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Seeing The Light!
10/6/2007 6:34:24 AM

Well, how about that--two of my short stories are seeing the light of day!

One of my older stories, “Blondie’s,” has been reprinted at the online NewWorldView site (see first link, below). It was originally published in Black Sheep, back in 2002, and is a paradoxical love story. Another of my work--a new short story about a marine who returns home for Christmas (and of course it’s not a normal Christmas; I don’t write about “normal”)--is also to be published soon, at Apollo’s Lyre (see second link, below). No issue mentioned yet, I was just notified yesterday. That story is called “Dark Was The Hour,” and is an homage to Rod Serling’s Twilight Zone episode, “A Stop At Willoughby.” I'd originally written it for a local Christmas Short Story contest that started back up a couple years ago, but it had not placed. For this story, I'd interviewed several marines to get the right lingo, and I deeply appreciate their time and effort in talking with me. At the time from a local Marine Corps Recruiting Services station, their names are:

Sergeant Sharp
Corporal Hughes
Private First Class Fox

I hope wherever they are they’re doing well.

I also have another story published on Apollo’s Lyre (see bottom link). I’d written that story back in 1990, and it had almost gotten published, well, a couple times, but never did until 2005. Twas a long time coming. It’s called “Etched In Stone,” and is about a very confused Civil War soldier, lost in battle.

So, thanks to NewWorldView and Apollo’s Lyre for taking my work, and to the marines who helped one of them get there!

FPD

http://www.newworldview.com/library/journal/2007_09_01_Sethnetjournal_archive.html

http://www.apollos-lyre.com/

http://www.apollos-lyre.com/id139.html


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