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    Sticky Thread Master story list

    Since older stories can drop off the radar screen, I decided to post this sticky-thread, so that folks with stories can add them to this "index". Feel free to reply to this thread with the link to your story, accompanied by a brief synopsis of the story-line. Thanks!

    Started by Dennis Olson‎, 05-07-2005 02:05 PM
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    Sticky Thread What YOU can do to get better stories

    To the readers: Would you like to improve the quality of the stories that are available here in the Members Stories forum? If you would then here's what you gotta do. As an author of several stories here in this forum and having read similar comments from other authors here I can tell you...

    Started by A.T.Hagan‎, 05-21-2005 09:26 PM
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    09-28-2011 01:05 PM Go to last post
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  1. Story

    Homestead, Sweet, Homestead

    #1 "Ready up," Mark sang out, "let's move." When they had stopped to iron out the problem of where they were headed, tired people needed the rest. Now they were restless, ready to move. There seemed to be a lightness, a relief that the caravan had been whittled down to the core seven; and the...

    Started by PacNorWest‎, 10-03-2019 02:36 PM
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  2. Story

    Market Day

    A little one off put together awhile back- I guess with the third anniversary of the Great Seacouver quake coming up, I’ll go ahead and tell you our story. It was a simple summer workday like any other. I was in town picking up some groceries at the new market down by the waterfront. My...

    Started by ComCamGuy‎, 07-31-2019 10:32 AM
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    12-09-2019 07:33 AM Go to last post

    The Locksmith Journals

    Let me begin by saying that I have done many things in my 62 years on planet Earth. In high school I bagged groceries and washed dishes in various food joints and bars. Later I drove trucks delivering construction materials and I have also worked construction jobs. In the service, I spent my time...

    Started by day late‎, 02-12-2019 12:09 AM
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    12-08-2019 12:53 PM Go to last post

    Looking for the story "Down and Out"

    Started it long ago, before I even joined the board. When I try my link now the TB2K page comes up telling me "9idrr, you do not have permission to access this page" but an Admin hasn't been able to help me find out what I need to do. Any thoughts/suggestions, or has this one been removed? All...

    Started by 9idrr‎, 09-29-2019 09:01 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,456
    11-02-2019 04:42 PM Go to last post
  5. Story

    Ruby's Legacy now as kindle

    Just got Ruby's Legacy up on Amazon if anyone would like it in this version and would like to leave a review for the book :)

    Started by sssarawolf‎, 10-29-2016 11:58 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 9,064
    10-13-2019 09:42 AM Go to last post
  6. Story

    Starting Over ... and Over and Over

    Hello everyone. No, I wasn't abducted by aliens. No, ISIS did not recruit me. No, I didn't die. Life has been very full and I've been dealing with it. I finished a story over on my blog but I just haven't had the time to do much more than that. I have however got a story that I'm posting here...

    Started by Kathy in FL‎, 04-21-2018 06:13 PM
    24 Pages
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    10-13-2019 09:17 AM Go to last post
  7. Story

    Sailor Sam

    This is something that has been running around in my head for a while. If you would like to see more, let me know. Sailor Sam by Fastback65 Chapter 1 The sun reflecting off the water on to Sam’s tanned neck, finally got the best of him. Between the fiberglass dust and the sweat...

    Started by fastback08‎, 12-20-2015 10:28 PM
    7 Pages
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    10-04-2019 02:05 AM Go to last post
  8. Story

    Repent, or Repeat

    The baby in Clora's arms slept quietly as she and Mark knelt on the grass. They were touching shoulder to shoulder and Mark had a possessive arm around Clora. Mark was praying aloud. Thanking God, who by His Grace and Blessing had brought them through another earth shattering crisis. Couple by...

    Started by PacNorWest‎, 02-07-2017 01:25 PM
    87 Pages
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    10-03-2019 07:37 PM Go to last post
  9. Story

    14 Exiciting Saturday Evening - Copperhead Short True Story

    Exciting Saturday Evening - Copperhead Life can be stranger than fiction.... Well we had an exciting few minutes this evening when the DW found a copperhead sunning on the front steps as the sun was setting. Bully, our Jack Russel Terrier, was eyeing it ready to pounce when the DW swept...

