A little bit of inspirational music…

https://youtu.be/T17dAHtMB_s And Ray Charles is singing her name like rain on my window. I want to release her but I can't begin to know how. So, I say Ray, let me forget about Georgia because she'll never love me like I know love s'posed to be... Each night I pray I forget about Georgia. -Lukas … Continue reading A little bit of inspirational music…

So what do you think: Was ‘Author-ized in ’18’ a success?

I spent 25 years writing for the cheap sheets. Then, after a while away, I shot for the impossible from the cheap seats. I returned to writing. I decided one day I'd call it Author-ized in ’18… Why? Because it sounded good and slogany, and that’s exactly what I needed right then as I built … Continue reading So what do you think: Was ‘Author-ized in ’18’ a success?

Outlawz on YouTube…

This prison is much colder than the one I was in just yesterday...

Ever had one of them days?

Fourth Long Gone & Lost story to publish in 2019...

Outlaw stories getting a revival on Down in the Dirt…

Mr. Man Candy and The Legend of Chunk now appearing in Down in the Dirt Magazine...

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…

Original Story: The Legend of Chunk

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

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…