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 Fiction & Other Writings


Dinner With A Corpse - Detective Winston murder mystery
Murder: Circa 1740 - Detective Winston murder mystery
The Brimfield Web - Detective Winston murder mystery
Caught In The Crossfire - roman à clef show-biz thriller


Novellas and Anthologies


Ben and Clarissa

An Accidental Journey

Clarissa, the Gallery 

The Jeremy Saunders Stories

Ben and Clarissa Stories

More Ben and Clarissa Stories

The Embezzler
Jeremy Saunders
Christmas In July
The Theatre Bug

The Intern
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town 
Valentine's Day
The Mural
The Novel

The Piano Lesson
The Audition
The Ballet Class
The Backer's Audition
Women on Broadway
The Agenda
The Countdown
The Waiting Game

The Gallery
Alive and Well in the Hamptons
Hamptons Revisited
East Village Experience
The Art of Couture
Rural New York

Murder and Mayhem

Mister C Letters

The Archaeology of Murder
Nicolette Taylor Murder Mysteries

The Garbage Can
The Woodfield Hunt Club
The Arrowhead



Claudine and Andy Mysteries
The Dress
The SOHO Art Show
Madame Sarah

Detective Winston Murder Mysteries
Restoration Murder
Time Doesn’t Heal Everything


Technology Hater
House and Car Hater
Fake Food Hater
The Politically Correct Hater
Weather Hater
The Idiot Driver Hater
Sun and Water Hater
Robocall and Telemarketer Hater
Bottled Water and Hump-Back Hater
The New Lexicon Hater
Tattoo Hater


Political Hack Hater
Picture Hater
Wardrobe Hater
Environmentalist Hater
Spastic Gyration Hater
Television Commercial Hater
Parking Lot Hater
Pop Music Hater
New Lexicon Hater - Redux
Text Language and Acronym Hater
Disease Paranoia Hater


Short Works

Daisy Has Me Well Trained - humorous CNF
How To Get Stung By A Dead Bee - humorous sketch
The Question - flash fiction
A Note From Mister C - humorous flash fiction
Hell Hath No Fury - short story
No-Way - 100 word humorous sketch
Birds of a Feather - short story
The Scholarship - short story
Lonely - creative nonfiction
A New Tomorrow - short story
Another Day In Paradise... - non-fiction sketch
The Deception - short story
The Commission - short story
The Cove - short story
The Tree Stump - flash fiction
A Florida Anecdote - The Parking Space - non-fiction sketch
It's Better In New York - An Open Letter - non-fiction sketch
The Pinball Machine of My Mind - humorous sketch
I Wonder About the Squirrel - non-fiction sketch
Mornings on Daisy's Porch - children's flash fiction
Tristan and the Encounter - short story
The Metaphor - flash fiction
Tina - short story
The Contract - flash fiction
Mister C's Dream Home - short story
Columbus Was Wrong - humorous sketch
Gary Campbell - flash fiction
Eight Dozen Cookies - short story

The Precipitous Writing Career of Evelyn Jones - short story
A Second Career - short story
Syncopated Destiny - flash fiction
Synchronized Chaos - short story
The Department of Stupidity - humorous flash fiction
Lydia-F - short story
Ronkonkoma - non-fiction sketch
Shorts and a Tee-Shirt - humorous sketch
The Concerto - short story
The New Kid On The Block - short story
46 West Drive - non-fiction sketch
9/12 - memorial sketch
The Ransom - humorous sketch
Quitting Smoking - humorous sketch
Snack Time - humorous sketch
Murphy's Famous Clam Chowder - humorous sketch
Frustration - humorous flash fiction
The Sam - humorous sketch
Scotch on the Rocks - short story
Daisy's Life - 6 vignettes for children
Three Pieces of Swiss Cheese - humorous flash fiction
Harbor Neck - short story
Shades of Grays - short story
A Cup Of Tea - short story
The Christmas Feast - short story
The Next Surgeon General Is Missing - short story
The Brimfield Sketch Book - non-fiction collection
The Dome - short story



The Eye of the Storm

The Eye of the Storm
The Land of the Living Dead
Winter's Grace
Old New York
The End
The Lake
Plastic People
Woody Allen Movies
The End of April
Yellow Tulips
Sneezes and Wheezes
The Town Crier of Comics

A Profound Sadness
Times Remembered
New Beginnings
Winter solstice
That Is The Question
You And I
I Look At The Sea
In Love Forever
How I Love You
There Is No Such Thing As The Moon

A Boat in a Tree

Moments Yet To Come
A Special Warmth
Your Picture
Being Old
First Awakenings
New Tomorrows
Back To Who I Am
Summer - Winter
Munchkin Creatures
To Go Forward
Pathways of Time
As Good As It's Going To Get
After The Storm
The Tree of Life
An Empty Life
Late Afternoon
A Book
One Last Time
A Half-Dozen Little Necks

The Music of Time
Why God?
Half Empty Bed
The Precipice of Sanity
The Storm That's Coming
The 4th of July
Narcissism Extraordinaire
The First Heat Wave
Gentle Breezes
The Ages of Time
I'll Take Manhattan
An Alternate Universe At Home in New York
The Age of Technology
Another Lifetime The Romance of Home
We're Going Home
The Butterflies Are Back Eternity
The River of Time
The Dogma of Grief
Building a Bridge On a Roller-Coaster of Fate
The Quest (complete)
To Start Another Day
The Crooked Tree
Christmas Images
A Pocket Full of Weeks
A Boat in a Tree

For Lydia - The Poetry of Grief

Haiku and Three Line Poetry


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Read the Journals

Ariel Chart, Bookends Review, Dual Coast Magazine, Eskimo Pie, Every Writer, Flash Fiction Magazine, Foliate Oak Literary Magazine, Friday Flash Fiction, Grey Sparrow Journal, Inwood Indiana, Leaves of Ink, Literally Stories,  Mused Literary Review, Mystic Blue Review, RumbleFish Press, Visitant

Theatre & Film
Second Street - musical drama
Ripper - screenplay
Mysteries Can Be Murder - play
Death And Bathtub Gin - play with music
Dinner Date With Death - play with music
Television - dramatic monologue
Marriage And Other Happenings - musical

Other Writings



Glossary and Indices

A Composers’ Problem – 1972
A Doublers’ Dilemma
A Performers’ Dilemma: How To Choose A Coach, Pianist Or Arranger
Hasn’t Bernstein’s Time Come?
Master Class: Neil Bonsanti
Master Class: Whitney Tustin

Music Theory In The High School
Save The Theatres
So You Want To Be A Composer…?
Teaching Materials For The Oboe
The Plight Of The Struggling Songwriter
What Kind Of Songs Belong In Children’s Theatre Musicals?
Why Not The Oboe?

A Glossary Of Symbols Frequently Used In Avant Garde Music
New Music For The Oboe 1, 2 and 3

Leonard Bernstein: A Biographical Sketch



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