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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 Mallard God Complex (9)

I apologize for a few slow chapters, but it's going somewhere I promise! As always chime in with comments, criticisms, witicisms, and anything else...

Midway (1)

This is the first part of a pulp story that just formulated one day while listening to The Doors. If you like it let me know and I'll write more! -...

The Bells

This one is a little strange, but I thought I'd share it anyway. The Bells By, Ashton Macaulay “Why?” “It cannot be done?” “What if it could?” “Then...

Death Co: 16 (Killing Hitler)

16. Killing Hitler “You sure this is where he lives?” “Trust me; I’ve fantasized about coming here to do this more than once.” “I’m just surprised he...

Diary of a Dead Man 2 of 2

Here lies part 2 of diary of a dead man. If you have any suggestions (including, but not limited to a better title) I would love to hear them. I...