A collection of ten short stories exploring the relationships between fathers and their children. The good, the bad, and the awful.
A dying single father, in one of his last acts, gives his sixteen-year-old daughter a beat-up pistol. “If you ever find yourself up shit creek, then here’s your paddle.” (“Tender, Like My Heart”)
Arriving unexpectedly, a man takes his twelve-year-old son out of school for ice cream. But the boy squirms as his father asks too many questions about his estranged wife’s love life.
STATUS: Four stories completed, one submitted and accepted for publication, others in progress.