The Book:

Texas Authors have once again allowed their creative minds to open up and expand the Universe in which they live with short stories that captures one’s emotions through the everlasting aspect of storytelling.

In this, the second volume of award winning short stories, the reader is taken on a personal ride of growth and understanding, then through history both factual and fictional as they explore each side of two wars. Then fear grabs hold of you and shakes you with terror before unleashing giggles and out-right laughs. Those are just a few of the emotions one will experience as they read these 17 short stories from all parts of Texas.

Title: Short Stories by Texas Authors

ISBN: 978-0-996734-80-6

Retail Price: $10.95 Paperback     $3.99 eBook (Kindle/ePub) 

Pages: 110

Publisher: Texas Authors, Inc.

Purchase Here: Paperback or eBook

Story Title & Winners Names:


1st Place - The Bluest Eyes in Texas by Elizabeth Garcia

2nd Place - Tough Love by Jackie Smith



1st Place - John Sleeps by David Hughes (Review)

2nd Place - Cheeseburgers by Teresa Trent



1st Place - Cactus Anne by Lorri Allen

2nd Place - Getting Even by Jackie Smith



1st Place - Bluebonnets for Naomi by Teri Metcalf


Non-Fiction Biography

1st Place - A Diamond in the Rough by Roger S Friedman

2nd Place - Hodge Podge by Teri Metcalf



1st Place - Funny How Things Turn Out by Robert DeLuca



1st Place - Homecoming Queen by Elizabeth Garcia (Review)



1st Place - A Private War by Mary Bryan Stafford (Review)



1st Place - Todd by Fern Brady (Review)



1st Place - Mountain Laurel by Jan Sikes

2nd Place Tie - Dawn of the Angry Guns by Pat Hadock

2nd Place Tie - Gone by Curt Locklear



1st Place - The Last Day by William Harper