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By Ray Nelsen
It's thousands of years after an outbreak on Earth and humanity is making a come back in a Steampunk world.The story many focuses on a man named James Heartwood who is just trying to stay under the radar as long as possible. He befriends a 'young' boy named Sam and the two, along with a few...
I wrote this some time ago for a "write an episode" contest for a podcast that I listen to. It didn't win, but it seemed too good a short story to just toss up.
Basic summary: a young writer travels late 19th and early 20th century America. He writes, does odd jobs, and does whatever his...
Short Story | Updated Jan 20, 2015 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Dj Kilz
A young mans endeavors in the western high desert mountains.
By Mr Watson
A short one, the rope that is !
By Robert Kasch
A ghostly outlaw finds more than loot in his latest holdup...
Short Story | Updated Jan 7, 2015 | Reads: 43 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 6
By Robert Kasch
It's easy to dream of what you want to be when you grow up. It may only come true after death.
Will Coogan's wild gun slinging days were behind him. He ran his ranch just outside Santa Rosa. Then trouble came to town. Would he have to go back to his wild ways?
Short Story | Updated Nov 12, 2014 | Reads: 110 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
It's 1958 in Nevada, and Lorrie, the wife of a bank robber, unintentionally meets her husband's partner, who intends to get his cut from the last job. However, their meeting corresponds with another plot that reshapes the small town of Beatie.
Short Story | Updated Oct 30, 2014 | Reads: 81 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Mr Watson
It's not always nice to feel wanted !
By Jeffrey A Paolano
Two leaders melded by past trauma oppose the assault of unschooled newcomers.
Short Story | Updated Sep 4, 2014 | Reads: 119 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
This is a western/romance, so I hope it will fit in somewhere. It was something I dreamed up one night after watching a western on TV. I hope someone enjoys it.
Poetry | Updated Aug 25, 2014 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 2
Sheriff Blaze trains a young man to become her Deputy, and receives some unsettling news.
Serbina Monroe had high hopes at the end of the Civil War life to be better than it had been during the las four strife filled years. Her husband, Brice, came home from the war wounded, but he'd fully recovered. His grist mill and sawmill were busy. Sibby looked forward to the day when lawless...
Looking forward to a journey across the country to San Jose, Calf., Stringbean Hooper and his wife, Theo, have no idea just how much trouble they can get into. Theo considers this trip their honeymoon and a chance to be at her brother, Brock's wedding. Stringbean gets them lost in Indian...
By Sue Hart
In 1888, Texas men outnumber the women. Can the Forester brothers choose a husband for their sister, or will she match one of them first?
When five grown men have to deal with a stubborn, mind-of-her-own sister who stands up to them, enjoys pitting her mind against theirs, and tries to best...