Author: W.A. McDonald

Protected Class

Yellow duckling with black ducklings

A lot of energy has been expended lately over the issue of bathrooms and who can use them.  The often used argument against those termed “Transgender” is, parts are parts.  Proponents argue those parts need to go in the assigned…

First Publication

Celebrate Horn

Well, this site is now living on a different server. However, the server move is not the reason for a lack of recent posts. Nope, the reason is I have been concentrating on writing fiction. Along with concentrating on writing…

Ventus-Ver II

Castle On The Moon

This was my first foray into Flash Fiction.  It is based on characters created by W.A. McDonald.  Hope you enjoy. The only thing Ventus-Ver II could see was the empty eyes of her mentor. Throngs of Lords, their sons, and…

Ixnay on the Ramaday

Ixnay Emblem

One of my favorite things about some of the reality TV shows out there, past and present is the process. Watching a chopper grow from a plain old frame, to a piece of motorized art. Or seeing a smelly old…

1.4 Million Years

PowerBall Ticket and balls

A long time ago, I quit “investing” in lottery tickets. I decided at that time, that instead of putting my faith in a one in 292 million chance, I would put my faith in my own talents and abilities. To…

The Great Razor Experiment

Straight Razor

In my almost forty years of shaving, I have sported every look. The military and my stint on the fire department kept me clean shaving. When I drove truck, I rocked a mustache for a couple of years. Then grew…

Exodus

Colonial Space Shuttle

This story has been updated… “Why are we going to the Moon daddy?” Stephano turned to look at his son.  A mixture of curiosity and fear marring his son’s otherwise innocent features.  The sight of which tugged at Stephano’s heart. …

Free Enterprise

Corporate Warfare

It is difficult to determine who fired the first shot. The most common theory is that Microsoft grew tired of the inroads Google was making on its OS market, and decided to take matters into their own hands. It started…