Tansy Undercrypt
Author, Illustrator, Purveyor of Doom & Whimsy


January 4th 2018

Roger groaned and Barb laughed. She held out her hand to read the note he’d found in his pocket and he complied, handing it over. “The werewolf thing … I took that on because I love you and I’m not sorry. We got this whole “full moon” crap figured out. BUT … if you EVER […]

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December 23rd 2017

“What the …?” Lenora sputtered, watching Dave wander into the clearing. He kicked up his hind legs, dancing under the full moon, three jingle bells tied to his tail. “I get a point for being festive,” Dave said merrily, giving his best Moon Moon grin. “And get docked 10 points for wrecking any chance we […]

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December 14th 2017

Activating the hidden camera, Trevor smiled; he watched while Nash and Revik trudged up to the pine tree in deep snow, scattering dog toys about the base for the sanctuary wolves. Unable to help himself, Revik squeezed the rubber cheeseburger. “Foooeeeeeeeeppppth,” it squeaked, as loud as thunder in the silence. “Uh, guys,” Trevor said into […]

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November 4th 2017

Eva felt him come into the room and sit down. She sighed. “You didn’t come to the meeting,” he eventually said. The room rippled a deep blue with reflections from the water moving across its walls. “When I can’t face what I am,” she replied, “… when my brain is full of everything I’d rather […]

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October 19th 2017

At the convocation, the alphas scrutinized the packs, observing their growth in number and quality of membership. “The majority are solid,” said one confidently, observing the strength and power of his group, quiet and sleek in the light. “A few with poor change control,” said another, seeing more twitchy and whining half-turners than expected. The […]

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October 4th 2017

They drove silently all of the way to Vegas in a caravan, their thoughts on what they’d left behind and what lay ahead. They had found a small motel back a bit from the main highway that would serve as a place to change and rest. Tomorrow, they’d go to the site and take in […]

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September 21st 2017

“This is the second time, Dennis,” Liz growled. “I … I know; I’m very sorry,” he responded, looking down at his lap. “I wasn’t thinking and I just acted and it was wrong.” “In a corporate environment, you cannot follow up behind someone and sniff them below the waist,” Liz rumbled (her teeth clenched). “I […]

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August 23rd 2017

Corinne exited the shop, stepping out onto the sidewalk with a mischievous smile. She tossed her hair back, hitting a bouncy, catwalk stride on her way to the car. Heads turned. “Hey,” she said to anyone who dared to make direct eye contact; Corinne felt them stare as she unlocked her car doors and stepped […]

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August 3rd 2017

“I’d really like this to go forward; I think we have something special,” Sam said softly, taking her hand. “Me, too,” Dana answered shyly, looking around to make certain that no one in the coffee shop was listening. “So, I went and got tested,” Sam continued (even more softly). “Uh … okay,” Dana whispered, blushing. […]

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July 29th 2017

At sunset, Shadow went out to the fence and laid down next to the spot where the chainlink was torn. It would be dark soon. He did not want to hear that company was coming; he did not want to smell the dirt-and-blood caked fur or see the glowing yellow eyes (Mrs. Merrell looked a […]

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