The Results Are In

Click here to see who won the 2019 Rope and Wire western Short Story Competition and read their stories 


Western Short Stories by Published Authors

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Award Winning Authors 
who have western short stories posted on Rope and Wire


Discover more western authors and their stories by clicking on the images below

Western Short Stories
Ranch Romances
Pulp Westerns
Side Trail
Classic Western Authors
The Bullpen
Free Western eBooks

Tom Sheehan

The Tom F. Sheehan Western Short Story Library

Click HERE to visit the Tom Sheehan Library page>>


Rope and Wire
The Western Author's Showcase

How would you like to walk into a new car showroom and not be accosted by a salesman?

Where there are cars on the lot from 50 or 100 different dealers.

You can test drive any one you want. Just hop in and go.

You can test drive as many as you like. Feel free to kick the tires.

If you find one you want, you can buy it with the push of a button.


Rope and wire is like that showroom.

We now have over 50 western authors represented on this site.

With a total of over 800 western short stories posted for your reading pleasure.

You can read as many as you like. There's no charge.

If you find an author you like, you can find their books with the push of a button.

And they're much cheaper than a car.


Contributing authors recognize Rope and Wire as an exceptional outlet they can use to easily promote themselves, strengthen their brand and market their books.

Some of the best traditional western short stories on the web are scattered throughout the pages of this site. 

Enough talk, go kick a few tires.

Clicking here will take you to the Western Short Story page>>