Daniel's writing has appeared in Burningword Literary Journal, Paragraph Planet, Wild Quarterly, and The Bolt Magazine. He's received four writing awards including first place in San Jose State University's Nonfiction Short Story Contest. He also received a Gold Key for nonfiction, the highest regional honor, from Scholastic's Art and Writing Awards. Daniel worked as manager of marketing at Ginosko Literary Journal and he's founder of This Very Breath Journal.
A very short story about a young man's seven life-threatening heart conditions. This story is an introduction to Daniel Wallock's life story. Daniel Wallock's full memoir will come out one day. For now this story will show readers a tiny glimpse of the powerful and life-changing struggles Daniel endured as a teenager.
Standing before the sky I had little idea my next two weeks would be overwhelmed with wild love, lust, confusion, tears and a beautiful girl. She and I would share the stories of our hearts...our right-sided hearts. Right-Hearted: Finding What's Right With A Wrong Sided Heart is the story of two lustful teenagers who together confront their life-threatening conditions.