Like the story, its a bit twisted, but based on the feedback I'm getting, it would seem that's what people like about the story.
So a little dark humor for the holidays seems a nice counterbalance with the sugary sweet warm fuzziness we're joyfully bombarded with this time of year.
Speaking of this time of year, its time to reflect a bit. I finished a novel, nearly completed a novella, had six stories published, had four stories produced in audio and got an editor interested in looking at a collection. Not bad, but as I glance at my goals for 2008 (yes I actually write them out) I'm guessing I achieved about 65-75% of them. Still unattained, is getting something published in Children's, MG or YA. It would be nice to get something published that I could let my kids read. Thus far my writing consists of material I don't ever want my kids to read, as they already think I'm odd enough as a dad. I can't imagine what my 6-year old daughter would think of me if she knew I penned a tale about capturing, killing, and framing the little creatures she has decorating her pink and purple bedroom. So more child friendly goals and stories for 2009. Happy New Year.