Stephen Couch is a writer, a computer programmer, a cover band vocalist, an award-winning audio drama producer, and a lifelong Texan. His short fiction has appeared in such venues as Talebones, Mountain Magic: Spellbinding Tales of Appalachia, and the Stoker Award-finalist Horror Library Vol. 3.
Science fiction short story. Every time he wakes up, he finds himself a prisoner, his memory gone. But through the haze of each new awakening, one thing becomes clear: if he doesn't find a way to escape, these 'humans' that hold him will be his death.
Horror short story. Too few men handling too many cattle against too tight a deadline. Things are tough for a group of cowboys on a drive up the Chisholm Trail...and that's before the cows start acting strangely.