Zachary J. Vacek is a speculative fiction writer from Houston, Texas.
Besides writing, he enjoys breakfast tacos, peated whisky, and being in the woods.
I’m so honored to have my latest short story, The Transfer of Risk, included in the April 2021 edition of Bards and Sages Quarterly. Set in an 18th Century London, The Transfer of Risk is an historical fantasy story about William Sutton, an eighteenth-century London merchant on the brink of bankruptcy. William needs to be sure that … Continue reading THE TRANSFER OF RISK – Out Now in the April 2021 Edition of Bards and Sages Quarterly!
Here’s a life lesson I’ve had to learn the hard way.
Yup… There’s still a long way to go in 2021, but I’d say last week will take the cake for weirdest weather week of the entire year. Happy to report I made great headway on GOD OF FEAR: THE RIVER’S WRATH SAGA. The first two chapters are up at Royal Road, with many more chapter … Continue reading Snow in Houston?!?!?!?
Ten dead formed a semi-circle at her feet.
Characters are the heart of any story.