Tag: children

My Collected Stories Ideas

My Collected Stories Ideas

A Couple of Ideas I’ve Had [March 31, 2020: Look for updated  information herein.] I got the idea a while ago to put the stories I wrote and published here and on my blog, Barbarian Writer into a collection to publish on Amazon. Most of these were for a challenge called #BlogBattle which, for the …

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The Barbarian versus The Nomads

The Barbarian versus The Nomads

Here is another excerpt from my WIP The Barbarian. In this section, the Barbarian, who is still unnamed, has just returned from scouting with his trainer. The main Shandan Nomad (Shandan is the desert they are in charge of ruling with tyrant abandon, if you will) is resting, as is his second-in-command, and the one …

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#BlogBattle 47- Forest

#BlogBattle 47- Forest

Here we are, submitting another story for the #BlogBattle posts. Now, for another surprise, this is close enough to reality to call non-fiction, by the teachings I’ve had. I say, “…a surprise…” because I do non-fiction about as often as Romance, which I did on the last submission I made. Let us not dwell on …

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Deadly Cavern

Deadly Cavern

Belated Update I am happy to announce this story has been published in Trick-or-Treat Thrillers – Best Paranormal – 2018 Deadly Cavern © 2012, by John T. M. Herres   “Are you sure this is it?” Jake squatted down and leaned his head into the opening. Barely three-and-a-half feet high and two feet wide, the …

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Family Camping

Family Camping

Jill with A Mom With A Lesson Plan has posted a collection of items to aid in going camping with the kids. Even if you don’t take them into the wild, you can share at least part of the adventure by setting up a “play” campsite. Here’s the picture they posted: Included in the post, …

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The Barbarian, By John T. M. Herres

The Barbarian, By John T. M. Herres

Chapter 1 The yellow sands of the Shandan Desert stretched from horizon to horizon, desolate and bleak. The hot, arid wind seemed always from the south, sometimes easing the grains of sand across the dunes, but more often hurling them with enough force to feel like tiny pins pricking incessantly at any exposed skin. Five …

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Bio

I am a fiction writer;

A creator of larger-than-life heroes of ages gone by;
Great wizards tainted, and those who resist them;

War between interstellar travelers, both on this planet and far away;
Alien races intent on the annihilation of any being not their own,
and weaker ones in need of a savior- as well as the One who becomes their savior.

Clashes with bad people and dangerous places, where only one can survive.

When you get to my writing, sit back, hold on, and enjoy the ride!