Short Stories

No Muse is an Island

No Muse is an Island

This prequel to Ferry to Cooperation Island takes place eight months before the novel starts. It’s about a writer who’s struggling to write. Read part I with coupon code NOMUSE

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Sail Your Worries Away

This prequel to Ferry to Cooperation Island takes place one month before the novel starts. Two sailors share a circumnavigation of Brenton Island—which just might lead to something new. Read part 1

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Kids’ Stories

As an author, I’ve received many invitations to classrooms. A teacher once told me that the most popular person in the school is the one the kids see the least often, so they cut me a lot of slack when I drop in for a few hours.

One of my favorite ways to get those hours to fly by is to create tales as an interactive group, based on the character of Oliver. Previous stories were lost to all but our memories, but thanks to a few anonymous scribes, the ones below have been saved for posterity. Enjoy!

Sam and the Swamp Rats

And here’s a story I wrote for my nephew, Sam.