An ON TIME Excerpt: “The Hot Season” by Victor Hawk

Enjoy an excerpt from Victor Hawk’s “The Hot Season,” featured in our new anthology ON TIME. Moody Henderson was sitting in Pete’s diner in Valentine, Texas, on an April morning. The front door was open to the fair weather, and Moody was reflecting on a worn copy of Field and Forest magazine. The use of o-rings, gaskets, and…

Victor Hawk, an ON TIME Author Interview

Join us as we peek behind the scenes of our upcoming anthology, ON TIME. Learn more about Victor Hawk in his featured interview.   ABOUT THE STORY What inspired “The Hot Season”?  I wrote a story in my first workshop in 2006. It was called “Valentine’s Moody Henderson.” It had a lot of problems as…

Remembrance by Victor Hawk

Enjoy an exclusive guest post from Victor Hawk, author of “The Hot Season,” featured in our upcoming anthology ON TIME.   Walking in the neighborhood today, I passed a small ranch house with a green-needled pine tree standing close over it and a leafless maple tree in the yard nearby. Perhaps, it was the blue sky…

An IN THE AIR Excerpt: “Burke’s Mission” by Victor Hawk

He gave himself back over to the mechanical work of bicycling. Put enough leg effort into something, you don’t have the glycogen available for putting thoughts together. The sun rolled across the blue backdrop. “Posted. No trespassers.” Throop had put in a new cattle guard. Treacherous things on a road bike. Hickey had once caught…

Pilot Induced Oscillation by Victor Hawk

We boarded in Atlanta’s deepening twilight, destination DFW. The flight was packed, my family stretched across the row, kids in the aisle seats, wife and I in the middle seats. The flight took off with the normal delays. Everything about it was normal at first. “Ladies and gentlemen, we have reached our cruising altitude.” As…

Victor Hawk, an IN THE AIR Author Interview

On the verge of a new anthology, we are celebrating IN THE AIR with a behind the scenes view of authors and their stories. Here’s a look at Victor Hawk and his story “Burke’s Mission.”   ABOUT THE STORY Tell me a little about your story and the world you’ve created. “Burke’s Mission” is set in…