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Beyond the Western
Jack Paxton

Jack Paxton

Western short stories Bio. of Jack Paxton

Jack Paxton is a college professor who lives on a miniature donkey ranch in Arkansas. He writes fiction just for the fun of it. He enjoys writing humor, science fiction and has recently developed an interest in traditional westerns. Jack recently published a humorous book, Gone Ape, on Amazon; and just completed a western novel that he is looking for a publisher for.

He also writes non-fiction in the areas of Education and Parenting. His book 31 Fun Ways to Increase Your Child's Attention Span was a Kindle #1 seller in Education and Parenting.

Jack is a member of the Arkansas Writers group.

Here's a link to Jack's books on Amazon


Beyond the Western Short Stories by Jack Paxton


Monique and the Professor: The Mystery of the Real Gone Cat / Genre: Mystery

Jack Paxton

“What do you think, Professor?” Monique asked, as her large brown eyes reflected her curiosity. She watched as the Professor stared at the picture. He seemed somewhat confused.

The Professor adjusted his glasses as he looked at the picture. “I’m not really sure what it is.” Read the full story HERE>>


Space Dogs and Pancakes /  Genre: Science Fiction

It was a one-eyed, one-horned, flying purple chicken eater; and it looked pretty weird to me. I had never seen one before so I thought I might try to capture this one; unfortunately, it thought the same thing about me. That’s just one of the perils of being an alien hunter.

I had been contacted by a farmer in Arkansas to see if I could help stop the mysterious raids on his chicken houses. He had reported the problem to the local authorities but all they had done was come out to look at the scene, jot down a few notes and head back to the donut shop. Read the full story HERE>>