My Favorite Stories on HubPages -WillStarr
I am a reader. That is what brought me to hubpages. I came to read stories. I do not care whether they are short or book length, I just like to read stories. Letting my imagination soar with the story is my passion. I do not seem to have the imagination to write one and that just drives me nuts.
I thought I would let you all in on some of my favorite stories that are on hubpages. These are the ones that I have enjoyed and are still on hubpages. Some writers will take their stories off when they publish the book and I will try not to put those on here.
Will Starr has won several awards and accolades for his writing ability. They are listed on his profile page at WillStarr. He has about 50 short stories and a couple of chapter stories on his short story register. I know you will enjoy them as he is an excellent writer. His stories are written with precision and detail and yet they remain short stories. His characters are developed and have personality which you can feel. Most of his stories have a lesson to be learned in them also.
Will Starr's western short stories are legendary on hubpages. Most people have heard of him and enjoyed his stories. He writes them with a twist at the end, which always leaves you with a gotcha moment. Very few see it coming and most try to guess where he will take us with the last paragraph. I have never gotten the last paragraph figured out before I get to it. Most of them are feel good stories but he does go into dark places occasionally. He also writes on other subjects occasionally and does just as well in them. He has a few involving planes, a few involving modern days and one involving Nazi's.
I was introduced to hubpages by a writer who is no longer on here. She introduced me to Ghost32, and from there, I was introduced to Will Starr and Wayne Brown. This introduction was brought about for a story which was a collaboration by the three of them in March, 2011. Will wrote the first part, Ghost32 wrote the middle part and Wayne wrote the third. Will named the first part Western Short Story - Maggie May McAllister. Then he passed it to Ghost. His part was named Western Short Story : Maggie and the Hoot Owl. Ghost passed it to Wayne, who named the last part MAGGIE MAY MCALLISTER: SACRED GROUND. It was great fun to see how three different writers, with three different styles, would treat this story. The effect of learning about the other two western writers would be that I would become a fan of theirs also.
Will has since written numerous western short stories that I try real hard to get to the first day. I can't wait to get to his stories because I know it will be a good story, with a twist at the end. One of these days he will write a straight forward story without a twist and mess all kinds of people up, who will be looking for the twist.
Will's most current fiction pieces are:
'The Tourist' is about a modern day Nazi and is a chiller. http://willstarr.hubpages.com/_3mcrjp1v01jkh/hub/The-Tourist-a-short-story
'The Deputy' is an older one that was first published when he was new on hubpages. It did not receive the attention it deserved and he has republished it so it could. http://willstarr.hubpages.com/_3mcrjp1v01jkh/hub/The-Deputy-A-short-story
Will writes about wolves and Alaska in this old time western story. Beautiful and heartbreaking, this one will have you cheering and crying. This has five linked parts to it. http://willstarr.hubpages.com/hub/The-Wolf-A-Short-Story
Will stretches his sci-fi wings with this story. Carl Hudson is the last person alive in Phoenix after a major two year long rain. Find out why the two year rain and what his twist is with this story. This is in four linked parts. http://willstarr.hubpages.com/hub/Rebirth-A-Short-Story
A few of his latest are:
Will is a published author now.
Will can also be found here with his wonderful stories. http://www.stevenfromholzsister.com/will-starr.html
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