Escape Winter’s Chill With Passionate Erotica — Embrace The Wild

Do I Write of Mental Illness or Mental Injury?

I am often asked if I write about people who suffer from mental illness. I admit, I have developed a bit of a disdain for the overuse of the term “mental illness.” I truly believe that it has become misused for what are normal personality traits and differences. In a country as free as the... Continue Reading →

A life of quiet desperation?

Many live lives of quiet desperation. Unfulfilled, without meaning. They become comfortable with the despair which dominates and defines their very existence. Then for one, something happens.  A life changing event. Discover what that event was, and how it changed his attitude about "The Comfort of Despair." Nicole  5.0 out of 5 stars Powerful... Continue Reading →

Ernest Hemingway Claims The World Breaks Everyone

The last scene of "War Springs Eternal," was a dream and in the dream, the main character was Ernest Hemingway.{I had been reading a biography.} The dream was so vivid, that when I woke, I grabbed my cellphone, opened my memo app, hit the microphone icon and immediately dictated the details of the dream. I... Continue Reading →

Bullied – Excerpt from “Tortured and Tormented – Creating A School Shooter”

May I trouble you to read the following excerpt, and if you are at all interested, click on the book’s cover and please purchase a copy of Tortured and Tormented, creating a school?shooter?  Thank you, Joe I feel afraid. Not the fear some of the other children express, but the fear of being alone. I... Continue Reading →

War Springs Eternal – Reviews

Chris VINE VOICE 5.0 out of 5 stars Brave, brutal and utterly memorable! July 13, 2019 Format: Kindle EditionVerified Purchase This is a raw and gut-wrenching short story, told by a man suffering from shell-shock (or PTSD in today's terminology). Expertly written, the choice of tense and point of view give the reader a real... Continue Reading →

Macabre Master – Edgar Allan Poe

I tend to agree with Edgar Allan Poe who believed that all works should be short. "There is", he writes, "a distinct limit... to all works of literary art—the limit of a single sitting." He especially emphasized this "rule" with regards to poetry, but also noted that the short story is superior to the novel for this reason. It was... Continue Reading →

Attention Literary Agents and/or Agencies

MAY I HAVE YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE I have decided to accept proposals to determine which literary agent/agency will earn an exciting opportunity. I am offering exclusive rights to represent me and all of my current and future works. That's correct, this could be your chance to get on-board with an author whose writings challenge accepted... Continue Reading →

Elements OF A Story – Conflict & Chaos

Chaos – a noun: complete disorder and confusion. Conflict – a verb: be incompatible or at variance; clash Two words. One a noun, the other used as a verb. Both connotate similar emotions. The universe was created of chaos. Human beings can’t seem to live for any extended periods without being in some state of... Continue Reading →

Faithfully Unfaithful -an Embrace The Wild short story

Faithfully Unfaithful -a short story  © 2016 by Scono Sciuto All rights reserved.  No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author. Printed in the United States of America. Contact... Continue Reading →

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