Darrell B Nelson


Darrell B. Nelson is a former Securities Broker and Insurance Agent who has decided to use the total meltdown of his former industry, and the total destruction of any illusions of personal financial security the meltdown caused, as an opportunity to pursue a writing career.

His passion for writing was encouraged at a young age by his his mother, who would read to him every night. Fueling his dreams in ways only books can. As he got older she took him to the library every week. Letting his imagination soar.

While other children his age were dealing with where they were and what they were doing, he was flying through space helping to build Asimov's Foundation, Make way for Clarke's Star Child, or living on Bova's Selene. Needless to say, he tripped over things a lot.

When he started writing he knew in the future his works would be of great importance, as time travelers arrived and started watching his every move. Or, maybe they were cats, wondering if he would pet them and rub their ears. Time Travelers have whiskers and like to curl up in your lap, right?

In his free time he likes to hang out on Facebook, marveling at how far we've come since the time of the Egyptians who would worship cats and write on walls.

Where to find Darrell B Nelson online


Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,090. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
How could one stray text change the fate of the world?
The Genocide Game
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,510. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 1 review)
While teaching an online class on how to pick up women, Guru Stan picks the wrong target. His pick-up, Raven, is a woman who has discovered a plot to remove surplus humans from the planet in order to pave the way for an automated society. Stan and Raven find themselves the only people who can save the 99.9% of humanity deemed surplus to the new society.
Darrell's Dark Dreams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,360. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime
All of us have demons that live in the deepest parts of our mind. My demons are the the type that your demons will pay money to read about. The stories in this book are best described by a reviewer who said, “The author needs serious (mental) help!” These tales are both creepy and thought provoking. Fast paced and entertaining.
Showgirls and Aliens
You set the price! Words: 26,810. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The choice is simple: Fight and we may die. Run and we may live. If that's the choice I say, fight! They can take our planet. They can take freedom. They can steal our wealth, leaving millions to die in poverty. But when they start messing with our strippers. That's where I draw the line!
A Home to Die For
Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Two short stories for your enjoyment. A HOME TO DIE FOR originally published in Alienskin Magazine. A man has interesting ideas about remodeling his home. THE ADJUSTER: Saving the world brings a high personal price.
How Much Head Should a Girl Give?
Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships  » Sexual health
(5.00 from 1 review)
The science behind Blowjobs. How much is too much?
Repossessing Sanity
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Doug had made a deal with the devil to be sane. Now the devil has come to repossess.
An Extra Topping of Horror
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Brian is happy delivering pizza to incompetent devil worshipers, lustful demons, show tune singing vampires, and over-affectionate houseplants. His life gets even better when a time traveling babe he rescues tells him they will be lovers in the future. His carefree life is destroyed when aliens bent on taking over the Earth open a rival pizza place. WARNING THIS BOOK CONTAINS SCENES OF HORROR.
I killed the man that wasn't there
Price: Free! Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Presented for your entertainment four tales of futuristic horror by an author you probably never heard of. In his desperate attempt to introduce you to his writing he is offering them to you free of charge, and hopes you enjoy them.
The Setting Earth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Even in the 23rd Century the greatest weapon is the power of friendship.
Alien Thoughts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,990. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Simon Yar has been always ashamed of his extreme Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and has gone to extreme measures to hide it, including losing the only woman he had ever loved rather than reveal his secret. When he discovers that an extra-terrestrial virus is turning the people into slaves, he must come to terms with his inner demons or lose everyone he has ever loved.

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Smashwords book reviews by Darrell B Nelson

  • The Necromouser on Dec. 16, 2010

    Very fun and entertaining.
  • Stages of Invisibility on Jan. 17, 2011

    A quick fun read, I liked it.
  • Train to Nowhere on Nov. 26, 2017

    TRAIN TO NOWHERE is much darker than Piper's other books. It explores the roles placed on individuals by society. It's as if Huxley's BRAVE NEW WORLD and Twain's THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER became intertwined. With the best ideas from both. In the book we travel with Garland as he moves from the very structured Orphan society on the Train which is run by "The Admin", to the Landed society in the cities, which is ruled by public opinion (not informed opinion, just opinion) and the Nomads ruled by tradition. There is a lot of depth in this book, but don't let that stop you from enjoying it. Its focus is firmly on the characters, mostly Garland and Hedge. As a villain Hedge is great, he worked hard to get to his position in Landed society, so when his "Landed Privilege" all the soft advantages (or in this case not so soft) afforded to him by being raised in Landed society, are taken away he is angry at all those who have taken away the fruits of his labors. So he while being an entitled a-hole, he also does have a legitimate gripe, he did actual work hard to get his position. Garland is the hero, but not a perfect hero, he is on the edge of ruthless in pursuit of his dream. Not really understanding the line between compromise and selling out, not that those around him make it easy. All and all this is a very readable book with great depth.