

Single: Keep The Heart Of A Child

Keep The Heart Of A Child, is a song written by Lori R. Lopez in 1992. The song’s lyrics are featured in the poetry collection by the same name.

Poem: once upon a monster moon

Under the city’s canals, amidst a secret web of conduits Hide many a wonder in the disguise of darkness, Veiled by shadow and a discreet demeanor, a shyness

The Language Of Life

THE LANGUAGE OF LIFE is the second volume of verse in the Collected Poetry Of Eath series, featuring works by various invented poets who will seem quite real . . .

The Dark Mister Snark

There are those individuals we know little about who skulk and creep delightfully across page or screen. In reality, we are taught to avoid them. Sometimes, however, they may surprise us.

Spider Soup

You are never truly alone. While you sleep, nocturnal creatures stir. A couple discovers that things have changed overnight, and they are no longer in control. Their house is full of cobwebs . . .

Poem: birds of night

The birds of night flap broodful wings Against the pewter clouded mist Though sleep might claim most At this hour of witchcraft and ghoul Their leather-like flails evoke a restless

Poem: Eulogy

There was something in the basement . . . A girl cowered in her bed at night and listened To a mournfully somber wail that echoed Through the floor of her room, imprisoned.

Poem: city of angels

Halfway to the city of angels I may have lost my mind I think it fell out the window of the car When we hit a bump on the freeway

Poem: screaming pumpkins

What if you woke And found yourself cursed — The clock ticking backward Your reflection unreversed? If the canary were tweeting Dead-battery-chirp babble And you drew only blank tiles

Beauty

A dormant girl named Beauty, who controls and terrifies the people around her, wants to possess another girl. Quiet, don’t wake her up or there will be Hell to pay!

Ere The Dark Dirt

A legendary archer is summoned from his tomb to battle creatures that threaten to cover the world in darkness in the second LASTENBERG tale. The tales of Lastenberg relate the hero's on-going battle . . .

Opon-Hul

A legendary archer is summoned from his tomb to battle a beast and save the world in the first LASTENBERG tale. The tales of Lastenberg relate the hero's on-going battle against evil.

Sleep Of Fools

Are dreams fact or fiction? How well do we know what we do as we slumber, when we are most vulnerable? Can we trust our surroundings to be there once we open our eyes?

The Fox Trot

A girl brings her dog to play with a wild fox. This poignant children’s book is also a memory from the storyteller’s own childhood. It was written and illustrated . . .

The Mudpuppy

A girl pokes a stick into a lake and a fish with feet climbs out. This poetic tale is an amusing children’s fable based on one of the author’s most cherished childhood memories.

The Fairy Fly

A Black Widow queen, a big bad Wolf Spider, and a Hit-Mantis are but a few of the obstacles for a spunky little spider who must find his way home through a strange land of giants . . .

The Chupacabras Jig

A song for a funny spooky animated dance video featuring Chupacabras, as described in the humorous fantasy novel titled DANCE OF THE CHUPACABRAS by Lori R. Lopez.

Horrendus

A demonic entity will return at Midnight on All Hallows’ Eve to claim the lives of a child from each family. A young woman scoffs at the legend and invokes the monster’s rage.

Next Door

Have you ever wondered about your neighbors? A teen learns the terrible truth about the house next door in this comically chilling Halloween frightfest. Home alone on All Hallows Eve . . .

Poem: Stories

The stars cast their glance To an unknowing person A weary wanderer In need of comfort tonight He sleeps in the brush of the forest