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Don’t Try Any of This-Chapter 21

Don’t Try Any of This-Chapter 21

Don’t Try Any of This is the second volume in the Little Rosie series. I currently am seeking an agent and publisher to represent the novel. Here is Chapter 21 drawn from the book. Additional chapters are posted at the link above. The book is complete, but I’ll post more chapters from time to time. This is a fictional retelling of a true story based on a fictional account. Twenty-One Well, Saturdays are Saturdays, even in Paris. And here it…

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The Long Dark Fall

The Long Dark Fall

This story, like many in The Last Word collection, is based on a true incident. See more stories in this collection and others at the Short Stories &c. link above. (for Phoebe) The moon was just past full. What is called a waning gibbous moon. So close to full it could be considered full, for all intents and purposes. Just a single night past full. It was minutes after midnight, and the moon was high in the sky, making the…

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Don’t Try Any of This-Chapter 16

Don’t Try Any of This-Chapter 16

Don’t Try Any of This is the second volume in the Little Rosie series. I currently am seeking an agent and publisher to represent the novel. Here is Chapter 16 drawn from the book. Additional chapters are posted at the link above. The book is complete, but I’ll post more chapters from time to time. This is a fictional retelling of a true story based on a fictional account. Sixteen Aunt Carol and I catch up on as much as…

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Don’t Try Any of This-Chapter 11

Don’t Try Any of This-Chapter 11

Don’t Try Any of This is the second volume in the Little Rosie series. I currently am seeking an agent and publisher to represent the novel. Here is Chapter 11 drawn from the book. It might make more sense if you read the chapters (1-3 and 6) posted at the link above before reading this chapter, if you haven’t already. The book is complete, but I’ll post more chapters from time to time. This is a fictional retelling of a…

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Welcome to Stoned Cherry

Welcome to Stoned Cherry

I’m learning that launching a new blog is a bit like starting a novel. I want to make the lead as strong as possible, with enough of a hook, to immediately pull in the reader. I have a general idea where I want things to go, but I know that there will be plot twists and unexpected developments along the way, and the ultimate destination remains an open question. I’m open to epiphanies. So that’s my lead paragraph, and I…

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