Speculative Miscellany

Geek Culture, Writing and Other Junk from Writer C. A. Wilke
Speculative Miscellany

Stormy Night, A 20TweetTales Noir Story

Wrote this 20TweetTales piece a few months ago, just forgot to share it here. Stormy Night continues a bit on my Noir theme, though this one is has a bit of a different bend at the end. This is based on Jasper Zhao’s mysterious piece, “Something happened…” Thread by @WriterWilke: …

Me and My Tattoo: a Match Made in Hesitancy

I blame my kids for a lot of shit. I mean, they’ve taken so much from me. Time… money… okay, mostly time and money, but these are legit things. If I hadn’t had kids I’d… I don’t know, have more time and money? And just maybe having a tattoo. Just …


It’s been more than a week since I recorded what I’ve found. Not that it matters, since I haven’t really found anything.  Except more dust and crumbling posts. It’s like something wiped out everyone here. An apocalypse. No, an A-blogalypse. Oh dear. That was not good. I’m starting to make …


It’s been another week and I still haven’t found anyone. There’s a strange sense of being watched. Every so often I feel one or two people watching from the shadows between the posts. I woke up the other day thinking I heard that woman sobbing again, but just like before …

50 Days

It’s been 50 days since anything came out on the blog. It’s kind of like a ghost town here. The streets are empty and there’s a thin layer of dust on everything.

The Great First Step Mystery — Open Space Science

It is now almost exactly one month until the fiftieth anniversary of that “One Small Step”. It is a couple of months since I have posted anything here about it. Life has been rather busy. However, the events of fifty years ago are ever present. Over the last few months we have seen the fiftieth […]

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