The Outsider: Stories

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I originally started writing as a mental exercise to test myself after a health scare; now I’ve found that I just plain like to write. After 25 years of writing EMS run reports, writing in a non-technical manner came as a bit of an adjustment. I don’t get a lot of ideas all at once, nor do I have an overabundance of time to dedicate to writing, so I doubt I’ll be as prolific as some others here. I try to do my best with the ideas that do come to me.

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1 A Charmed Life

A Knox Family Story (1)
Part of the Enfield Undrowned universe
Will you be content to drift from situation to situation, to sail the course charted for you by others, or will you take charge of your life and chart your own course? For Jeff Knox, a teenager about to start high school in Enfield, Massachusetts, choosing to take charge of his life will affect more lives than just his own.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Biography
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, School, War, Military, Workplace, Alternate Timeline, Sports
Downloads: 116952 | Votes: 1135 | Score: 8.46
Size: 1381KB | 261,045 words | Posted: Concluded:

2 A Glass, and Darkly

A Knox Family Story (2)
Part of the Enfield Undrowned universe
Terrorist rage pierces the heart of the United States in a shocking and brutal attack. The attack jolts the country from its naïveté in one, horrifying instant. Jeff Knox, his family, friends, and neighbors are shaken from their comfortable lives in that same moment. How does a nation of three hundred million respond and how does it change one man?
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Biography
Tags: Romance, War, Military, Workplace, Alternate Timeline
Downloads: 39503 | Votes: 631 | Score: 8.72
Size: 845KB | 158,869 words | Posted: Concluded:

3 The Hookup

Cal Otis had finished his to-do list, but wasn’t ready for bed. TV wasn’t cutting it, either. He decided to wander down the street to the club near his apartment he’d never been to. It would be the best thing he ever did…
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Violence, Workplace
Downloads: 1676 | Votes: 115 | Score: 7.07
Size: 27KB | 5,217 words | Posted:

4 Revolution by Firelight

A story in the Enfield Undrowned Universe
The woods of Northern Maine offer challenges and opportunities unlike those in cities and towns in more populated portions of the United States. Jake Chartier expected a month-long vacation there would give him the opportunity to escape the pressures of his law firm. Life, however, often interferes with our best-laid plans...
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Alternate Timeline
Downloads: 1350 | Votes: 97 | Score: 7.42
Size: 52KB | 9,586 words | Posted:

5 The Ride

Buckle up...
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Flash
Tags: Humor
Downloads: 1177 | Votes: 62 | Score: 6.95
Size: 2KB | 396 words | Posted:

6 Skyscrapers

A story in the Enfield Undrowned Universe
Civil engineer Todd Rook feels he has little to show for his time on the planet other than a good job and a few possessions. It will take a former friend from his past to make him understand what he has, and what he still needs.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Military, Workplace, Alternate Timeline
Downloads: 4801 | Votes: 238 | Score: 7.44
Size: 73KB | 14,343 words | Posted:
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