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Entries from January 2018

The Snowman Three Doors Down

January 14th, 2018 · No Comments

To whet your appetite, here’s the beginning of the title story from my upcoming collection, The Snowman Three Doors Down. It entwines several subplots, and is the only story I’ve written that uses prosopagnosia as a comic device. THE SNOWMAN THREE DOORS DOWN “What’s that picture doing here?” Brick asked, indicating a photo on the […]

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String Quartets

January 2nd, 2018 · No Comments

So far, I’ve written nine string quartets. Here are some descriptions. <1: AH YOUTH. A few pieces from my teens that I thought worth saving. 1: EDDIE UNCHAINED. A suite drawn from my ventriloquial musical of that name. 2: ROUNDS. Four rounds. 3: ARETINO IN SOLRÉSOL. Five erotic sonnets by Piero Aretino translated into the […]

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