    Started by Texican‎, 09-21-2019 08:33 PM
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    09-23-2019 05:14 PM Go to last post

    6 Paranoia

    Paranoia Erickson's was a combined Small Range and Gunstore. I was always a night person anyway. According to my father, I've been a night person since earliest infancy. So when Erick decided to keep the Gunstore open till 3:00 AM several nights a week, I was all in favor of it.

    Started by RVM45‎, 10-06-2011 11:34 AM
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    09-05-2019 08:36 AM Go to last post

    Some stuff Helium asked for, about being a medic, reationships and stuff

    HeliumAvid asked me to pop some of this up after I mentioned them to him a while ago.. I'll do them as separate posts and TRY to get the formatting right..... C

    Started by night driver‎, 02-20-2004 10:42 AM
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    09-02-2019 11:58 AM Go to last post


    Warning: Cyber personalities have been pretty freely borrowed from members of this board. Feel free to join in, or to let me know that you don't appreciate the borrowing.

    Started by night driver‎, 04-25-2003 11:05 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    08-31-2019 08:46 PM Go to last post
  13. Story

    From The Bottom Up

    This is the second tale I wrote. It covers the quite different experiences of several families through an economic debacle and societal breakdown. I have been trying to learn a different aspect of what makes a good tale with each one. There are a lot of things to learn--style, plot,...

    Started by patience‎, 04-14-2014 02:29 PM
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    08-23-2019 09:51 AM Go to last post
  14. Story


    I'm a newbie here, but a long time prepper and a beginning writer. This is the first novel length thing I wrote, and it shows of course, in the defects it has. I've done 3 more since this one that improved some. It is about 220,000 words, so be patient about me getting it all posted. But...

    Started by patience‎, 04-02-2014 09:01 PM
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    08-15-2019 10:41 AM Go to last post
  15. Story

    Not Quite Eden

    I haven't quite finished this one, but my health is a problem and I wanted to get what I have posted. Hope you like what I have here. NOT QUITE EDEN CHAPTER 1 The Hunt The juniper thicket was dense. At least it would stop the wind. It would have to do, Clay decided. ...

    Started by patience‎, 10-14-2014 08:09 PM
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    • Replies: 117
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    08-12-2019 04:25 PM Go to last post
  16. Story


    This is the third tale I wrote, trying to improve my character development. Those who prepare for the future will at some point have to figure out how to deal with those who do not prepare, especially family. TOLD YA SO Chapter 1 Traffic on the interstate was about normal for a...

    Started by patience‎, 04-07-2014 12:55 PM
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    08-12-2019 04:08 PM Go to last post
  17. Story


    This is my most recent story. I worked more on character development and tried to improve with less use of exposition. It's about 120,000 words, IIRC. Hope you can see some improvement. Again, the characters are dealing with the economic challenges I think could come upon us at any time. ...

    Started by patience‎, 04-04-2014 07:59 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 60
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    08-12-2019 02:52 PM Go to last post

    Oh for Pete's Sake!

    Oh For Pete's Sake, is a story I'm writing. Characters; Evangaline Anastasia Porter Hanson ...called Evie Lars Harold Hanson...called Hap their daughter; Inga their son; Peter Neighbors; Sue Apperton {husband Ben is gone] Children;

    Started by PacNorWest‎, 10-10-2011 01:10 PM
    11 Pages
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    08-12-2019 10:54 AM Go to last post
  19. Story

    PacNorWest/Stories series/ links in order #1 to now

    Ok I started with reading the current one of her stories and then I found a nother one out ouf order and did not know she had a whole series of eight books so far. So I ask her about starting this thread to put links to all eight of them in one thread so others can start at the begging if they...

    Started by dogmanan‎, 01-31-2016 09:47 AM
    • Replies: 33
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    08-05-2019 11:52 AM Go to last post

    ........With my Heart

    #1 The assassin crept back through the woods, circling the long way around and crouching to watch the Apperton house activity. The kids were in and out of the house until lunch time and they settled down inside with the meal bars their mother had given them. Tammy moved slowly in and opened...

