About the Stories

Yes, I am going to tell you a little about each of the 21 stories in A Token of My Affliction. I might say a little about what it was like write the story, how the idea came about, what sorts of things I was concerned with while writing it.

Being a writer is weird. For me, I mean.

Bloodline
Renee is Bewildered
Easter, or, It’s All About Me
Dear Dave Bidini
Spontaneous Generation
Dog Story
I Am a Rich Man
Baptism
Feminine Protection
Invisible Friends
Not the Battleship Potemkin
Revelation
Flight
How It Is
Hockey Jesus Jesus Hockey
Weather
Thirteen Ways
Halo & Epiphany
O Once In Her Life Tell Your Mother She’s Beautiful
Some Of This Is True
Very Star
Everything