Dear Author,

Thank you for your interest in the chronicles. By now, you're probably wondering why I would contact you and other writers I have known, after so many years have passed. Well, I thought it would be a great idea to do an anthology. It's an idea that I have been sleeping on for about 20 years (no pun intended). It's called "The Rip Van Wrinkle Chronicles: A Revolutionary Reawakening." Yes, Rip Van "Wrinkle" is not a typo! A "wrinkle," according to Webster's dictionary, is also "a novel idea, an ingenious trick, or device; a clever innovation."

Rip Van Winkle wasn't just a story about a henpecked husband who wanted to get away from his nagging wife so he slept in the woods for 20 years. When Rip Van Winkle fell asleep the Revolutionary war had just started. And when he woke up he was surprised to find out the war was over and the states had won their independence from England and King George III. A good analogy for what is happening today. Rip Van Winkles on a larger scale are the sheeple who are in a somnambulistic trance from their "nagging," over-protective and over-reaching government. You can help wake them up! However, if you are just content to be like a docile sheep, then write something about sleeping and dreaming!

We are no longer accepting submissions for this anthology project.

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Read Washington Irving's original story of "Rip Van Winkle" (pdf)

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Domestic Tortoises is collection of poems and essays by the author commenting on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Other poems on various subjects make this a very satisfying eclectic collection of wit and humor that is unique and even profound. It was first published in 2005 as a soft cover book by WarFolly Press. This is the first Kindle edition. Illustrated.

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The third collection of poetry from the author is somewhat of a departure from the romantic and erotic themes of the previous two ebooks. Poems That Thump in the Dark explores the dark and mysterious side of the human condition and presents a unique perspective on existence

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This is the author's followup ebook to "Dante Street." Metaphysical Ballet is a collection of romantic and erotic poetry with emphasis on classical and mythological themes.

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Dante Street

A collection of inspired poems recounting the author's insights and reflections on love, sex and politics while traveling on the New York City subway.

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