1876: The Choice on the End of a Barrel

Erick Hicks, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

The steady, monotonous drone of iron clanking against rock wafted up the valley toward Tatanka. Ever since gold had been discovered on the Black Hill Reservation, white settlers had arrived in droves to claim their portion of...

1935: Mine Today, Gone Tomorrow

Emily Martinez, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

Looking back at my story— the atrocities and accomplishments— a number of decades blurred together, but the year 1935 has mystically remained in my mind until now. 1935 was the year when all I had was destroyed, yet all I...

1964: A Disturbed Night

Emily Gensolin, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

Thursday, March 12, 1964, Hoffa Gets 8-Year Sentence; Fined 10,000 Dollars in Jury Tampering Case, Seven States Devastated by Floodwaters, 13 Year-Old Bit By Skunk. Reading the titles of the newspapers, nothing catches my eye....

1942: I’ll Always Miss You

Eli Wash, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

I could hear the rumble of the Japanese Zeros getting closer by the second. William and I began to say our prayer before the fighting commenced. Praying became a regular activity for us since we joined the army, but we prayed...

The Deep-Mahogany Waters: 1944

Dillon Wolf, guest writer

February 26, 2018

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    The Deep-Mahogany Waters: 1944 “Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are...

Six Letters

Delaney Malin, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

I stood at the corner of my street, shuffling my feet on the rocky curb. Would I finally receive a letter from my father?             As a twelve-year-old boy in a war zone and utterly alone, I felt unprotected. My moth...

Red Man: 1947

David Austin, guest writer

February 26, 2018

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———               NIKOLAI DOES NOT FAIL! RUSSIA DOES NOT FAIL! You dare to arrest Nikolai?! Вы оскорбляешь меня! You shall know the strength of Mother Russia! ————  During the 1900’s t...

1718: Crimson Kings

Daniel Mohr, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

“Hard to starboard, she’s bearing right down on top of us” “Is this really how I want this all to end?” I thought to myself as the massive man-o-war H.M.S Scarborough was lining up a broadside with fifteen of its t...

The voices in my head

Daniel Im, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

The coarse sand gently scraped the bottoms of my feet as I sat and watched the sunset. I watched the water lap at the shore as my brother breathed heavily beside me. We were both catching our breath from countless football rout...

1925: Finding Happiness

Cora Fleming, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

“Father please don't go, don't leave me with this monster!” I sob as I fall to my father’s knees, begging him to not leave. Although Sir Anderson Harrington would only be away for the summer, I can't fathom the idea of being alo...

1774: The Debtor and the Debt Collector

Collin Kilmer, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

The gloomy Philadelphia streets, illuminated only by sparse and dim lanterns were host to more than a few shady figures on this damp, depressing night. Allen Montgomery stoically trudged down the street, not giving any mind t...

1898: The War among beliefs

Cesiah Hernandez, guest writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Historical Fiction

July 26, 1898. How did I get here? Darkness surrounds me on all sides. Small footsteps of the disgusting rodents echo in my mind as I huddle closer to the corner of which I had decided is the safest place in this room. I don’t know h...

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