My Writings

Stuff I have written under my real name or my pen name, Harley Staggars. You may read some of what is posted here on-line by opening the entry and clicking the link at the bottom. Those with links to Kindle offerings at Amazon.com will cost $2.99 to download, and those linking to earlcarlson.com are available only as hard copy at a cost dictated by the publisher. Five or six will be free sites, and some are simply not available at this time.
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A Song for Small Furry Creatures:  "Our leaders must be made aware  of the perils that we dare  when youngsters are allowed to wear  inappropriate underwear."

A Song for Small Furry Creatures: "Our leaders must be made aware of the perils that we dare when youngsters are allowed to wear inappropriate underwear.

Hotsy -- a Narrative History  This is an elaboration on a true story told to me by a wino called Tokay Red over fifty years ago in Pete and Gil Rocha's tramp labor camp in Greenfields, California. I believe the original Hog Head Mama and her daughter lived in Fresno, but I have no idea what their real names were.

Harlingen Army Air Field, Texas—Elizabeth L. Gardner of Rockford, Illinois, WASP (Women’s Airforce Service Pilot) pilot, takes a look around before sending her plane streaking down the runway at the air base

Haskell and Jennifer, in the company of her long-dead parents, travel sideways through time to experience alternate realities in different and diverging timestreams. http://earlcarlson.com/welcome-3/books/world-enough-and-time-2/#sthash.Vw3oyZaa.dpbshttp://www.amazon.com/World-Enough-Time-Harley-Staggars/dp/0692361634/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1421271060&sr=1-4

In World Enough and Time Haskell Yngren and Jennifer Jessup, with Jennifer’s long-dead parents leading the way, travel back in time to witness historical events and sideways through alternate…

"Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow" A young soldier, in the midst of a battle raging on a Pacific island, suddenly finds himself in a brightly lit corridor, with no idea where he is or how he got there. This story, under the pen name, Harley Staggars, appears on-line in the February 2014 issue of Eunoia Review. htp://eunoiareview.wordpress.com/2014/02/22/tomorrow-and-tomorrow-and-tomorrow/

"Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow" A young soldier, in the midst of a battle raging on a Pacific island, suddenly finds himself in a brightly lit corridor, with no idea where he is or how he got there. This story, under the pen name, Harley Staggars, appears on-line in the February 2014 issue of Eunoia Review. htp://eunoiareview.wordpress.com/2014/02/22/tomorrow-and-tomorrow-and-tomorrow/

"A Bedtime Story* for Shoe-Bearing Creatures" What's an octopotamus to do when he finds himself  so far away from the Sea of Serendipity on the lawn of Mr. J. Wimpole Flusterbut?           The drawing is by the late Professor Herman Somberg, a good friend and art professor at the University of Minnesota. * with footnotes

Herman Somberg taught painting and drawing at the University of Minnesota. He had studied at the Art Students' League in New York, and had shared a studio with Franz Klein.

This book is a collection of four short stories: Cosmology, Chaos and Classic Cars;   Guardian of the Green Door;   Doctor Smithers’ Groupie; and  Somebody Died. Though humorous in tone, the stories reflect the writer's thoughts on life and death, the soul, reality and imagination, and the nature of time. http://www.amazon.com/Blasphemy-ebook/dp/B003VRZVPS/ref=sr_1_5?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1349459005&sr=1-5&keywords=earl+carlson

Doctor Smithers’ Groupie Cosmology, Chaos and Classic Cars Waiting for Ms Right Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow . Sanctuary Butterflies and Bludgeons Perpendicularity Guardian of the G…

Harry had escaped from sepia-toned reality of middle-America out into a kaleidoscope of color in the South Pacific. In a very real sense, he had run away to sea; he was now beyond the reach of the brothers’ insidious schemes and the constant sniping of their lazy-bitchy wives. He had left all cares and worries behind him.  But he had also left Emily behind and, though he retained no actual memory of her, he was aware of a burning emptiness in his soul – an emptiness that only Emily could…

Doctor Smithers’ Groupie Cosmology, Chaos and Classic Cars Waiting for Ms Right Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow .

This novella is serialized in Novella T.  http://www.novella-t.com/subscribe/ "How does one prepare for a duel? What are the details that must be arranged? If one has already drafted a will and made one’s funeral arrangements; if one has no family to inform; no pets for which to find new homes; no rents in one’s life in need of repair; no letters to write; no goodbyes to be said; then how does one fill the hours between the challenge and the sunrise three days hence?"

This novella is serialized in Novella T. http://www.novella-t.com/subscribe/ "How does one prepare for a duel? What are the details that must be arranged? If one has already drafted a will and made one’s funeral arrangements; if one has no family to inform; no pets for which to find new homes; no rents in one’s life in need of repair; no letters to write; no goodbyes to be said; then how does one fill the hours between the challenge and the sunrise three days hence?"

"Damnation" -- Einar witnesses the sinking of his hometown beneath the black waters of an ancient lake, which triggers memories of his boyhood in a North Woods logging community.  http://earlcarlson.com/welcome-3/books/snoose-boulevard-and-points-north/#sthash.QH7ff984.dpbs

The real and artificial Christmas tree can be bought both from local chain store. The best place to get a real and crude Christmas tree, and also to see a wide

"Great Ideas" and liberal thinking. Every great idea, along with a few real stinkers, was a liberal idea at conception.

Auguste Rodin – The Thinker, Musée Rodin, Paris, France. Loved this museum and the chance to see this amazing sculpture.

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