Delighted to welcome Lynn Otty to the Cafe and Bookstore with her debut release. Having a Ball & Other Stories.
Having a Ball is a collection of seventeen short stories that deal in varying ways with the human condition. Lynn Otty’s characters range from children at the beginning of life’s adventures through to adulthood and the frustrations of old age. Their situations will amuse, sometimes shock but always entertain the reader. This is her debut collection.
Lynn is sharing an extract from one of her stories.
Sunrise in Chiran
Corporal Masahiro Nakamura stepped out into the dawn garden and inhaled deeply, filling his lungs with fresh mountain air. Was he ready?
He looked down at the paper still clutched in his right hand and reread the words, crafted by an artistic hand in traditional calligraphy.
In blossom today, then scattered:
Life is so…
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