stan g scott's Writings
The Winged and Garlanded Nike
(Note: This story is based on a chapter in my “The Winged and Garlanded Nike”. The following statement is added here to provide context, provided in the novel, but helpful here in a stand-alone story. Absence of female characters here by no means represents the bulk of the novel, wherein there are a number of them playing key roles!!) ...
story suggested by a chapter in my published novel "The Winged and Garlanded Nike"
Spring Morning in ’86 It was already uncomfortably hot when Ryland Smith’s party arrived at Austin Cooper’s place, four miles south of the small city of Fernville. A week of torrid weather in Central California had boosted the temperature of the still air on that Saturday morning with leftover heat from the previous day. Fred Jennings...
The disclosure of a novelist's professional career in a brief biography summary, such as the one here, could well predispose a careless reader to draw a narrow opinion of the novelist and perhaps bias the reader about the work itself. A novel must stand...
Causes stan scott Supports
Nature Conservancy, Mid peninsula open space district, Tri-Valley Cares, Western States Legal Foundatiion, Audubon, Sierra Club