Recent Musings From My Blog:

November 8, 2019

Vitally Crucial Finger Crossing (Essay 980 Word Count)

Here’s a little ditty about just how superstitious most people are, and that includes yours truly by the way.                                                                Word Count: 980     Vitally […]
October 25, 2019

Wishing For Something That’s Sort of In-Between (Essay-815 WC)

This is an essay that I had published in the local newspaper (Silverton Standard & Miner) yesterday. I like giving the occasional essay to the newspaper […]
October 11, 2019

Horror That Fascinates You (Essay Re-Post, 1116 Word Count)

This is an essay that was originally published in October of 2017. Since the home renovations are taking all my free moments at the present time, […]
September 27, 2019

Making a Deal With Your Devil (Short Story – 2601 Word Count)

  Now for something totally different! This short story was originally written way back in 2015, but I’ve recently taken the story and updated it. Adding a […]
September 13, 2019

Eccentricity on Full Public Display (Essay Re-Post, 992 Word Count)

This essay was originally posted to my Blog on 9/14/18. The week after I participated in the Raven NarrativeLive Storytelling sessions last year on September 7th. […]
August 29, 2019

Something I Should’ve Done a While ago (Essay, 926 Word Count)

  Word Count: 926                                     Something I Should’ve Done […]

About David G. Swanson


D avid G. Swanson is a humorous writer/novelist who lives in the Southwest Colorado mountain town where he grew up. He delves into both non-fiction and fiction, with the only requirement being that the piece he’s working on at the time has to have a comedic tinge to it. This style of scribbling words on a page is the only requirement for what he does. He’s just that passionate about writing in the style.
Since beginning his odyssey as an author of stories and essays he’s achieved a number of milestones with his writing. A self-published book of essays based on his childhood adventures (or mis-adventures as the case may be) was put out in December, 2015. His website/blog came on line in November of last year, and he’s received recognition for a variety of the pieces he’s authored, whether it’s short story, essay, and even the occasional novel excerpt.

Latest Books

This section of the site contains the 2-pg. synopsis’for the two most recent novel length manuscripts (“Friendship Highway” & “Air Conditioned Bus Tours”), and details about the self-published book of childhood essays (Silverton Style). That manuscript is available through Amazon, purchase off this website, or by contacting the author. He might even send you an autographed copy of the book.  Although having him do this may lower the actual re-sale value of the manuscript since you’re probably looking to make some money off the transaction.

As for the two novel manuscripts; Friendship Highway has a word count of 62,306, 310 pages, and is 35 chapters in length with an epilogue. The Word Count for Air Conditioned Bus Tours is 79,205, the story is 355 pages, and 29 chapters in length. Neither manuscript has seen the radiant light of publication (self-publishing doesn’t count).  Whether or not the pages of these novels are action packed, or sleep inducing is up to the reader (don’t say you weren’t warned).

  • Air Conditioned Bus Tours

    Air Conditioned Bus Tours A novel Who doesn’t look forward to going on vacation? Spending time away from their daily struggles relaxing in whatever manner one […]
  • Friendship Highway

    FRIENDSHIP HIGHWAY A novel ADRIAN STEWART (aka Ads) and PATRICK DAUGHERTY have a friendship that’ll last till the day after the Apocalypse. College comes to an […]
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