The Writer's Corner
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TODD S. JONES

Born in Dearborn, Michigan in March of 1971, Todd still resides in the state with his wife, Carolyn Jones. He has worked in the automotive repair, computer programming, and financial services industries; retiring from full-time employment in April of 2020. Todd does still work part-time as President & CEO of Myriad Minds, Inc. (d.b.a. MM Racing and d.b.a. MM Offroading).

He enjoys weaving tales of fiction, camping, martial arts, playing guitar, motorcycle riding on his Harley, and Jeeping.

You can contact him at tjones@myriadminds.com

TODD S. JONES
CONTACT

Todd S. Jones
8968 Pentecost Hwy.
Onsted, MI 49265
734.260.1535
tjones@myriadminds.com

NOTE: Due to submitting stories for publication, Todd is limited on what he can display digitally. Please contact him if interested in a story.

 
TALES OF FICTION
Honorable Mention MOON WALK
After losing his wife, Jared's space mining project is on the verge of collapse with peculiar mechanical failures and corporate funding withdrawn.  The robotic engineer presses on, finding more than precious stones on the moon. (Short story about 7,100 words - Last Updated December 2021) - Honorable Mention from L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest (Q4 2021)
 
HUSHED PASSING
Tarough Jacob always wanted to be an assassin, like his father and older brother. He studied all the forms, practiced hard, and completed the assignments. However, rumors of his brotherís murder and a final exam that goes sideways put him on the trail of a former renegade graduate. (Short story about 3,200 words - Last Updated December 2021) - Silver Honorable Mention from L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest (Q1 2022)
 
THE UNSPOKEN TRUTH
Donovan has made a successful career out of collecting souls with a strategic whisper here and an encouraging nudge there. The challenge of his job has faded in today's world of situational ethics and moral degradation, yet he finds more than he bargained for while working a routine hostage situation.. (Short story, about 3,900 words - Last Updated October 2021)
 
ROLLER RINK EMPIRE
Billy's grandad has always taken care of him, so he would not get involved in his line of work. A rival drug dealer thrust him into a sticky situation where Billy finds out his education can be put to better use than a gun. (Short story about 3,200 words - Last Updated December 2021)
 
A FRIEND MOURNED
Based on a true story about the lose of a friend at a young age. How the memory of a person, good times and bad, are better than selective memory. (Short story - Last Updated August 2018)
 
DANSE DES MORTS
Death comes to all in due time, but not always in the form one may expect. Melek finds his life thrust into turmoil when his wife is murdered during the birth of their daughter, Morticia. He discovers his child is destined to become death incarnate and unveils a plot to open a rift to the realm of demons. (Novel - Part 1 the trilogy- Last Updated 2020)
 
LUTHER'S TWISTED TALE
A sword and sorcery tale about Luther the Lustrous, his friend and a love that he desires to rekindle. While away on a quest, Luther acquires a magnificent sword that twists his mind, and body, to its will. In his struggle, Luther discovers an ancient threat that could destroy the word. (Novel - Part 1 in the trilogy- Last Updated August 2018)
 
ANGEL OF SALVATION
A story about a vampire who tries to find absolution in becoming a contract killer. (Rough story still in the works. Last Updated May 1998
 
DEJAVU
A story about a young man who has lost his friend in a hiking accident, only to find him again in the strangest place. (Last Updated 3/28/98)
 
DISEASED
A naturally born vampire finds himself an outcast who must turn from being hunted to being the hunter. (Last Updated 5/4/98)
A fiction story about brotherly love. (Last Updated 6/30/96)
 
THE GATE KEEPERS
A tale involving the exploitation of inter-dimensional portals to facilitate planetary domination schemes. (Rough novel that is still in the works. Last Updated 5/11/98)
 
THE RACE
A fictional story about a drag race. (Last Updated 6/30/96)
 
POETRY
A Feeling From The Heart
A Modern Life
Content Love
Crossing Paths
Future Hope
Ode to Death
Sensible Love
Sustaining Memories
Taking a Ride
The Journey
The Lake
The Rest of Our Lives
The Search
The Wedding Tale