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Why I Write

Why I Write

I write to remember and forget, as there’s so much to remember and forget. I’ve realized I don’t get to choose. So whatever spills out is either a mess, or it’s not.
Get an Advanced Copy of "THE FIRST MARAUDER"

Get an Advanced Copy of "THE FIRST MARAUDER"

ATTENTION! Advanced copies are already being sent out as you're reading this! If you'd like to get your hands on this book prior to the release da...
Fall 2021 Writer's Workshop Selections

Fall 2021 Writer's Workshop Selections

After being overwhelmed with submissions for the Fall 2021 Fiction Writers Workshop, we faced the daunting task of making selections. There were so...
Theodore M. Glende Scholarship

Theodore M. Glende Scholarship

Initially Dead Reckoning Collective began as a way to tell the stories of the giants whose shoulders we grew up standing on. To us, remembering the...
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...