Welcome to a world of adventure.  I challenge you to find a website that stretches the imagination further, that is more dramatic and sublime, and at the same time, one that is more uplifting and, in the final analysis, comforting.

On these pages, you’ll find novels, true tales of misadventures in nature, and short, inspirational reflections conducive to contemplation.

Fiction genres include adventure, sci-fi/fantasy, horror, mystery and suspense. Novels are available in softcover and e-reader formats. Inspirational pieces and nature nonfiction are available for free.

  • Novels in e-book format: $2.99
  • Novels in paperback: $12.99
  • Nature nonfiction: free
  • Inspirational meditations: free

I hope you’ll find inspiration or escape or whatever your heart desires, even if it runs against the currents of your rational self.

Author Bio

Michael Just is a former attorney, actor, psychotherapist and adjunct professor with a background in mythology and storytelling. Born and raised in Chicago, he now lives in the Four Corners region of the American Southwest.  A hiker with an interest in geology and natural history, Mike expresses his interests in his writing.

His writing has appeared in The Chicago Sun Times, and he received an honorable mention award from Writer’s Digest in 2011 for short fiction. He was a semifinalist in America’s Best Screenplay Competition for best screenplay and a quarterfinalist in Fade-In Magazine’s screenplay contest for two screenplay entries. He has edited book-length historical fiction and served as a script doctor for dramatic works.

His short story anthology, Canyon Calls, was published by Zumaya Publications in 2009. Mike’s novel, The Dirt: The Journey of a Mystic Cowboy, is available in softcover or eBook formats through Amazon.

Mike’s other titles, including his novels, The Crippy and The Mind Altar, as well as Canyon Calls, are available through his websites, https://justmikejust.com and https://canyoncallsthebook.com or through Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B002

Five of his short stories have recently been published online:

Lies, Ltd. has been published by The Mystery TribuneLies, Ltd.: Literary Short Fiction by Michael C. Just (mysterytribune.com)

The Obligate Carnivore has been published by the Scarlet Leaf ReviewCategory: MICHAEL JUST – SCARLET LEAF REVIEW

I See You, Too has been published by the 96th of OctoberI See You, Too – 96th of October

Offload, has been published by The Worlds Within at Offload – The Worlds Within

You Get the Two has been published by Hellbound Books and is available in print, eBook, kindle or audio format at Kids are Hell!- Anthology (hellboundbookspublishing.com)