Forest Beyond the Earth – Book Review

Forest Beyond the Earth, by Matthew S. Cox is a fascinating tale of one girl’s incredible journey when her whole world is suddenly taken from her. Its set in the future, a hundred years or so after the inhabitants of earth have just about wiped themselves out. Wisp is a twelve-year old girl who was raised by her loving father, alone in a cabin, isolated in the woods. He is the only person she has ever known for her entire life and one night he is suddenly gone. From there we follow Wisp as she ventures out into a world … Continue reading Forest Beyond the Earth – Book Review

Part 2-End of the Rope

This is part 2 of a 3-part original story that I’m posting here in serial form. So, far the response from my readers has been overwhelmingly positive. I value your comments, so please keep them coming. This is ultimately an experiment to see if this blog is a good platform for sharing my stories and connecting them with readers. If you missed part 1, click HERE to read it first. Enough talk, let’s get back to the story!  PART 2 OF “END OF THE ROPE” by Scott Cahan …. Five minutes passed before Erin lifted her head slowly. She wiped her eyes … Continue reading Part 2-End of the Rope

An Original Short Story

by Scott Cahan ….  A GIRL, HER DOG, A MAD SCIENTIST, AND THE END OF THE WORLD I’ll be posting this story in 3 parts over the next 5 days. Please read and enjoy. Reader input is greatly appreciated. If I get enough positive response, I may continue the story. But don’t worry. The story comes to a natural ending in the 3rd part. END OF THE ROPE . . . by Scott Cahan . . . . . . . . . . .  Erin woke, as usual, to the wet tongue of her dog, licking her face as if to say, “Get … Continue reading An Original Short Story

Wool is Toxic Fun

Wool by Hugh Howey tells a post-apocalyptic tale like none that I’ve ever read. I give it a definite star for originality and great storytelling. The setting is planet earth, many years in the future, after the human race has destroyed 99% of itself. All that remains are the inhabitants of a huge underground silo that has been designed to sustain a city of people indefinitely. One window, on the top floor of the silo, looks out at the toxic wasteland that was once earth. If a resident from within the silo breaks certain rules, their punishment is a death sentence, … Continue reading Wool is Toxic Fun