All posts by Wes Laudeman

Writer. That's pretty much all there is worth mentioning and should say just about all there is to say about me.

Wood-Smoke

You know when you are near a creek and you can smell it? Like an oncoming rain through the trees? It was masked by the smoke and I couldn’t hear it either. I was starting to get worried.

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Welcome to Ferguson

“WARNING. Ferguson, MO has been closed off to non-residents due to recent violent activity. Anyone attempting to enter must prove residency or will be subject to arrest per Governor Jay Nixon’s orders. No exceptions will be given.”

Like They Always Have

Nevermind that, the children go alone
Kind of like they always have.

The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved

“Just keep in mind for the next few days that we’re in Louisville, Kentucky. Not London. Not even New York. This is a weird place.”

The Better Book Review – The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

*WARNING, HERE BE SPOILERS SHOULD YOU CHOOSE TO READ THIS WORK*

Into the Cellar

A short story based on “The Spectre Bride” by William Harrison Ainsworth

American Honey

“Well, I’m pretty sure this will get us through the weekend,” I said holding up the bottle of American Honey, marveling at the cold amber color of the liquor, sliding through the huge 1.75 ml bottle…