Category Archives: Original Writing

The Doll Trilogy

In August 2019, I announced the publication of a story about a girl and a very special doll. One story has led to three, and now all three are available at Amazon.com in multiple formats — Kindle downloads ($1.99 each), Kindle Unlimited (free to members), and in paperback ($4.99 each). They can be accessed at https://www.amazon.com/s?k=bob+welbaum&i=stripbooks&ref=nb_sb_noss_2

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Now Available: STORIES SHORT AND STRANGE

How strange am I? Now you can see for yourself. I’ve written 19 short stories over the past several years, eight of which have been published on the Bewildering Stories website (http://bewilderingstories.com/). To keep busy during the quarantine, I put them all together into a book that’s now available on Amazon.com. The book comes in two flavors —

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Original Story: With A Little Help From My Friend

The nice folks at Bewildering Stories (http://bewilderingstories.com/) have published another of my short stories — “Detective Jim Jenkins is quite successful in solving cases and pursuing justice. He has the help of a partner whose career has not really been cut short.” (http://bewilderingstories.com/issue864/help_friend1.html) This turned out really well, so well that I’m working on a

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On the Sanctity of Human Life

“The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried.” — G.K. Chesterton On Facebook, I recently posted an article from a major newspaper about how churches, after being so eager to reopen, are now a major source of COVID-19 cases. According the article, “More than 650

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Announcing Stories Short and Strange

What have I been doing at home these past weeks? I realized I’ve written 19 short stories over the past several years, seven of which have been published on the Bewildering Stories website (http://bewilderingstories.com/). So I put them all together into a book that’s now available on Amazon.com. The book comes in two flavors —

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The Trilogy Is Complete

In August 2019, I announced the publication of a story about a girl and a very special doll. One story has led to three, and now all three are available at Amazon.com in multiple formats — Kindle downloads ($1.99 each), Kindle Unlimited (free to members), and in paperback ($4.99 each). They can be accessed at

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