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Another Chapter

  December had been unseasonably warm.  There had been no snow before Christmas, but the days were short as winter days always are and the skies were grey and cloudy and solid, sealing heaven from view.  As she sat on … Continue reading

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An Approach to The Countess

            There were many people in the great room and William Martin knew only Karl.  The others looked as all the others had looked to Martin during his time at Burghausen; clothed in silk and … Continue reading

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An Approach To The Prince

  Here is yet another out of order chapter from my novel in progress. This bit is a part of the back story.  It takes place in a mountain castle in Austria in about 1912.  And American businessman – a … Continue reading

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Evening Post, August 13, 2014: Excerpt from Novel

This evening’s post is a passage from my novel,In The Forest Of The Night. It is a description of a state trooper (who is investigating a murder) driving from the rural coalfields of southern West Virginia to the State Capital. … Continue reading

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Morning Post, August 11, 2014

Here is a passage from my upcoming book, Overtime: A Basketball Parable.  The story is told by a long-time, high-school basketball coach who is looking back over his life.  All rights are reserved.     In January of 1980, with … Continue reading

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Evening Post, August 9, 2014

Could not find or muster up another poem for tonight.  So, here are the first three paragraphs of a book I was once contemplating, but will probably never finish.   It was good to be young then To be close … Continue reading

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end of conversation scene

They say that policemen and fire fighters have a sixth sense. I’ve heard them talk of it myself. They are chasing a fugitive or in a burning house and something – a chill up the back, an unexplained pressure – … Continue reading

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