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Western Short Stories Bio. of Lawrence Morgan:
Lawrence Morgan was born in Miami, raised in Istanbul, and left home at the age of 15 to have adventures. He has curated a private zoo for a Turkish industrialist, trained as a safari guide in Africa, and worked in the Hollywood film industry. He currently spends most of his time in Scotland, writing while it rains. His work has appeared in Memoirist, The Corvus Review, The Molotov Cocktail, The Lowestoft Chronicle, As You Were: The Military Review, and The Dirty Pool.
The gallows was a simple affair, little more than a triangular pine frame with a cross-piece nailed between two legs and a two-by- four brace at an angle from there to the ground. It looked like an artist’s easel, with the exception that it was twelve feet high at the tallest point. A rough wooden ladder leaned unevenly against it, and Sheriff Frank Hanson stood on the next to last rung tying a noose to the cross-piece. Read the full story HERE>>