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Not Right, Just left is the story of a loving southern family whose family home and it's crumbling exterior serves as a metaphor for their crumbling lives. Jake, the loving boy with a ”condition” wants his family to be normal. His mother a topless waitress with a skin condition,… Read More
Appearances can be deceiving when it comes to love and religion. Read More

Tags: tragedy, southern

Four southern men of various ages and interests discover a common interest in bandleader, Lawrence Welk. Read More

Tags: music, southern

Short Story / Other

March 20, 2018

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A young man finally gets the attention he has desired all of his life. Read More

Tags: black, southern

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It is the late nineteenth century in the United States, and Alton and his family are forced to leave their small town of Texas after Alton gets in trouble with the local gang there. Not knowing where else to go, they head north in hopes of a better, safer life.… Read More
Three childhood friends reunite at one friend's horse ranch in Olive Branch, Mississippi, after many years of living in separate regions. Read More
The life of an economically poor family in the 40s and 50s in small town Florida. Narration by mother,Bonnie Blithe and daughter, Dixie Jo which chronicles each's perspective of their family life. Read More
Dixie Jo and her mother, Bonnie Blithe, chronicle their shared life of poverty and trials as they move throughout Florida in search of a better life. Dixie Jo's rebellion lands her in the Florida Industrial School for Girls, which is a turning point for her. Read More
Set thousands of years in the future, a young woman and her girlfriend must adapt and survive when a world war erupts while they are in a foreign country following a terrorist act they witnessed. Read More

Tags: the, edge, sounds, southern, of

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I am submitting an excerpt from my novel "The Awakening of Myra Thomas." now out on Amazon.com and Kindle.com Read More
This cookbook has 6 generations of good ole southern family recipes as well as some fun ones. There are around 600 recipes in this book. You will find anything from purple hull peas to jalapeno cornbread, chocolate pie to frog legs, Dutch oven recipes to gifts in a jar, roadkill… Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 24, 2015

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Shelves: 1

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The Heritage of the Confederacy and the Sovereign Southern States. Don't Tread On Me. Read More
In the spring of 1908 Lamar County was among the numerous areas struck by the chain of events Known historically as THE DIXIE TORNADO OUTBREAK In Mississippi the hardest hit were the communities of Purvis and Carnes, Mississippi what I have recorded here is the memory of one survivor 8… Read More
Charlotte is living the life she was meant to in a small town in the bible belt. But everything changes one night when she is brutally attacked by some boys at her school. What happens when the pressure and injustice of being a victim becomes too much for her and… Read More
Pensacola 32502 is the zip code for the county seat of Escambia County, Florida, and the Pensacola City Hall. The title of most of the short stories I write about characters in this area will begin with this. This story celebrates Edith Clarice's first day on the job at the… Read More
The Luiseno Indians of southern California were a nomadic people, full of honor, courage, and mysticism. Their tribe was peculiarly full of myths and legends. This is the first story in a collection called "Local Myths & Legends of Southern California" I do no take any rights for the picture,… Read More
The Luiseno Indians of southern California were a nomadic people, full of honor, courage, and mysticism. Their tribe was peculiarly full of myths and legends. This is the first short story in a collection called "Myths & Legends of Southern California" I am not the owner of the photo, and… Read More
Pensacola 32502 is the zip code for the county seat and the Pensacola City Hall. The title of most of the short stories I write about characters in this area will begin with this. This story is the first of many highlighting the adventures of Edith Clarice Bonifay, high school… Read More
Richard Taylor, a young Southern boy, struggles between his traditional values and personal identity until he realizes that denial may be the greatest danger of all. Read More

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Synopsis for first two story's to break it up I have started with a two parted story. Read More
A brief look into the perspective of a little girl and her ailing mother. Read More
Dedicated to my little brother Christopher. Read More

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Comments: 7

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Abigail Ruby has a surprise, but it's not a what - it's a who. Read More

Short Story / Humor

November 20, 2013

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This is the first chapter of my book called 'It Most Likely Will Not Work.' It is a short story about a father finding out his teenage son has changed. Read More

Short Story / Horror

November 07, 2013

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Comments: 1

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In this brief and eerie tale, the owner of a historical property in the Mississippi Delta discovers that history often repeats itself, and that a primitive wildness exists below the facade of humanity Read More

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Comments: 2

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I wrote this for Booksie Idol but I'm now thinking that I might turn it into a novel once I finish The Run Away, but I'm not sure. If you read this then the story let me know what you think. It wouldn't be released until at least March next… Read More
Sheriff Eugene Pennifore and his deputy are the law enforcement for a small southern town, and the magickal realm that co-exists with it. But a disturbance call at a local magickal bar reveals that two children under his protection are in danger form the Finder, a creature who will steal… Read More

Short Story / Horror

October 09, 2013

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Comments: 2

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In this brief and eerie tale, the owner of a historical property deep in the heart of the Mississippi Delta discovers that history often repeats itself, and that a primitive wildness festers below the thin facade of humanity. Read More

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Comments: 3

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As a man who doesn't really understand his own life, Charlie is just ambling along, until something comes and changes his perspective. Read More

Tags: fiction, southern

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