A Thank You To Writers!

Truer words… And thank you, too, Mr. French…

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To all the writers out there who are working hard, who are drafting and revising, submitting and self-publishing, thank you! You are the conscience of society, the teller of tales, and the creators of myth. So, from one writer to other writers: thanks!

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Please continue to write. Do not pay attention to any negative people, any nay-sayers. Be proud of what you are doing, and say to yourself and the world–I am a writer!

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5 Simple Steps To Drastically Improve Your Writing — (stolen fair and square from irevuo, Step 1)…

Wanna write better? Follow these 5 simple steps...

Latest story now live on USC literary magazine site…

What happens when a medically discharged combat veteran, an oddball albino and a runaway toddler all cross paths one day?  Toss in a big pile of pups and you'd have the start of a character list to Lubbock 1974, one of the newest and darkest stories from my Long Gone & Lost collection, and it … Continue reading Latest story now live on USC literary magazine site…

Meet the Members: Bobby Horecka

Posted by Writers' League Staff 0 “Get involved. Just do it. Much like those stories don’t write themselves, this organization is exactly as useful as you make it.” — Bobby Horecka on WLT A member of the Writers’ League since April 2016, Bobby lives in Victoria. Scribe: In what genre(s) do you write? Bobby Horecka: Just … Continue reading Meet the Members: Bobby Horecka

A tale or two. And a curious request…

My memory's hardly lacking in detail, but that's all I've got. Details. Bits and pieces. Can you help?

Original Story: The Legend of Chunk

Horecka's latest short story published in the 2018 CTWS anthology...

Sbohem bohem! We’ll miss you, Gramma…

Horecka's eulogy for his grandmother, Viola Konvicka, who was laid rest yesterday.

Farewell, Gramma! You will be missed…

When Gramma passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2018, a realization hit home pretty hard. She was the last of my maternal figures that I knew, growing up. I must be hard on those who I've known as such.         My real mother, Betty Faye, left us in 1976.   Her mother, Frances, … Continue reading Farewell, Gramma! You will be missed…

Book now turned in for MFA creative writing program…

  Turned in my book for my MFA program last week. It's 295 pages with 18 original works of original fiction, three of which have already published elsewhere. Hoping to find a university press who might be willing to help me publish the entire collection...

Central Texas Anthology now available now available for purchase on Amazon…

I just discovered that the inaugural Central Texas Writers Society's 2018 Anthology: Writers in the Heart of Texas and Beyond, is now available on Amazon. Organization leaders advised me in August 2018 that "The Legend of Chunk," one of the tales told in my forthcoming story collection, Long Gone & Lost: True Fictions and Other … Continue reading Central Texas Anthology now available now available for purchase on Amazon…