Peter J. Atwood fiction

I like words, and more, words that are used well. This is where I collect them. Most I come across in the works of other authors, but on occasion I find some in the wild myself.


“You're rolling up a long account, but it only takes a bullet to collect that sort of a bill!”

—Max Brand, The Untamed

A warning to a cowboy that he has offended you one too many times.