James Blackford

James Blackford

Author, Reader

At twenty eight years old I'm a happy father and husband living in New Mexico. I was born in Alabama, grew up in Florida, and found my home in the beautiful rolling hills of Germany. I figured out a few years ago that my love of writing didn't end at poetry, but extended to every form of expression via words. I love writing, I love reading, and am truly a lucky man to have the joy and privilege to do them both.

My AuthorStand Titles

Red
A boy struggles to remember who he is with the help of a kind stranger.
 Late entry for the poem contest, just because
Danny's 30th birthday will be one he'll not soon forget, if he can live through it. 
Jacob, a malcontent maintenance man for the B-Ville apartment complex, thought his job couldn’t get any worse, until he found himself jumping headlong through a window to save his life that is. 
 A much anticipated trip to the cabin is sidetracked by an unexpected roadblock. And it's not Kitana doing anything that a vacuum cleaner would be jealous of. She has been replaced in the cast by a good ol' fashioned Katana blade.
When Sarah is forced to babysit Linda and Paul's daughter on Halloween night, she expected to spend the evening bored and wanting to be anywhere else. But as the night progresses strange things begin to happen, and Sarah discovers that a gift the child recieved at a recent birthday party, may be mor...