Stories & Other Un-Truths

This is where I keep the various bits of prose that are all ( more or less ) untrue ( or, perhaps, more-than-true…? ) — including excerpts from “Jacob’s Ladder” ( a novel, which I am currently failing to complete ), vignette, aka “very short-stories” ( I call them sketches ), hypothetical discourses, nonsensical shreds of fancy that I’ve snatched from the winds of my imagination, & so on…

John Laurits' Writing

Below are excerpts from “Jakob’s Ladder” — John Laurits’ up-coming book, which tells the strange story of  Jakob — a mechanic, stalked by the persistent memories of his failure as an artist — who struggles to repair his own mind after he finds himself being persecuted by a mysterious God that Jakob himself unwittingly created….

The Engines of Creation

Unsorted Sketches

These are sketches & stories that don’t really connect with others — some are simply “sketches” of things & others may be a short story or a monologue or, perhaps,  something else…

A Fragment Written December 31st in Tacoma, Washington
An Unusual Time
A Midwife to God
Verb, To Bloom...

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