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Hello. I’m Gary. Nice to meet you. I am an author with a day job. I’ve written many short stories, mostly in suspense/thriller, and horror. I’ve been lucky enough to have a few of my stories published online and in one anthology. Feel free to read the stories that have been published with the links below, and contact me to let me know how much you love them.

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Published Short Stories

Safe and Alone

Safe and Alone by Gary Smith Jr.

How does a young woman stay safe when the Purge is about to start?

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Benny the Summoner

Benny the Summoner by Gary Smith Jr.

A short story about a special summoner breaking ground with a new twist. Published by Every Day Fiction.

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The War Earth Won

The War Earth Won by Gary Smith Jr.

The War Earth Won is a drabble, exactly 100 words, microfiction story about a war between humans and alien parasites. Guess who wins. It was posted by Black Hare Press.

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Becoming Invisible

Becoming Invisible by Gary Smith Jr.

A fantasy story about a man who empties latrines for a living… by choice. Published on Daily Science Fiction.

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Happy Not Writing

Happy Not Writing by Gary Smith Jr.

A drama(??) about a writer that returns to writing after a very long break. He would rather not have a reason to write. Published on The Mark Literary Review.

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Keeping Family Secrets

Another drama(??), maybe I’m not the fantasy writer that I believe myself to be. This one is about a brother with a deep secret. Published on CommuterLit

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Werewolf Feet

A horror/comedy (is horromedy a word?) about a werewolf hunter musing over facts he has learned about werewolves. Published on From Whispers to Roars.

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Upcoming Novel

Suicide Lodge

One year after her husband, suffering from PTSD, commits suicide, Kristina Stenson, armed with the pistol he used, visits the same room at Suicide Lodge. When her dead husband is shocked to see her walk into the room, her life changes drastically yet again.

If you are a potential publisher interested in more information, or an excited reader eager to tell me about your anticipation, feel free to email me.