S. A. Slack

Original Fantasy and Mystery Novels

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S. A. Slack

S. A. Slack

I'm a writer of mysteries, fantasy, and children's books. I reside in the city of the famed Alamo and River Walk, San Antonio, Texas. I'm currently working on a YA fantasy set in a world of unique magic.

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SHADOWED IN THE SPRINGS, I have read a lot of mystery over the years and S A Slack is right up there in style, story-line, and yes, keeping you guessing. -- An Intrigued Critic
“VYOLET, WITH A “Y”, a delightful fantasy, quickly grabs the readers’ attention and draws them into the exciting realm of Asterdon...Slack has the wonderful ability to transport a reader from the comfort of their recliner to a foreign environment using only words. Debra E., published author


A jar of peanut butter

Peanut Butter Thoughts

Last night, being very tired, I put down the book I was reading, turned out my bedside lamp, snuggled under the covers beside my already fast-asleep husband, and closed my eyes, hoping for a blissful night’s sleep.

No such luck!

Thoughts of the rather traumatic afternoon replayed in my mind, one after another, almost as if someone had put in a DVD, then sped it up. Images flew through my head, ones of past, present, and future.  My mind would travel down one path only to take off on another.  It was never ending, not to mention unsettling.  I tried to divert my brain with deep and steady breathing, readjusting my pillow, turning on my side, and looking across the room at the clock which I’d already turned toward the wall (I’m a terrible clock watcher.)  Nothing helped to stem the flow, that… Continue reading

Plant Music Therapy — Listen To Your Plants


All plant life give off their own sounds if we but listen!

As you have probably heard before, studies have been done in the past with plants and music. But those studies were to see how different forms of music affected how plants grew when subjected to that music for certain periods of time. Many studies found that when loud, heavy music was played near plants they withdrew and wilted, but when quiet, uplifting music was played, they thrived. Also, many plant owners have found that when they gently touch or talk to their plants in soft tones, those plants tend to grow better than others that have no such interaction. I have experimented with my own plants and have found these things to be true. So, if music, touch, and words can affect plants, then it stands to reason they should have sounds of their own. Why not?

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