Hyrum H. Huskey Jr is a published Author and Freelance Writer based in Las Vegas, NV. His writing interests have varied over the years and have included poetry, creative non-fiction, journalism, and short fiction. "I suspect I am not much different from all writers. My goals are to bring life to prose using imaginative, sparky words and reveal the passing moments of actual life through words that illuminate stories of the human condition." Hyrum's published credits include a nonfiction paperback book -- a long time ago! (Herald House, 1980); over forty news, feature and first-person pieces in The Montague Reporter, a weekly newspaper in Turners Falls, MA; articles in the NASPA … Read More
My short story, Snakes, was one of ten short stories recently chosen to be published in the anthology, Tales from the Silver State III.
Submissions to The Tales from the Silver State anthology is open to the 400 or so active members of the Las Vegas Writer’s Group, led by Richard Warren. A pre-requisite is that all stories are set in Nevada. A different theme is chosen each year and this year, the theme was Stories of Sacrifice.
I hope you enjoy Snakes. You can read it or order a hard copy here.
The sailboat rocked gently, squashing the vinyl fenders against the dock. Cindi Daniels stood on the bow with one hand on the forestay. She was dressed in the Land’s End TM look. Her petite figure was draped with white shorts and a pastel blue blouse with white trim. Her hair was tied back with a […]