Scott Gese

Scott Gese is an award winning freelance writer and photographer.

He is a creative and diverse multi-genre writer. His work includes fictional full length novels and short stories as well as non-fiction blog posts, magazine articles and newspaper columns.  

His articles cover a wide range of interests including special places, unique people and uncommon things. His wondering takes him from his home in Oregon's fertile Willamette valley, across the U.S. continent and beyond.  

Scott's freelance articles are well-researched, fact-checked for accuracy and always interesting. 
As a photographer, Scott specializes in outdoor, landscape, street and travel images. He understands the importance of supplying editors with quality images along with his articles whenever they are requested. 

Scott plays well with others. You'll enjoy working with him.

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500 Word Short Stories

Scott has developed a passion for writing short stories of exactly 500 words.

You'll find an index further down the page. These stories and other longer stories not listed here are slowly being added to his publication titled Fictitious on Here's the link the the main page:

If the story below has been moved it will show a (F) in front of the title. It will open to the story in a new window.

Crime, Detective

Romance, Friendship, Relationships

Sci-Fi, Fantasy

Suspense, Mystery, Thriller

Western's and Everything Else

Border Patrol

(F) Chicago River Romance

(F) Dark Angel

Held for Ransom

(F) Ishy's Big Mistake

(F) Leroy and the Kid

Never Threaten a Thief

No Gold in the House


Pride Before the Fall


Sharkey's Near Death Experience

Snake in the Grass

The Birthday Surprise

The Delivery that Almost Disappeared

The Devil Runs the Show

(F) The Dirty Dealings of Deplorable Men

The Final Blow

The Lakeside Cabin

(F) The Rabbit Trail

(F) The Real Story

The Red Bench

The Wake-up Call

(F) What are Friends For

A Change of Heart

A Welcome Departure

An Unlikely Friendship

Anna's Mom

Beating the Odds

Chester Franks, Nobody Special

(F) For the Love of Art

Friends and Deceivers

(F) It's a Matter of Perspective

(F) Jilted

(F) Lost and Found

Lost in Paradise

Loves Departure

Matters of the Heart


(F) Moon Dance

Once an Asshole...

Popsicle Toes

Shaving With my Dad

(F) Soul Search


(F) The Almost Lynching of Toby Hill

(F) The Bench

The Blue Rose

The Box

The Coast Rail Challenge

The Constant Consumer

The Death of Calvin Dandy

The Death of Silas Penny

The End of Harvey Anderson

The Glass of San Sebastian

The Hampton Family Reunion

The Hardest Decision

The Jenkins House... Almost

(F) The Jumpers

The Making of a Valentine

The Ten Cent Lover

The Three Amigos

(F) The Twice Given Ring

Unspoken Love


(F) World Class Travelers

(F) A Dream Too Real

A Fallen Angel

(F) A French Connection

(F) An Impossible Recovery

Caught in the Storm

Deja Vu

(F) Imagining World War Three

The Early Harvest

(F) When the Future Needs the Past

A Bad Day for Billy West

A Bad Idea

A Close Call

A Hunters Dream

A Nightmare Too Real

A Tale of Treasure

(F) A Walk in the Park

Bad Decisions

Check Mate

(F) Hell to Pay

Hill House Treasure

(F) Lost in the Fog

The New World Order

The New World Order: The Underground Movement

(F) The Predator and the Prey

Power Struggle


Sudden Darkness

(F) The Accidental Winner

The Attic

The Dream Machine

(F) The Haunted Hillburg House

The Room From Hell

(F) The Skin-walker

The Sultans Lamp

The Time Bender

The Underwood Story

The Wedding Dress Curse

(F) U.E. Control

Under the House

(F) Dry Well Reunion

Leo and Cleo: Betrayed

Leo and Cleo: Leo on the Lam

Leo and Cleo: Leo's Bad Day

Leo and Cleo: The Stranger

The Black Mamba's

(F)The Decision

(F) The Predator and the Prey

The Reunion

The Sasquatch Encounter

An Altered Reality

An Unsuspected Shark

Bail-in Dress Rehearsal

Cold Beer and Hot Sausage

Cub Reporter: The Church on Hollow Hill

(F) Dark night of the Soul

Johnson and Johnston (with a T)

Living the Dream

No Heavy Lifting

(F) Piano Man

Pulled Pork Surprise

The Millstone Barn

The Substitute Santa

(F) The Vagabond

Unexpected Payback

(F) 14 Days in Hell