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COMING SOON: The First Marauder

COMING SOON: The First Marauder

Four years after an apocalyptic event known as "the Red," a 15-year-old Tyler Ballard struggles with the death of his brother following a skirmish...
DRC's Fall 2021 Online Writing Workshop [Guidelines & Info]

DRC's Fall 2021 Online Writing Workshop [Guidelines & Info]

Dead Reckoning’s Mission Statement is to encourage literacy as a component of a positive lifestyle. It is in this vein that we are pleased to announce our first Online Writers Workshop.
Arnold’s Last Stand in the City of Glass and Light [Excerpt of a Short Story]

Arnold’s Last Stand in the City of Glass and Light [Excerpt of a Short Story]

You have to have money to make money, he always says, because money attracts more money.
“WAR...&AFTER” [Selection Announcement!]

“WAR...&AFTER” [Selection Announcement!]

Emails were sent out this morning regarding final selections for “War...&After,” the highly anticipated follow up to “In Love...&War.” Onl...
war{n}pieces [BOOK REVIEW]

war{n}pieces [BOOK REVIEW]

Like the indiscriminate fragmentation of a hand grenade, one lobbed into your lap, Leo Jenkin’s pen strikes out in all directions. This collection ...
A Moment of Truth [REVIEW]

A Moment of Truth [REVIEW]

A review of Luke Ryan’s second book of poetry, A Moment of Violence.   A combat deployment is a series of moments, clock ticks, mental snapshots th...
Unexpected Departure: Leaving the Battlefield

Unexpected Departure: Leaving the Battlefield

     People think all men who've been to war are courageous. This tends to be partially true. We give the title of courageous or brave as if they'r...
MUSIC VIDEO: “Gypsy Home,” by Paul Handelman

MUSIC VIDEO: “Gypsy Home,” by Paul Handelman

PURCHASE “UNTIL THIS POINT” HERE!   Our brother, Paul Handelman has released a video from his new record. Paul is a former 2/75 Ranger and is a sel...
Handwritten Challenge

Handwritten Challenge

Back by popular demand and the need for us to all be more mindful than ever, we will be running another handwritten challenge.  Journaling and hand...
Photo Credit: Matt Hecht

The Critical Part of the Story: Remembering Rory Patrick Hamill

            A lot of people are reeling from the loss of Rory. It is very evident now just how long his reach was. In the wake of his suicide, I f...
Reflections during Birth

Reflections during Birth

Today, I will help my wife deliver our daughter into the world. Right now, I patiently wait by her side. I see that she is in pain, but I can only ...
Now Accepting Submissions for “In Love...&WAR Volume II”

Now Accepting Submissions for “In Love...&WAR Volume II”

We are proud to announce that submissions are finally open for In Love & War: Volume Two.  We received countless inquiries as to whether or not...