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…

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…

Deadline approaching fast for Long Gone & Lost…

Sept. 1 marks the date Bobby Horecka's Long Gone & Lost goes in for his MFA review...

Another story from my forthcoming book to be published…

Just got word from an editor at a literary magazine out of South Carolina that they'd like publish another piece I wrote. They'd like to place it in their upcoming October edition. This current offer is with an online magazine called Amarillo Bay, (so named to reflect the hometown locations the magazine's founders, one from … Continue reading Another story from my forthcoming book to be published…

Mr. Man Candy has gone live across the Midwest…

I always take him with a few grains of salt. Not too much. I mean, dude’s always been on the rotund side, and he’s got a heart condition, for Christ’s sake...

These two really need to get out on the road more…

Now here's a couple of ol' boys who need to spend a lot more time behind some handlebars...

Junot Diaz on The Legacy of Childhood Trauma — Longreads

Junot Diaz suffered for years after being raped by a trusted adult at age 8. via Junot Diaz on The Legacy of Childhood Trauma — Longreads     It is perhaps destined I should find these words in my inbox, on this day, one day after--as it truly turns out--the following took place in my own … Continue reading Junot Diaz on The Legacy of Childhood Trauma — Longreads

Excerpt from ‘Mr. Man Candy’

A work in progress by Bobby Horecka, Outlaw Extraordinaire Now before you start calling me a straight up asshole, you’ve got to understand how we two first met. Not that what you might call me matters much. I been called worse. A lot worse. Today, even. If the boot fits, I always like to say, … Continue reading Excerpt from ‘Mr. Man Candy’

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