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About kingmidget

About the name. I was the youngest of four. Until I got to kindergarten, I didn't have much to say. All I had to do to get what I wanted was to point, and a sibling, or loving parent, would fulfill my request. As a result, my father coined the nickname -- King Midget. At least that's the way the story goes. I am a father, husband, friend, and lover, writer, runner, pizza maker, baker, and many other things. What I am not is my occupation. It is my job that pays the bills and provides for my family. But, it does not define me.

Northville is coming

I’m just about done with finalizing Northville Five & Dime for publication. The cover is a bit of a challenge. I’m still working on the fonts, but am curious what people think about these two…

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The Irrepairable Past

Just short of two weeks into the release of The Irrepairable Past, 35 people have downloaded the e-book or bought the paperback. And the reviews are starting. Carrie Rubin, author of the medical thrillers The Bone Curse, Eating Bull, and The Seneca Scourge (and … Continue reading

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Bob the egret says, “Buy This Book!”

After years in the wilderness of writer’s block and indie publishing frustration – a lethal combination – I’m back. The first of what I hope to be four novellas published over the next year or so is now live on … Continue reading

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These Parts

A response to Trent Lewin’s short story of the same name. It struck something in me and I wanted to take a different approach. These Parts Your lips, soft and warm and moist. They whispered against my skin. I brushed … Continue reading

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Wark Creek

  Rippling water Reflecting light And shadows   Rushing   Whispering ripples Filling quiet And sound   Falling   Dancing sun Sparkling bright And clear   Running   Nature dances Peaceful sounds And signs

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There Is No Can’t In Writing

I just read part of a thread on Twitter. It was prompted by a writer who saw a FB conversation about whether writers should write stories with a narrator or POV from a gender other than their own. The writer … Continue reading

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What Do We Hide?

What do we hide As we walk down the street Wrapped in shirts and blouses Pants and skirts   What do we hide Behind our laughing smiles When we grimace and frown Or just turn away   What do we … Continue reading

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