Kickstarter!! From June 1st-June 30th, you can back this novella on Kickstarter. Get yourself a signed copy of the paperback when it releases and early access to the full novella online! Any amount helps and rewards start at $5. Thank you for your support! --Ashton https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/macashton/the-first-ambassador-to-crustacea 1. Ambition Nana’s Hog was a ship that looked … Continue reading The First Ambassador to Crustacea – First Chapter
Home for the Holidays
Below you will find a link to download this story as a word doc! It is very long and I could see reading it on a website being painful. But, as a teaser, I've included the text of the first chapter below to draw you in! Kindle, PDF, and Mobi files are all free for … Continue reading Home for the Holidays
The Snails Are on the Move
Look, I wrote a story about killer snails, but people seem to like it, maybe you will too. "Wonderfully visceral piece of story-telling." - ABC Tales User "How wonderfully horrifying!" - A Reddit User
Hangin’ Around – 6
Herb Withers watched in horror as Jeremiah raised his hitherto unused pistol. The barrel was pointed right at Herb’s chest, and before there was any chance to react, a deafening thunderclap rocked him backward.
Hangin’ Around – 5
Fall came, quickly followed by winter, and the hangings slowed, so they had plenty of time to practice, and even more for Maggie to be frustrated at the lack of progress.
Hangin’ Around – 4
All Maggie wanted to do was ask Adam about the possession, but a bet was a bet.
Hangin’ Around – 3
The following month was hot, the sun’s scorching rays beating down on the packed earth and sending waves through the otherwise clear air.
Hangin’ Around – 2
It took the better part of the afternoon for Adam to stop asking repetitive questions. Otis sat patiently through three hundred ‘why’s and ‘where’s before finally losing his cool and telling the man to suck it up.
Hangin’ Around – 1
“It’s all in the feet. See? See how much he’s kicking? Can’t conserve a breath like that, no sir.” Maggie looked up at the man swinging from the high branch of Hangman’s Tree. She felt a twinge of sympathy, but mostly anticipation. A pocket watch ticked slowly in her hand.
Downpour is Out!
That's right, The Nick Ventner Adventures are alive and well! Downpour marks the second full-length novel in the series and picks up shortly after the events of Whiteout.