I recently asked a Facebook pal of mine, Donald White, to contribute to Showcase. I have read two of his stories now and think he is a very good writer and one to watch for. He writes Horror and Fantasy - while I prefer the Horror generally, Vengeance and Valor was one of the few Fantasy stories I really enjoyed. SO without further ado, here he is.
My name is Donald White. I have been writing for over two decades
now: mainly horror, fantasy and some drama. Writing is the ultimate form
of expression. I am able to bring things to life on the page, like a
modern day Doctor Frankenstein.
Recently, I have delved
into the world of publishing. My tales appear in magazines, online, and
will be in two future anthologies. I also have a few ebooks available.
Creating a work is only the beginning; publishing and promoting it are
beasts of their own. But I thrive on challenge, and my desire is
The future is unknown, but my intentions
are clear. I am putting together an anthology of short stories which I
hope to have available in the coming year. I have longer works, which I
intend to publish. And there are even a few novels that I am preparing
“Lady Killer” is a tale of foul murder
frustrated by forces beyond the mortal ken. Rick Smith is a killer, who
has chosen his next victim: Lisa Montgomery. But all is not as it seems,
and Rick will soon learn the insatiable appetite of a true predator.
Face in the Mirror” is a short story of a ghostly seduction which
drives a man to madness. David is a struggling writer, struggling to
write erotica. But in the darkness of his room one night, a vision of
beauty appears behind him in the mirror. Her name is Melanie and with
her appearance comes a series of changes in David's life. But who is
she? And why can she only be seen in the mirror? Is she a lover, or a
dangerous apparition? Stare into the glass, and you will see the truth
standing right behind you.
“The Hound”: Linda Greywood
feels persecuted by everyone and everything around her. But a real
monstrosity is stalking her now, in the form of an infernal beast!
Oppressed, her mind begins to unravel and she will take matters into her
own hands. Run as fast as you can, but you will never escape The Hound.
“Vengeance and Valor” is a gritty tale of battle
between elf and man, in which the bravery is uncommon and the heroes
unexpected. Seven men await their fate in the depths of a cave. Slanted
green eyes menace them from outer darkness. The stage is set for a final
confrontation. Who will stand and who will fall?
Donald White grew up on the coast of North Carolina with his mother and
father, an older and a younger sister. He has a degree in Information
Systems, having graduated with honors. Later, he moved to Durham and is
now employed at a software company in Raleigh. He is an avid reader of
classical and modern literature. But even more, he loves to write and
has created over two dozen original works in various genres.
Amazon author page: http://www.amazon.com/Donald-White/e/B00AAVRFX4