I love to read and I love to write.  I hope you do too... isn't that why you're here on the pad of watts?

You won't find a single ounce of fanfic or One Direction baloney here, sorry. If that's what trips your trigger, let me save you some time. What you will find are some stories that were fun to write and I hope fun to read. I write in different genres and don't want to get boxed into just one (probably not the way to wattpad success, but so be it.)

I write about (and read) what I enjoy and what is important to me, but those aren't necessarily the same things. My southern roots show up in what I write and how I speak. I think that may be a good thing.

While I love a great sci-fi/fantasy novel, any writing with a strong story, great characters, and wonderful prose gets my attention.
  • N.W. Indiana
  • JoinedJune 13, 2015

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indyjohn indyjohn Dec 06, 2016 09:59PM
Last chance to vote for "The Boarder" for the TNT Horror Contest.  I could really use your help!  Thanks...
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Stories by J. M. Ford
Derelict by indyjohn
Derelict Science Fiction
Aliens... they came, they saw, they conquered. Our world was was nothing to them but an asset to be stripped of resources. Even 600 years after the majority of them departed, humanity still struggles to survive in...
Red White and Black by indyjohn
Red White and Black General Fiction
High school basketball star Markus is black and Sammy is as white as they come. They hated each other even before Sammy's beautiful daughter caught Markus's eye. Will their animosity and deep-seated prejudice dri...
The Boarder by indyjohn
The Boarder Short Story
TNT Horror Contest - Top 100 Finalist !!! Hope you enjoy this short story about a young boy who discovers bad things in the night. Here's an excerpt: "I was only nine when Momma let a devil move in. Not the...
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