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My Last Summer with Cass by Mark Crilley

review by VJ Miller, Sr.
Words and Illos by Mark Crilley

My Last Summer With Cass is a coming of age story. Two young girls from different parts of the country meet when their parents rent cabins in Topinabee, Mich. Megan is from Illinois, Cass is from Pennsylvania. Both have a budding interest in art.

They both decide to emblazon their art together on one wall in the cabin then realize they are going to be in deep trouble. Their parents must tell the manager what has beenĀ  done to the wall. They are saved from punishment by an an unlikely source who just loves their art. It is suggested to their parents that both girls should be enrolled in art classes. Continue reading My Last Summer with Cass by Mark Crilley

To Get Her Together: short story from Realms Uncharted

by VJ Miller, Sr.

This story can be also seen in my anthology of short stories, “Realms Uncharted – Tales From the Past, Present & Future” that is currently available on Amazon Kindle and in PB.

Realms 3DSOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED. That’s what the cover on the box said. Sherman had no idea exactly how much that simple statement meant. His balding, rotund, elderly figure could scarcely handle getting the crate in from the front porch where the bellicose delivery man left it. Even the enticement of a healthy tip and a cool drink could not get the indolent bastard to bring it any farther than the front porch. He reminded Sherman, in his imperious manner, of the words emblazoned on the side of his delivery van: “Door to Door Service”; it said nothing about carrying it inside. To hell with him. He’d do it himself. Continue reading To Get Her Together: short story from Realms Uncharted