The Writer's Corner
MYRIAD MINDS, INC. - AUTHORS ON FILE
TODD S. JONES

Born in Dearborn, Michigan in March of 1971, Todd still resides in the metro-Detroit area. He has worked many years in the financial, computer programming and consulting industries as a tax accountant, senior developer, team leader and manager information systems (review resume). Besides creating cutting-edge custom client/server applications and web solutions, Todd is the President & CEO of Myriad Minds, Inc. (d.b.a. MM Racing). When he has free time, Todd practices martial arts, weaves tales of fiction, plays his guitars, rides his Harley, works on his Mustang, goes mudding with his Jeep and tries to have some kind of normal social life. Todd is married to his best friend (Carolyn Jones) and shares his home with three miniature doberman pinchers (Harley, Davidson and Magnum) and two very aloof cats (Jersey and Scratch).

TODD S. JONES
CONTACT

Todd S. Jones
8968 Pentecost Hwy.
Onsted, MI 49265
734.254.0284
tjones@myriadminds.com

NOTE: I am pursuing writing as a future career change which limits me from publishing complete works on this page.

 
TALES OF FICTION
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 brother’s murdered and a final exam that goes sideways puts him on the trail of a former renegade graduate who may may have answers. (Short story - first scene - Last Updated 04/16/2015)
 
THE UNSPOKEN TRUTH
Donovan has made a successful career out of collecting souls with a strategic whisper here and an encouraging nudge there. The delicate balance of good and evil has tipped and the challenge of his job has faded in today's world of situational ethics and moral degradation. Donovan's impeccable record, and balance of souls, may be in jeopardy when he finds more than he bargained for at a routine hostage situation. (Short story - Last Updated 8/25/2012)
 
MOONWALK
After losing his wife, Jared's space mining project is on the verge of collapse with sudden mechanical failures and corporate funding being withdrawn.  The robotic engineer continues to push on and finds more than precious stones on the moon. (Novelette - first scene - Last Updated 03/30/2015)
 
DANSE DES MORTS
Death comes to all in due time, but not always in the form one may expect. Saladin Santora 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 by Dievas Kurych. (Novel - first scene - 3/18/2012)
 
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 - first scene - 4/30/2004)
 
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 5/11/98)
 
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)
 
JT (A Friend in Memory)
A fiction story about brotherly love. (Final draft completed on 6/30/96.)
 
THE GATE KEEPERS
A tale involving the exploitation of inter-dimensional portals to facilitate planetary domination schemes. (Rough story still in the works. Last Updated 5/11/98)
THE RACE
A fictional story about a drag race. (Final draft completed on 6/30/96.)
 
POETRY
Crossing Paths - In remembrance of Gary Syroid
Sustaining Memories - In remembrance of John Mustonen
The Wedding Tale - Dedicated to my friends Marc & Adrianna Reichardt
A Feeling From The Heart
A Modern Life
Future Hope
The Search