    Started by PacNorWest‎, 05-06-2012 08:58 PM
    7 Pages
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    08-05-2019 11:05 AM Go to last post


    Clora stood on the porch thanking the ladies of the church fellowship for coming to the family's rescue; the marathon cleanup after the 'home invasion' a herculean task. Sandy, Lainey and Cheryl echoed their thanks, standing propped against the porch railing. Heartsick and flooded with emotion,...

    Started by PacNorWest‎, 08-31-2012 09:05 PM
    23 Pages
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    08-05-2019 10:40 AM Go to last post

    Count your blessings

    #1 The resulting uproar shook the rafters as voices yelled in protest and people scattered from the slippery, odoriferous droplets Inky, Ruby and Junior seemed hell bent on sharing with their unappreciative people. "Oh gag!" Clora hollered with feeling. "Out dogs, get out! Open the freakin door...

    Started by PacNorWest‎, 06-21-2012 11:15 PM
    10 Pages
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    08-05-2019 10:39 AM Go to last post

    If I thought for one miserable minute......

    #1 "Grandma, I've got a problem." Sandra poked at her supper, uninterested in what there was to eat. "There's this kid at school that wants me to go to the dance with him. I don't want to hurt his feelings, but I'm not very interested. Evie put down her fork and gave Sandy her consideration. At...

    Started by PacNorWest‎, 02-24-2012 03:05 PM
    16 Pages
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    08-05-2019 10:38 AM Go to last post

    Pride Goeth Before A Fall

    Inga Evangaline Hanson Grand Prix rider extraordinair out of a job, out of luck. Inga turned her face away from the television set. As she moved, she dislodged her heart monitor and it beeped loudly. Lights flashed, a second alarm kicked in and Inga didn't give a rat's behind if she lived...

    Started by PacNorWest‎, 12-02-2011 08:53 PM
    15 Pages
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    08-05-2019 10:23 AM Go to last post

    Hi, My Name is Tessee

    This is a teaser, taking up where Premonitions ends. #1 Clora and Mark sat in the 'Family room' of the funeral home, the heavy black curtain shielding them from the many curious glances turned their way. Clora sat quietly, holding Mark's hand as he sat carved in stone. The aftermath of the...

    Started by PacNorWest‎, 12-19-2012 09:22 PM
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    08-05-2019 10:22 AM Go to last post
  26. Story

    So that your love may be complete.

    #1 Mark drove with gritted teeth. The three newest Linderman's were perturbed and wanted to loudly express their displeasure. Clora was frantically trying to soothe her cranky children by reaching in their secure car seats and patting and rubbing their chests. It was a really good theory,...

    Started by PacNorWest‎, 05-13-2015 05:03 PM
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    08-05-2019 10:21 AM Go to last post
  27. Story

    Over the River and Through the Woods

    #1 Mark put one foot in front of the other. The journey started, for there was no other way to reach home. Vaguely, he knew it was 2700 miles to North Carolina, and that was where he was determined to go. As a reasonably fit man for his age, he figured on ten miles a day, working up to fifteen...

    Started by PacNorWest‎, 08-19-2016 02:12 PM
    31 Pages
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    08-05-2019 10:20 AM Go to last post
  28. Story

    Just Got Attacked

    By A black Bird. i was sitting in my Golf cart enjoying the view when it swooped out of nowhere and attempted to land on my arm.freaked me out.child hood memories of the movie The Birds immediately popped into my head. what in the world is that about?.:mad: i left the vicinity after i told that...

    Started by nwillitts‎, 07-30-2019 09:31 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    07-30-2019 09:31 AM Go to last post
  29. Story

    Clora's House of Gathered Up Children

    #1 The war lasted three years. Three years of hand to hand combat, mortar shelling's, IED's, road side bombs and crippled people filling homes that were so happy they came back alive. The soldiers returning weren't happy. They all carried deep scars. Some scars were on the outside, no one...

    Started by PacNorWest‎, 10-11-2016 06:55 PM
    31 Pages
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    07-01-2019 12:15 AM Go to last post

    Overthrown The Death of America Book 13 Comment Thread...With A Warning

    Please put any comment about book 13 here. NOW the warning. I have always said that I believe that these books are inspired by The Lord. Book 14 was started. Two years ago I was about halfway through with it and the words just stopped coming. There has been no inspiration for the rest of that...

