Shelly Reuben's Recent Stories

Mrs. Penny’s Girl Scouts

I was born after the era when movie stars sparkled on the silver screen, bigger, brighter, and more glamorous than ..


A Poem: I have recently learned

By Shelly Reuben I have recently learned, I’m embarrassed to say (And in knowing I’m now panic-stricken) Of the arduous trials in the ..


View from the Top of the Stairs

My little guy’s name is Homer, and he is a ferret. His name could just as easily be Rover or Lassie, ..


Nothing Works … Everything Works

A lover dreams that he’ll be loved; He plans and plots and schemes. He writes his sweetheart poems in Pursuance of his dreams. ..


Condolence Call: A Short Story by Shelly Reuben

Old guys like me fall in love at least once a week. It is a harmless occupation more akin to ..


So you want strong women? Read Edna Ferber

This saga recounts my quest to find a novel that could grab my attention like a hand gripping my throat ..


Hyacinth - A Short Story

A short story by Shelly Reuben June 1, 2018 Hyacinth was 20 years old when ..


The book tour diet

Is it a pleasure, or is it a pain… The launch of a brand new book? Regardless of which (for me it’s ..


Sue Grafton – End of an Alphabet

I usually keep my two careers somewhat divided. As a mystery novelist, I write about crime, motive, and opportunity. As a ..


Gone but not Forgotten – Objects, Idioms and Attitudes

First and foremost, I miss telephones. Real ones with heavy bases we could rest on our laps, key pads we ..


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