Category Archives: Original Writing

Definitely Not Fading Away

The June 2017 issue of Runner’s World magazine has an article that caught my eye.  It’s entitled “Not Fading Away” about runners age 50 and older, which is definitely me.  Included are “Tips for Running In Your Later Years”, like “Backing Off” and running on soft surfaces.  But what really got my attention was that

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Original Story — The Personality Test

In February, I mentioned the nice folks at Bewildering Stories published another short story of mine in issue #701 (http://bewilderingstories.com/issue701/personality_test.html).   If somehow you couldn’t access it then, I’m repeating it here today.     The Personality Test “Ah!  Mr. Young.  I’ve been looking forward to this.”  The diminutive man sporting a tasteful suit and huge

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Original Story — The Personality Test

From the Tests-Don’t-Always-Measure-What-They’re-Supposed-To-Measure Department  — Those nice people at BewilderingStories.com have published another short story of mine.  It’s entitled “The Personality Test” and can be accessed here: http://www.bewilderingstories.com/issue701/blurb.html .  (That link will take you to the “Issue #701 Readers’ Guide” so you can see what else is in this edition.) This the seventh story of

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Thanks, Santa

I think it’s close enough to the holidays to repost my annual Christmas story.   Thanks, Santa I guess I shouldn’t complain. I live in a nice house on a street with nice houses. I think our house is the nicest, two stories with a pool in back and a garage with room for three

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Short Story — One Last Chance

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted an original short story.  This was published on the Bewildering Stories website in issue #635 (http://www.bewilderingstories.com/issue635/last_chance.html) It does contain a bit of adult language.     One Last Chance   Jake had been in nicer hospitals than this. His mother had passed away in a new facility, big and

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