    Started by day late‎, 08-08-2018 12:40 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    06-10-2019 12:51 AM Go to last post
  31. Story


    I was wanting to get the general input from the reading crowd, if you judge as have I of late, why is it that it seems that this genre's writing crowd has dried up as late? I know my muse has been long absent, and I place no blame nor ill will upon IJT's doorstep.

    Started by methos‎, 02-16-2019 12:00 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    06-07-2019 06:41 PM Go to last post
  32. Story

    I will put Running For Free Texas if some want me to

    That is the question. If anyone would like me to put Running for Free Texas on here I will do so in Private as usual. Yay or Nay?

    Started by sssarawolf‎, 05-19-2018 04:52 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 8,862
    06-01-2019 09:33 PM Go to last post
  33. Story


    Ascension FMJ ©2018 (1) He had been cautioned by the hospital doctors that a possible side effect of a flash-burn injury was a reduction in the physical range of motion but the treatment and follow-up rehabilitation would have doubled his recuperation time. After fifteen days in the...

    Started by FMJ‎, 02-09-2019 10:12 PM
    5 Pages
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    05-14-2019 09:19 PM Go to last post
  34. Story

    Stories of the Great depresion and advice from survivors

    I am not claiming this thread for myself. Anyone who has a Great Depression story or advise from one of it's survivors please feel free the add a chapter. - OGM Conversation With NaNa The smells of turkey wafted through the air and the muted Thanks Giving Day game played on the TV. There was...

    Started by Old Gray Mare‎, 11-26-2015 09:01 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 22,151
    05-01-2019 12:10 PM Go to last post
  35. Story

    With the Water

    With the Water FMJ (1) The woman stood anxiously waiting on the dock in front of the weathered shack leaning on a gnarled black stick of a cane. A thick braid the color of storm clouds over deep water hung half way down her back as she gazed into the mists rising from the bayou. She...

    Started by FMJ‎, 01-09-2019 12:06 AM
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    04-01-2019 09:39 PM Go to last post


    This is the first chapter of a book I wrote. I'd like to know if anyone likes the story and would like me to continue posting it and any constructive criticism is welcome. The story as indicated by the title is about a bad scenario happening just as many of us doomers have talked about. It also...

    Started by dstraito‎, 02-28-2013 02:47 PM
    5 Pages
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    dgi, disaster, prepping, tshtf
    • Replies: 179
    • Views: 110,090
    03-22-2019 01:05 AM Go to last post
  37. Story

    Looking for a story

    Somewhere, I read a story centered on an ex-MLB Player with huge guard dogs, a couple of attractive women, a psycho fundamentalist preacher and some Amish plus ranching figured into it. I downloaded it a while ago and of course, that PC cratered -- of course I didn't get it backed up in my PDF...

    Started by Griz3752‎, 03-01-2019 03:58 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,203
    03-01-2019 11:22 PM Go to last post
  38. Misc

    14 New Book! "Zen and the Art of Cat Maintenance

    My new book, "Zen and the Art of Cat Maintenance" is available free on line for a limited time. ---tort--

    Started by tortminder‎, 02-22-2019 06:01 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    02-23-2019 09:54 AM Go to last post
  39. Misc

    4 New PAW fiction Fire From the Sky now available

    Fire From the Sky, the first book in my new PAW series, went on sale yesterday. I have had numerous requests that I get 'back' to PAW somewhere along the line, and so I have. This was a project I worked on for about two years off and on, making no telling how many changes along the way. Unlike...

    Started by bad_karma00‎, 05-19-2017 10:46 PM
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    01-29-2019 10:30 PM Go to last post

    [FICTION]Tom & family go for their vaccines...

    Okay, it's closer to dawn then bedtime. I've read this new Vaccination Strategy Twice; which is about as much as I can do when it's this late & I've had a crazy couple of days. I have 6 pages of notes in point form with what I see, (initially), as both strengths & weaknesses of the Strategy as...

    Started by CanadaSue‎, 09-26-2002 03:45 AM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 202
    • Views: 98,227
    01-26-2019 05:37 PM Go to last post

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