1861: A Different Kind of War

Kevin Perez, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

“Don’t worry, Son. They don’t know what they’re doing.” My mother told me this after my master beat me for defending my little cousin, Anna. My master, John White, treated all of his slaves like dirt. You see, Anna was...

1890: An Electrifying Year

Kayden Ammerall, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

People always say their life flashes before their eyes when they are about to die. This always puzzled me. How is that possible, and who survived death to relay this information? As I sit here; however, certain of the death t...

1870: The Blackfoot Writer

Kaya Cranfield, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

“Ellie!” I jumped in my chair as my best friend Elizabeth barged in the door. “There's a gathering at James’s house tonight, everyone will be there. We have to go!” My best friend since 3rd grade, had brown hair, brown...

A Year for New Beginnings: 1965

Katie Scott, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

The Southern Missionary College graduating class of 1964 marched out of the church. Tossing her nurses cap to the side, Doris leaped into her father's embrace. Holding back tears; she looked over her father's shoulders to see...

1957: Silence For the Nine

Katie Hallock, writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

Jane stared at the constellations painted on her black ceiling as she waited for her alarm clock to chime incessantly. The cheerful hum of Arkansas crickets seemed to taunt her. She sighed at the thought of the first day of school....

1915: Rising Up from a Sinking Ship

Jordan Lemon, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

All was quiet. He did not know what woke him, but it did not matter now. Just twenty-four hours earlier, he had waved goodbye to his family from the ship Lucitania bound for Liverpool. On May 2, he had awakened about 3:00 in the...

1946: Reprogrammed

Joelle Pester, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

“What a success!” I exclaimed to myself as I hopped into my vehicle. It was February 14, 1946, and my greatest accomplishment and passion had just been revealed. I, Jean Wilson, helped develop, create, and build the “world’s...

The Beginnings of War

Jeremy Gustman, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

“Yesterday, December 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt “Porter...

1959: A Lesson To Remember

Jeremiah Madrigal, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

“Gary, come in and eat your supper, then we’ll continue the story of the Ugly Beast!” “Okay Pa,” he exclaimed with joy as the smell of Aunt Judy’s sweet apple pie persuaded his tummy to growl; he was more anxious...

1864: Be Careful What You Wish For

James Frood, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

Aaron was Union soldier who joined the war, not to fight for a just cause, but to die. He grew up in Boston, Massachusetts as an only child. When he was young he believed and followed all that his parents taught him about God...

Crawl and kill: 1967

Jake Greenleaf, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

This is the story of Roy Douglas: a young man who was given the honor of serving with the deadliest sniper in the Vietnam War. Roy’s father who’s name was Jim was a Marine in the Second World War. When Roy was a young lad...

1923: The Gatsby Run

Jake D'Avanzo, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

Throughout the commotion of the Roaring 20s lies an 18 year old teenage boy, Nathan James. The events that have occurred throughout Nathan’s life have been far from advantageous. His mother died during labor and his father died...

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