Rick Ready


Rick Ready grew up in Alabama and spent 20 years in the Navy. Since retiring he has worked for several years in the newspaper business and worked as an education consultant. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University and now lives in Pace, FL. He spends his time writing plays, short stories, and novels. Look for his other stories to appear soon at Smashwords.com.

Where to find Rick Ready online


Family Reunion
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Family activities
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A glimpse of the 21st century family reunion offers insight to the changes from the days of our mothers, fathers, grandmothers, and grandfathers.
Double Dog Dare
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
What do you do when your best friends dare you to kiss the prettiest girl in school?
Birth of the Shepherd
Price: Free! Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Everyone has the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. When one or more of those rights are taken away, someone has to pay.

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anger    dad    dare    family    grandma    grandpa    grief    hug    kiss    memories    murders    reunion    shock    sister   

Smashwords book reviews by Rick Ready

  • My Introduction To Bigotry And Discrimination on Oct. 23, 2011

    A child recognizes bigotry and discrimination, for children understand the truth they see, though the words might not be in their vocabulary. Good story. Read and ponder, and ask, "When did I first recognize or experience bigotry and discrimination?" Change begins with knowledge.