John Southcross


John Southcross was born and raised in Texas. Still calls Texas home.

Smashwords Interview

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The greatest joy is bringing life to random thoughts. Sometimes it's just a scene in my head and from that I have created stories. For example, I imagined a guy standing in the middle of the forest and everything he looked at began to float away like powder in the wind. That scene grew into my novel DISINTEGRATION: A MEMOIR.
What do your fans mean to you?
They're a huge part of my inspiration. They're always in the back of my mind while I'm writing. I want to hook them with the story and have them thinking about it for a long time afterwards. If my story can provide an escape for them, even for just a little while, I think I've done my job. I want them to see the name John Southcross on a story and know that they can read and get away for a little while. At this point in my writing career I'm working on developing trust with my fan base so that they'll be willing to get in the car (or spaceship) with me and go for a ride. Obviously the novels will be longer rides and the short stories are the little trips someone can take more than once.
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Where to find John Southcross online


A Morning Smoke
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
In this story we follow three workers who are going about their work routine at Smokestack 7. One of the men, however, has something else planned for the day.
Can't Get Enough
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A Sci-Fi love story about two people who try to make their love last forever.
Breakfast of Champions
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Norman and his wife have a very bad night.
Dinner At Mikey O's
Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Things don't go quite as planned for Jared and Imelda at his favorite restaurant.
Dirty Lemonade
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
An unemployed college grad takes to selling lemonade to earn a living and soon finds himself paying rent to run his lemonade stand.
Disintegration: A Memoir
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,980. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
A young man without direction discovers that he has the ability to make things disintegrate. A visit to a park sets Nick Faustini on a path to finding a new career, but he soon realizes that being the most powerful man in the world doesn't necessarily mean that life will be perfect.

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