Conclusion of End of the Rope

I hope you’ve all enjoyed reading my story as much as I’ve enjoyed writing it. Please let me know your reactions through comments, emails, or Facebook posts. To go back and read part 1, click HERE. To go back and read part 2, click HERE. END OF THE ROPE – part 3 – by Scott Cahan … Erin pushed the door closed and was immediately overwhelmed by the bright sun that engulfed her. She closed her eyes and stood still on the cement stone in front of the shelter door. She tried to take a moment and prepare herself mentally, but she … Continue reading Conclusion of End of the Rope

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