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I have 365 stories published in 10 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 120554 times and 244 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Ashton Macaulay

My name is Ashton, I am the author of the Nick Ventner Adventures, currently available anywhere books are sold, but if you need some links:

I take most of my inspiration from a lifelong anxiety disorder that has constantly tried to convince me the world revolves around my death. Writing about death-defying situations with a humorous bend has helped me cope and produced what I feel are some interesting stories. In an age filled with plenty of non-fiction to keep us grounded, I’m trying to create literature that transports readers away to the big adventure novels of old and pokes fun at just about everything that goes bump in the night.

I live in Seattle with a true menagerie of two cats and a dog. They are featured frequently in everything I do, be it typos in my work, or strange photoshops to use as my website header. Thanks for reading!

My stories

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The Traveling Sickness

The Traveling Sickness Finn is nearly late for work. It’s a common occurrence with a ten-hour turnaround between shifts, but he’s cutting it close...

The Manual (Part 2 of 2)

Link to Part 1 The Manual - Part 2 What might have once been a simple storage facility has been draped in red and black cloth. Traditional...
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The Manual (Part 1 of 2)

The Manual - Part 1 Mack is a truck driver who is paid to not ask questions. It helps that she has little interest in answering questions, so long as...
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Yuletide Loops

Yuletide Loops Bill stands at the edge of a circle filled with people he has seen every day for almost a year. His hands are shaking, but he does his...

One Night at Kedasi - Epilogue

Previous Chapter Epilogue 1. Legal Ramifications “Kedasi, is a planet unlike any other – Well, because it’s not a planet, it’s actually an asteroid,...


2 of my comments have received 2 Great Feedback votes

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Thank you! So happy to hear

Posted on Fri, 14 Apr 2023

Thank you! So happy to hear you all are enjoying it as much as I am :)

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Thank you! Excited to share

Posted on Sun, 06 Nov 2022

Thank you! Excited to share more soon. This is going to serve as the continuation for The First Ambassador to Crustacea :). Will be good to write about those characters again!

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