Desert stories, books, poems, and more

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Book / Other

June 11, 2018

Reads: 65

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Flash Fiction Fun House

The main character is living in wastelands, and so are all their enemies. With supplies being the main source of power and weapons keeping control of that power, it's not so easy to survive on your own. Read More

Poem / Romance

June 07, 2018

Reads: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Not your average structured piece of writing Read More
A chapter from the story of the fictional nation of Wensimbi, told from the perspective of four different characters. The annual address of Lethabo Dlamini, leader of Wensimbi, will not end like they expect. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 17, 2018

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: nice, desert

Reads: 31

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

We call to the knight to take us home. Read More

Reads: 27

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Josie Metcalf is hunting for black-eyed children to kill them in revenge for almost killing her. While out on the desert plain of yet another desolate road, she realizing that there are other things in the world just as dangerous and menacing as the black-eyed children. Read More

Reads: 98

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Ruby Telnith is an orphan. Left to die in the burning sands of Pioren, she was found by a young shepherd and his wife, willing to raise her. Seventeen years she lived in peace. All seemed well for Ruby, until the night everything was taken from her. A raging… Read More

Tags: magic, desert

Reads: 103

Comments: 7

Shelves: 4

The The Imaginarium House

This short story is based upon an idea JackCrawford and I came up with. Prompt: A man located in a time-proof building has the ability to send small boxes or pods to any point in time in order to change history. Read More

Book / Other

February 27, 2018

Reads: 1150

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

a partial poem I found in my journal from 2017, decided to revisit it and finish it off Read More

Tags: desert

O’Llenodecaca San is a struggling American Poet who has drifted aimlessly about America and the globe in quest of inspiration in locations and situations where even the blindest and deafest could easily could find enough inspiration for a lifetime and he has come up empty handed. This,… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 08, 2017

Reads: 53

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The desert can be such a beautiful place. Read More

Tags: nature, desert

Author's voice About few months ago, writing was not at my top list then one night I woke up. I'm writing, it didn't make any sense but I am writing. Background information on the book This story is inspired by those people who are struggling to survive in… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 13, 2017

Reads: 26

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Book / Fantasy

September 28, 2017

Reads: 1851

Comments: 3

Shelves: 3

The Fantasy Realm House

Following the royal family and its retinue, the Absent Empire, who fled their native continent over 1,000 years ago, is under siege. Enemies described as savages are at the southern shores and advancing north. Highspire, the young desert capital, sits far away from the invasion but may eat itself alive… Read More
Set nearly thirty years after the timeline of my series Burden, The lost Treasure of Gezmek follows the life of Earl Dregguard and his hunt to find Vatan's most sought after treasure. Read More
A traveler, armed with a revolver, is on a mission to hunt a mysterious mage in an endless desert. Unfortunately for him, the situation is much less black and white than he always preferred. Read More

Reads: 117

Comments: 7

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Have you ever roamed in a desert? If no, then find out what it is like, and see what camels can do! Read More

Reads: 184

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

You, (the main character) are stolen from your home by the rulers of the world, Google Inc. It its your job to defeat them and get home. W.I.P. Read More
The story of a man not belonging to his world, carving a way for himself and his friends. A slightly fantasy twist to a game I really like. Read More

Reads: 230

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Lenny and Heather are off on a road trip but things aren't going quite as planned. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 31, 2017

Reads: 167

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short 1 min poem. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 30, 2016

Reads: 74

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short piece about a desert. Read More

Tags: words, sun, heat, desert, oasis

Reads: 128

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A dream I had. Read More
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