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Category Archive for 'My short stories'

That we could, as we do, live in the realm of eternal mirrors, working our way at the same time through unmowed grasses. ~ Czeslaw Milosz It has been almost six months since my father’s passing. I still can’t grasp what happened, even though I know exactly what happened. All I can think of is [...]

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It’s a rainy Saturday morning. I am drinking my coffee, looking out the window (as I always do) and thinking about my book reading that will take place tomorrow. How can I possibly talk about the years of working on this novel?  What is the most important message I can convey to my audience?  I [...]

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I am finishing a short story titled: “In the Forest of Angels.”  The story was inspired by real events and all the characters in the story are based on real people — my grandparents, my mother, and me. Here are two short excerpts:   Joseph knew, and could even remember this from before the war, [...]

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My short story, Singing to an Ocean was recently published in the Water issue of the Little Patuxent Review. This story is a scene in my novel, “To Kill the Other.” I had an opportunity to read an excerpt from the story during the launch reading that took place on January 30 at Oliver’s Carriage [...]

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Snow storm and short story

I love snow storms, preferably enjoyed from either my reading chair or writing table (both close to a window). But this weekend presented opportunities (read: responsibilities) that could not be ignored and ended up being more challenging that I could wish for. First, the shoveling. Yes, I went outside and shoveled my way through the [...]

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