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Short Stories by Don Calderwood

 
LIFE
AND HOW IT GETS THAT WAY

 

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"Life and How It Gets That Way is filled with lyrical descriptions that catch you unawares and then keep you reading until you reach the end of each story. And what stories these are! Don Calderwood writes about people who are lost, people looking for answers or relief or rescue... with characters whose experiences have a vague (and slightly scary) similarity to your own life, just enough to make you connect and understand." Nancy Christie, Professional Writer, Short Story Author

What a ride!  Absolutely gripping!  The twists and turns in The Kiss had me at the edge of my seat…when all of a sudden the end just knocked me for a loop.  I never in a million years saw it coming!"  Cheri K., Cleveland

“I wasn’t prepared for the humor in many of the stories - it was fresh, quite different, really funny. Loved it! Thanks!” J.S., Chicago, IL

“Really good stories. Unexpected twists and turns, and really entertaining.”  Dave R., Pittsburgh, PA

“So, that’s how life gets that way, huh? Your characters are something else, and what they get into is a ‘Wow.’ Nice work.” Nancy V., Cleveland, OH

 "These highly entertaining short stories cover a wide range events and situations,  such as a surprising and passionate first kiss, and how all the craziness begins in life and then surely continues. The very different relationship in The Last Tango in Cleveland surely shows this, as do others. The final story of a couple dealing with a very odd visitor to their home as all their lives wheel suddenly in a new direction no one expected is no exception. Whether serious or peppered with humor, all stories twist and turn in surprising ways, because it’s life and “how it gets that way.”

Entertaining? Well done? Reviewers say so, and what shouldn’t be missed is The Last Tango in Cleveland, as well as Mister Rahjah’s Neighborhood."

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 BOOK SPECS:

  • Paperback: 234 pages

  • Publisher: Virtualbookworm.com Publishing (June 8, 2015-2017)

  • Language: English

  • ISBN-10: 1621377172

  • ISBN-13: 978-1621377177

  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches

  • Shipping Weight: 12.3 ounces

  • Paper:  Acid-free paper

  • Author:  Don Calderwood

  • Cover Design:  Kristen Stuart, Lodestar Visions

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       CONTENTS, STORIES, and TITLES. for Life, and How It Gets That Way

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The KissAuthor, Don Calderwood

The Time of His Life

Picasso, Three Breasts, and the FBI

Eloise and DuLac

Great Uncle Al and Charlie the Dude

Last Tango in Cleveland

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Writing in all stories is significantly different

The Waiting Game

The Purge

The Gospel According to Bob

Mister Rahjah’s Neighborhood

Whatever You Say: Truth

Turn on a Dime

About the Author

Don Calderwood

Don Calderwood was born and raised in Pittsburgh when ‘Big Steel’ was still king, and the mills all up and down the three rivers would spit fire from their stacks into the night skies. Where you begin life, the author has said, makes an immeasurable impact on you. Pittsburgh is where his creative writing began. 

Later graduating from Kent State, he held positions in Cleveland as a social worker, investigator, and a salesman before opening his own writing services company years ago now. It was here that Don honed his writing and craft. His freelance writing and creative services for business clients won a good number of awards for brochures, newsletters, and websites.

Don lives in Northern Ohio with his Significant Other, the creative and skilled graphic designer and illustrator, Kristen E. Stuart. 

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