Headstall - Stories

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    Headstall

    • Author: Promising Author
    • 19 Stories
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    • 694,542 Words
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    A proud father of four, Headstall's personal journey has been a series of twists and turns, and his stories often reflect his experiences. He is an unapologetic romantic who writes from the heart. You will find this in his fiction and his poetry. They are both emotionally driven, and men who aren’t afraid of their feelings often populate his work. If you’re looking for happily ever after, you will likely find it here.
  1. Lyrical Laments

    By Headstall, in Non-Fiction. 05/28/2017 (Updated: 06/26/2017)

    A new place to express my thoughts through the power of words. They can be about me, or the world we live in.

  2. Cozy Contemplations

    By Headstall, in Non-Fiction. 04/25/2017 (Updated: 06/22/2017)

    What you'll find here are words of warmth, memories that make me smile, and observations worthy of noting. May they amuse, touch, or inspire you.

  3. Headstall's Reflections

    By Headstall, in Non-Fiction. 12/07/2015 (Updated: 06/18/2017)

    Reflections of the past, realities of the present, and hopes for the future. These aren't prompts, and anything could wind up here, from poetry to monologues. It's all about words, and the forms they lead us to.
  4. The Watcher: Book Three... Farewells

    By Headstall, in Fiction. 06/09/2017 (Updated: 06/09/2017)

    This is a third peek into the lives of Maurice and David. They have found each other later in their lives, and are learning to navigate something unexpected. A newfound love. This story stands alone, but will resonate better if you have read the first two installments. 

  5. The Watcher: Part Two... Beginnings

    By Headstall, in Fiction. 06/03/2017 (Updated: 06/03/2017)

    We met Maurice and David in The Watcher. This story stands alone, but it might be more enjoyable if you read The Watcher first. These are two men of a seasoned vintage, and both, separately, have suffered great loss.  This is a quick peek into their lives a month after a fateful meeting in the park.

  6. Morningstar: The Malaise

    By Headstall, in Fiction. 04/21/2016 (Updated: 05/08/2017)

    Kellar has become an island unto himself. That is, until he meets Tobyn, the first shifter who will actually talk to him.

  7. The Watcher

    By Headstall, in Fiction. 02/24/2017 (Updated: 02/24/2017)

    Maurice has been watching the world go by, living vicariously through others. He's content with that, isn't he?
  8. Finding Refuge

    By Headstall, in Winter - Rewind: Pre-2016 Themes. 12/22/2016 (Updated: 12/22/2016)

    A refuge can be a place, or a person. Sometimes, it's both. Just like scars. We can carry them on the outside, or on the inside. Sometimes, it's both. Wiley Burch is a cowboy on the run. He never bargained for being someone's target, but it appears his luck has run out... or has it?
  9. Stepping Through the Mirror

    By Headstall, in Winter - Rewind: Pre-2016 Themes. 12/22/2016 (Updated: 12/22/2016)

    Blake has a wish. He wants someone for himself. Someone who sees him... really sees him. Living his life in the background was understandable; at least he'd forever told himself so. But, he was changing. His entire family was living their fairy tale lives. Didn't he deserve a chance to do the same?
  10. Boxed In: A Christmas Story

    By Headstall, in Winter - Rewind: Pre-2016 Themes. 12/22/2016 (Updated: 12/22/2016)

    It's two days before Christmas, and things aren't going to plan. Rory has been boxed in to a trying situation, and the vicious weather only makes it worse. Can he survive both the storm and the homophobic Clint?
  11. Dirty Pool

    By Headstall, in Fall - Blindsided / The Forgotten. 11/10/2016 (Updated: 11/10/2016)

    Duncan never saw it coming... any of it. His friends didn't understand. They meant well, but it was over, and there was no going back. He wouldn't be fooled again.
  12. Cards on the Table

    By Headstall, in Fiction. 01/11/2015 (Updated: 04/13/2016)

    Kendall, at 25, puts all his cards on the table and walks away from his best friend, Michael. Being a cop hasn't prepared Michael for the hit he takes. Is there a way back for these two?
  13. Treading Water

    By Headstall, in Fiction. 01/26/2016 (Updated: 04/04/2016)

    Craig and Jared, former brothers-in-law, have been tormented in different ways, and lines have been crossed. Can they now find a way to make sense out of a challenging family situation?
  14. Chrisis Eve

    By Headstall, in 2015 - Secret Santa Short Story. 12/16/2015 (Updated: 12/16/2015)

    Darren is in a crisis on Christmas Eve. His pain is unbearable and he only wants one thing... peace... peace from the memories of another Christmas Eve that has haunted him for two years. It there someone or something that can help him find it?
  15. The Light

    By Headstall, in Winter - Blackout. 12/10/2015 (Updated: 12/10/2015)

    How much power is there in love? When we cross that final line into darkness, does the bond of love come with us?