About Matthew:

With sardonic wit and complete irreverence, Matthew Woodruff is one of America‚Äôs  pre-eminent  dark humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that Woodruff is a master of dark humor and satire and one of the most observant writers
addressing the human condition today.

'Genius', 'Spectacular' 
'A True Work of Artistry'
This is an entertaining and humorously macabre collection of companion stories to Edward Gorey's 'Gashlycrumb Tinies'.  From Mystery to SciFi, from Drama to Fairy Tale and from Adventure to Gothic, this book has something for everyone. These 26 tales tell of

26 Absurdities of Tragic Proportions

  Release Date 06/01/2018


  Release Date 12/01/2019

In these 14 stunningly original, provocative and entertaining stories, the reader confronts questions and situations never before considered by mere mortals. A compilation of what seems like ordinary events quickly unfold to reveal possibilities humanity has only ever dared to consider.


Imagine you've woken up in a strange place, completely in the dark... or perhaps...Your loved one has a mystical connection with an event 2000 years in the past... or...Only you can release a trapped race of beings from our world... or...Destiny opens up before you one fateful box at a time... or...Your afterlife is not at all what you thought it might be... or...You finally have a chance to return to the past and correct a fateful mistake, but at what cost... or...Only you can see into another person's soul...