Fiction. A selection of 33 short stories. They range from Southern realism to science fiction and fantasy. A of the stories are in Southern dialect. Two are set in Japan. One is set in India. One is set in Hong Kong. Two are set in Macedonia. A young girl is the main character in one fiction. A young boy is the main character in another. A cocker spaniel and bears are the center of other stories. Most of these stories have been published in magazines worldwide.