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“Cactus” is Now on Kindle!

The Cactus Who Wanted to Be a Christmas Tree is now available on Kindle!  The Kindle price is $2.99, or absolutely nothing if you subscribe to Kindleunlimited!  The link is Of course, the paperback edition is still available for $8.99 on both and this website.

Yes, I’m Still Here

If you’re wondering why I haven’t posted anything lately, I’ve just returned from a remarkable trip to Japan.  For privacy reasons, I never announce beforehand when I’m traveling, but I’m back now after visiting Tokyo, Nagano, Kyoto, and Hiroshima for the past week and a half.  Oh, by the way, I also ran in the

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“Sunny and Victor” A Reader’s Favorite

The following review of Sunny and Victor: Best Friends Forever has been posted on the Readers’ Favorite website.   Reviewed By Hilary Hawkes for Readers’ Favorite Sunny and Victor: Best Friends Forever is a delightful color illustrated children’s book by Bob Welbaum.  Little Sunny is a golden furred rabbit whose favorite game is making

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I will be appearing at Antiques Village in Centerville, OH (actually Washington Township) on Saturday, December 12 from 10 am to 6 pm.  I’ll have my books, plus children’s books from Gypsy Publications.   Antiques Village is in Washington Park Plaza (across the street from Sam’s Club), 651 Lyons Road, Washington Twp., OH 45459; 937-291-5060.

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Tracking Refugees

If you are following the refugee crisis in Europe and are concerned, there is an easy way to help.  A man named David Altmayer has designed an online map that shows where the refugee camps are and what is needed at each camp.  It also describes the situation at each location and provides contact information.

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Thank You, Bewildering Stories

The nice people at have included my story “One Last Chance” in their 2015 Third Quarterly Review. It’s included in the “Order of the Hot Potato” which I consider an honor and means discussions are welcome.…/625-636_antho.html

Lightning Strikes Again!

LIGHTNING STRIKES AGAIN! The nice folks at Bewildering Stories have again published something I wrote. “One Last Chance” — A man falls in love with a woman, but she doesn’t return his affection. Then he learns she is desperately ill. (I had to rewrite this three times before they’d accept it.)