300 short stories:: story 114

story: The Eleventh Floor author: Charles Baxteryear: 1998where: Abu Dhabi, bedroom, sleepy note: father and son story (and story about mortality) a line: “Oh, I get it. You went up north looking for nature, and you found it, and you brought it back, and there it, I mean she, is. Overbite, straight hair, chapped hands, whopping tits, and all.”


100 days 100 short stories:: story 48 & 49

story: Gryphon author: Charles Baxter year: 1985 where: Reem Island note: substitute facts! a line: "My feeling is, if you don't like a word, you don't have to use it." story: The Rich Brother author: Tobias Wolff year: 1985 where: kitchen table, after midnight note: reread a line: “What Pete had come to, as far as he … Continue reading 100 days 100 short stories:: story 48 & 49