The Sleep Diet By R.W.Van Sant ________________________________________________________ Doctor Callenger sat at his desk, watching the news broadcast on a small color television as he fondled his father’s world war two forty-five automatic pistol. The world was going to hell. Shit, the world had been going to hell since the fifties. There was no way they … More The Sleep Diet
Group by R.W. Van Sant Group was my second published short story. Victory News Press published it in a quarterly publication in the summer of 2008. Group is a horror story concerning the temporal nature of ghosts. Are they are bound to the same linear nature of time that binds the living? If not then … More Group
I will get a new short story up next week. This week my swamp cooler broke a shaft and we had to cut it out, and replace it and several other ancillary pieces. The good news is the old 70s era swamp cooler is now nearly new, except the cage and the housing and working … More Sorry no short story this week.
Extinction Live! By R.W. Van Sant From the Synaptic Overload Anthology Historically, most great advances in science have been promoted and controlled by the government. American society is growing more skeptical of their government forcing the scientific community to become reliant on commercial industries to fund their research. In such a climate science is promoted … More Extinction Live!
What is a Grey to do, the saucer breaks down light years from the nearest civilized world leaving you stranded on a barbaric world in the middle of a desert that the locals call Nevada? The only outpost on your monitor was a militant looking community called “Area 51”. Nothing to do but call for … More Waiting for a Ride
She came ahead of the storm, as was custom. When the storm subsided the small town would never be the same. … More The Messenger
Rebellious hands clasping illegal pens, Frantic swirls forming outlawed shapes, Ornate designs make alias names, A silent attempt to be remembered. Bit by bit, hidden in plain sight, The forsaken artist leaves his mark, A message only the initiated can read, A desperate attempt to be remembered. Desecrating the desks society gave his parents, The … More Legacy
These are public domain images of the founding fathers graphically altered to show them wearing masks. These images are intended to inspire all Americans and show them the patriotism of making a little sacrifice for the good of the nation and their fellow Americans. Lets stand together as a nation to fight the corona virus. … More Wearing a mask is the most patriotic thing you can do now as an American.
I guess that every writing project has to start somewhere, even a blog. So it’s only fair that if you are going to be following me, reading my thoughts and discoveries, or experiencing my writing explorations along with me then I owe it to you to explain a bit of the philosophes that drive my … More Hello, I’m R.W. Van Sant