Richard Acosta


Welcome to the loathing multicursal puzzlebox of Richard Acosta. Each creation is of its own voice, pitch,texture, and vernacular.

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Midnight Noon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,830. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
This is a coming of age tale about the bearded man, whom of which is on a journey to right the wrongs of his past. We grow up with him as he thieves his way surviving the hellish enclave of the American West known as Diablo Canyon. Midnight Noon is an interstitial allegory written under the guise of an old pulp western that challenges the reader to look deeper into what is merely written.
Reticent Rain
Price: Free! Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The spaces between the connect and the disconnect are in concert when a young psychiatric intern, Doctor Pierce, faces the many challenges that the state run institution of Westwood presents to him. There he meets Paige, a frail and catatonic patient, that changes both of their lives forever. Through cryptic passages and heavy metaphor, the story unfolds to a bewildering and unnerving ending.

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