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I have 361 stories published in 10 collections on the site.
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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

The Working Girl

This is a continuation of my other stories The Lone Rider and The Man With the Gold . I haven't decided on a name for the collection yet, so you can...

Divine Intervention

For those of you who have read Death Co, this is a continuation of the main character, but through an entirely new story so that new readers and old...

The Mallard God Complex (13)

Slowly but surely I will finish this story! Let me know how you like it so far? I've taken a turn for the weird and majestic (where I hope to spend...

The Man With the Gold

I submitted this a week ago, but took it down because I felt it wasn't ready yet. Here is a more polished version that I think does my villain's...

A Story in a Forest (2)

2. Leaving Home (2 Weeks Earlier) “For the last time, I’m not going off to college yet. Jimmy and I are just headed out on a camping trip.” “Don’t be...