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Now available, an online store where you can order signed/personalized copies of his weighty tomes in print.

Chasing Eleven

Available Now:

Chasing Eleven is a multi-genre collection of short stories by award-winning author Dan M. Kalin.

Stories Include:

    • Witch Simona thinks the president might be under an evil curse
    • Virgie can’t understand why doors are being closed in her face
    • People in the family die, after taking a road trip with Auntie Lu
    • Timothy has a frustrating life only cake can improve
    • Dave wants to visit long-lost cousins but receives strange signals
    • Lucas wants nothing more than to be a long-haul trucker (and serial killer) until a higher calling beckons
    • Even sorcerer Silver needs to settle into a new home
    • Frustrated author Leo searches for new ways to market his books
    • Brian finds new ways to finance elective surgical procedures
    • Linguist Annie Richardson discovers a puzzling artifact within all human minds
    • Breakfast and a tall tale with one of the last Oklahoma dust bowl refugees

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Good Times, Bad Times

“..Sometimes you’re the Louisville Slugger, sometimes you’re the ball..” Mark Knopfler, “The Bug“ It’s been that kind of year, hasn’t it? In my case, I’m seeing only a subset of the challenges of COVID19. Being mostly retired, my income hasn’t been significantly impacted but other challenges have risen instead. I recently was diagnosed with a …


“I tend to suspect the virtue of those who signal it.” Dan M. Kalin