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Chapter Three: “A Glorious Death”

September 15, 2011 by  
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(“Catcher in the rye” by Kamiyari) Chapter Three     Two hours later, Karl was still parked outside the Sisters of Charity Children’s Home. He lowered his torso as a compact green-colored car passed. Behind the wheel was a brown-skinned woman with tight curly hair. She drove by at least three times a day, though never […]

Notes on my Max Beckley novels

September 6, 2011 by  
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(*Old Mill Road, Richmond Town – Photos by Joe) The most exciting thing about starting the novel process for me is that the impetus forms completely outside of my control. That is to say, I could never write a novel, but there’s something outside of my scope of understanding that can. In the beginning, silly, abstract thoughts form the basis for what I believe […]

Chapter Two: “In Her Arms”

September 5, 2011 by  
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(Heaven in Her Arms-WALL by ‘vhm-alex) Chapter Two     Four people appeared in the gloom above Max’s crib. His eyes darted to the small-featured face of Father Raja, and then settled on the compassionate, lighter-brown face of the nun, Tooti. He looked deep into her eyes and wanted her to lift him so he […]

Chapter One: “God is Forgiveness”

September 1, 2011 by  
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 (Most Holy Redeemer Church, NYC – Photo/Photoshopped by Joe)   Chapter One      Late one morning Karl became aware of a subtle change in the air. He had been sitting in a car, stationed outside a Miami orphanage. Through the back window, he spotted a taxi that had just turned onto the street. An uncanny, […]

Max’s Story

August 30, 2011 by  
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(Max Beckley – Uncredited picture Photoshopped by Joe) For way too long I’ve been yakking about how I wrote two books about Max Beckley’s plight. He’s a Revolutionary War soldier who was abducted during the Battle of Brooklyn by the same demons that haunt me now. I’m gonna share the first few chapters of the first novel. They are still a bit rough. The working […]

First three chapters of SURFACE IN HEAVEN

September 19, 2010 by  
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  Click here to buy “Surface in Heaven”   –  <<I removed this post. You can read a sample of SiH on>> Click here to buy “Surface in Heaven”   

See The Light

July 24, 2010 by  
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(South Street – Photos by Joe) The five of us all gazed at a blue neon glow that was brightest by the Fish Market Restaurant on South Street. I shuffled my feet, blinked, squinted, and pretended to look real hard. Don’t know if the shuffling of the feet worked, but I did my best not to […]

My E-Book is on

July 3, 2010 by  
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(Cover by Joe) Click here to buy my book on – THE VIRGIN KING by Joseph Fullam. Click on the link to read the first three chapters: THE VIRGIN KING. I will post some thoughts on THE VIRGIN KING later. Here are my STORIES and PHOTOS 

Cover for my E-Book

June 25, 2010 by  
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(The Virgin King E-book cover) The above is my first try at a cover for my e-book that I will put up on in a week or so. I found a photo of young Henry VIII and made a few changes using Photoshop. I’m not satisfied, but it will do for the time being.  <<Click […]

BP’s Short Stories and Novel Excerpt

April 15, 2010 by  
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Okay, as my readers know we’re coming up on a year online at So I’m doing a little retrospective. If you missed it, here is some fiction I posted that was written for venues other than this site. Short Stories THE SOUNDS WE MAKE  – This one was written to help clear my head after DARK CHILD, which is below. Dark […]

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