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Luke Ryan (LIVE READING)
Dead Reckoning Collective is pleased to announce that on October 30th, Luke Ryan will be reading from his first novel, The First Marauder. The read...
Smokes [Short Story]
His boots shuffled across the asphalt as he emerged from the alley between the Thai restaurant and the pharmacy. Hank Ryder paused, blinked in t...
Hand Written Challenge
We are back at it again. Last year we created a 30 day Hand Written Challenge with a new prompt every day. The response was overwhelming and so ...
NEW BOOK: Karmic Purgatory
PRE-ORDERS ARE LIVE! [9/15-9/26] The debut solo poetry collection by Keith Walter Dow is now available for pre-order with a limited edition, s...
NEW [OLD] BOOK: War is a Racket
“War is a racket, it always has been,” and it still is.
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"
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
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
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
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]
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]
You have to have money
to make money,
he always says,
because money attracts more money
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