dirty blues

April 11, 2016zaji0

This is an unedited excerpt from a work in progress. Down by the jook joint is where the sweatin’ and grindin’ began. But it by […]


March 13, 2016zaji0

This is a wild idea I came up with. Definitely needs some work (a lot of work) but it could become an interesting story if […]

the scrolls of ankh

February 21, 2016zaji0

Excerpt from a potential story. The Year One It was the time of change. The world was rediscovering itself in the aftermath of the great […]

the elec-trick company

February 7, 2016zaji2

This is the beginning of an idea I believe I can flesh out and do something interesting with. I was thinking about consumerism, commercialism, capitalism, […]

the arrival

January 21, 2016zaji0

I have such a headache today. Woke up with it. I don’t usually get headaches, so it’s pretty annoying. It’s hard to think and even […]

voices in the sea

January 15, 2016zaji2

This is a short excerpt from a story in progress. I wrote it many months ago. Sea date log, March 21, 2132, I think. Day […]

in the land of scattered memories

December 25, 2015zaji1

An excerpt from my memoir. ∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞ I was born beneath Cuba, across the waters of the West Indies on an island that lives and breathes […]

a soul apart (excerpt)

September 11, 2014zaji0

Mia was planting yams in the garden. Her hands touched the rich dark soil. It was cool and slightly moist. She ran her fingers through […]