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Welcome one and all, to the One that Binds us. So, this is my very first contest. I’ve been on Booksie for quite awhile now and recently decided I should probably try hosting one. I am hoping this will be fun, challenging and most of all, rewarding, so read… Read More

Book / Other

January 18, 2017

Reads: 161

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A small collection of short stories is found in this book. depending on what I am inspired to write determines the genre and situation of each particular story. Come on in and explore the variety. Read More

Short Story / Horror

December 17, 2016

Reads: 146

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

"Hillside High" is a short horror story that I came up with in my spare time. It's basically a short trip through my twisted fifteen-year-old mind. This is all made up. I have no intentions of doing any of this. I just wanted to write a quick horror story. Sources:… Read More

Reads: 202

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Review Chain House

Ever want to be center stage? Now's your chance... Read More
Of all the critters in a farmers arsenal, chickens are the nastiest but the one that is mad at everything and everyone is the farm bull. It may be enjoyable to see the dog chuckle and the cat boss you around but it is down right humiliating to be the… Read More

Short Story / Westerns

November 28, 2015

Reads: 450

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Where: You-all Come Back saloon in Back Street, Kansas. When: Summer, 1867. Who: Cowhand (Taek Chance) out for revenge. Read More
This is a short story I wrote inspired by Queen Tara from the Blue Sky animated movie, Epic (originally posted on Figment.com in 2013); I'll do a remastered version of this in the future Read More

Reads: 271

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a flash-fiction under 150 words from the mind of a dog during the Thanksgiving dinner. If you're a vegetarian, I apologize for the turkey. Read More

Short Story / Other

November 12, 2015

Reads: 127

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Kids usually leap at the chance of leaving their parents for 7 hours and going to school. Me? I seemed to be the exception Read More

Reads: 136

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short story inspired by a live-streamed musician playing the piano with visuals of nature off of twitch. It's a man's realization of life and his surroundings. Read More

Reads: 341

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

ISIS has taken over the whole world and only christians and atheists are left in their under ground bunker. Read More

Short Story / Other

November 05, 2015

Reads: 106

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The first short story I wrote. "Hilarity Ensues" is based on my stand-up comedy debut. Read More
A retired Physics professor builds a cabin and a science laboratory near a pond. While there he spends all of his time trying to "apprehend the mystery of the universe". But when a mystical puzzle arrives in the mail, he switches his focus and for years obsesses over the puzzle--until… Read More
This was a short story I wrote with good intentions (originally posted on Facebook 7/4/12); I say that because even though it's meant to convey some sort of message, it comes across as too preachy for it's own good. In this story, Milo Rockwell runs away as his parents were… Read More

Reads: 87

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This was my attempt at telling a story through poetry (originally posted on Facebook on 4/5/11); didn't exactly work out. I'm well aware that smoking at a gas pump is illegal, but I didn't know that when I first wrote this. Read More
This was a short story I wrote a while back (originally posted on Facebook on 11/29/10); this is a parody of the movie 9 and it makes no sense. So 0 is an action figure that is sent to Mars to fight robots after they extinct the Martians...yes, I actually… Read More

Short Story / Other

November 01, 2015

Reads: 152

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This was a parody I made back when (originally posted on Facebook on 11/27/10); it's just bad. It's a mix between The Karate Kid and Kung Fu Panda, so originality was thrown out the window when I first wrote this. Read More

Reads: 112

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Finishing University and deciding what to do next. This comes from a creative writing prompt I saw: Write a recent experience of yours, but not from first person perspective. Read More
A universal search for the answer to all things. Read More

Reads: 145

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Don't really know what to write without spoiling it, but this is a story about someone who is trapped, in more ways that one. PS - This is the first thing I've written and taken seriously, so any criticism you have is appreciated. :D Read More
A girl recalls a tragic accident she was involved in. Read More
A robbery takes place in renaissance England Read More
I am currently working on a collection of children's stories called "After The First Frost." It is written in Native American style and the stories are all lessons or stories from nature. I am posting one of the stories here. I hope to have the book published by June of… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 09, 2015

Reads: 136

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Its been a while since I've posted on here, though I'd give it a try with something new I've written today. Hope ya'll like it. Read More

Reads: 107

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Vignette of an invisible man, in a blind city. Read More

Reads: 304

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

CAUTION!!! STORY CONTAINS EXTREME VIOLENCE and SENSITIVE SUBJECT MATTER!!! I've touched many subjects as a writer. I've always tried to not write about the same thing twice. This can be challenging after a while, especially when you're number one rule is "write what you know". In an attempt to spawn… Read More

Reads: 159

Shelves: 1

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I decided to write about what I've learned about current school systems. With what I learned, I learned as a junior in high school from my school counselor. Her exact words were, "We need to feel bad for the bullies and teach targets not to be targets." Read More

Reads: 213

Shelves: 1

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Christie--concerned with her friend's well being--stops by Sam's house on her way home from school. However, she was not at all prepared for the secret that is about to be revealed. ********** I think I've been watching too much Criminal Minds lately. This was written for the a contest on… Read More

Reads: 110

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Another photo based short story for Rosalie. Read More
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