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Short Stories

The Bitter Climb

The Bitter Climb

When a disgruntled young climber joins his friends on a summit attempt of Canada's Mount Robson, he finds that nightmares, like dreams, can come true.

The President Is Missing

The President Is Missing

It's hard to imagine what could have happened to the most protected man on the planet, but when White House staff discover that the President is missing, his closest ally is not surprised.

Awkward

Awkward

When a prominent Massachusetts chemist Robert Levenplatter finally succumbs to lung cancer, his adult children Nina and Luke, along with his favorite nephew RPL setup a makeshift operating room in Levenplatter’s garage.

The Bear

The Bear

While most of us fear the thought of being chased by a bear, accidental mountain-cyclist Dave Chicago found that unintentionally chasing a bear to be equally hair-raising.

STALL

STALL

Each of us has thought about running out of time, just maybe not like this.

The First Ride - The Real Story of Santa Caus

The First Ride - The Real Story of Santa Caus

Forget Kris Kringle, Sinterklaas, and St. Nick. It's about time you learned the truth. In the 1870's in rural Hopeville, Connecticut, the Clauses came to work Max Pepin's farm. Christmas hasn't been the same since. This is a Christmas story you've been waiting for.

Gleason Snickell and the Search for Love

Gleason Snickell and the Search for Love

When pre-teen Gleason Snickell grows weary of his inattentive parents, he acquiesces to the pleas of a digitally-orphaned seven-year-old and together embarks on the most important journey of all; the search for love.

The Phone and Other Short Stories

The Phone and Other Short Stories

"Gary Paul Bryant will wheel your gurney down the paranormal corridors of Life Everlasting, whether you're willing or not. A must-read short story collection for vivisectionist aficionados, fantasy enthusiasts and all the rest of us hanging on to dear life." - Jack Archibald

Five Dolls

Five Dolls

A grandmother's tragic childhood comes roaring back to life with unexpected consequences while telling bedtime stories to her adopted granddaughter in this very short story by Gary Paul Bryant.

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Digitally Abandoned Children: Should We be Worried?

In my story “Gleason Snickell and the Search for Love”, twelve-year-old Gleason plots with his nine year old neighbor to run away from home, mainly because they were feeling the pain of neglect of a dysfunctional family. It wasn’t because dad was an alcoholic, or that mom turned tricks when she should have been helping […]

In search of perfection: Learning to type (again)

I’m typing this now. I’ve been practicing on and off for 50 years. I should be good. I suck. I’m of the opinion that I simply can’t improve from where I am.  I seem to be at the great wall of Hermes with no gate or doorway in site. I cannot break through. My fingers […]

Blue & Lonesome: The Stones in 3 Days

I remember practicing my drums to a  ‘Under my Thumb’ from the 1966 release of Aftermath. That was a long time ago. Who would have thought that that very same group would still be recording, and releasing a fresh new batch of old blues standards, sounding as good, if not better, than they did in […]

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Videos

Ocean Walls
The Race - Music Animation Video from UpToons
Triatta - a Song of Joy

About

Gary has established himself as a technologist, author, and award-winning media creative in music, digital animation, and web design. He's an eight-time ASCAP award-winning songwriter with more than three hundred published works. In his spare time, he writes short stories.


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