1942: The Jungle

Austin Fox, guest writer

May 3, 2017

Filed under Historical Fiction

              The waves keep throwing salty water over the sides of the amphibious vehicle that I will shortly be jumping out of. The anxiety and stress are thick enough to cut with my bayonet. I look around to see ...

1774: Insufferable

Rachel Nall, guest writer

May 3, 2017

Filed under Historical Fiction

              "Father, I'm no good at this! Are you sure this is a better technique than the running stitch?" I huffed before bringing my thumb up to my lips, attempting to numb the dull pain. This was the seventh t...

1904: The Caterpillar Tractor

Jeremiah Angel, guest writer

April 25, 2017

Filed under Historical Fiction

I awoke to the sound of my rooster, Theodore, crowing outside my window. It was April 20, 1904. Dawn was beginning to break. Lying in bed and stretching, I thought to myself, why do I have to get up so early? Then I remembered...

1959: The Common Year

Ethan Dickinson, guest writer

April 25, 2017

Filed under Historical Fiction

              1959 was a common year, it started on a Thursday, that's what they say, but for me that year was anything but common. The only truth in that statement was that it started on a Thursday, the best Thursd...

1921

Alex Thompson, guest writer

April 18, 2017

Filed under Historical Fiction

              Pain. And darkness.             John Scott, a private second class in the only army division the United States sent to France to aid in the Battle of Amiens during what most were now cal...

1941:

Grant Ennis, guest writer

April 17, 2017

Filed under Historical Fiction

This is a short story about a man who learned too late how to feel empathy. This man's name was Philip Bartusco ***             When Philip turned 21 he was forced to register for the draft. Multiple times he'd t...

Korean Surfing

Calvin Serban, guest writer

April 17, 2017

Filed under Historical Fiction

HONK! HONK! "Let's get it on!" Mr. Flipadoodle said. The traffic crawled that early morning in San Francisco, and Cole was  awakened by his Dad who was yelling at cars that were stuck in traffic. It was a typical morni...

Dust

Chase Roesel, guest writer

April 17, 2017

Filed under Historical Fiction

Artillery shells exploded.  Detonations sent mind-numbing vibrations through Lawrence's brain. His vision blurred, and all he could see was the scarlet sea of blood pooling around his ankles in the shell hole. The bodies of his friends were pil...

How I lived the history of Texas independence:1836

Hector Segura, guest writer

April 16, 2017

Filed under Historical Fiction

-1835             My name is Mario Manuel Díaz Contreras, and this is my story.  I am from Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico. I am 22 years old.  I am a junior in college and  I am  getting a degree in the ca...

1961: The Year of Black and White and Red All Over

Darla Milholm, guest writer

April 16, 2017

Filed under Historical Fiction

WHITES ONLY             Dorthy clinched her fists with rage. Her eyes glares through the round black frame of her spectacles looking up at the sign above the drinking fountain. WHITES ONLY        ...

1917: A Year to End all Arrogance

Dylan Ford, guest writer

April 14, 2017

Filed under Historical Fiction

                 "Stay with me, Will! We'll get you home to see Evelyn . . ." were the last sound I recall from that day. .  .  .                "Hey, Grandpa. I know it's late, but we was havi...

Death, Money . . . . Love?

Trinidy Lopez, guest writer

April 14, 2017

Filed under Historical Fiction

  Two years had passed, but it felt like just yesterday. I wish he knew how hurt I was, but then again, I would not want him to feel the pain that I'm feeling at this exact moment. I wish he knew how much I missed seeing...

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