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About bahelberg1

Since I first touched a pencil to paper, I've been writing. Where that passion has taken me as I lived life is explored in my Primary blog, . I love animals, including race horses, about whom I have written much, and I've always had a dog in my life. Shouldn't animals have their say? In my Second Primary blog, , I give them a chance to speak. In the Composite blog , I explore my life's journey and observations. Other interests -- poetry, sports, photography, thankfulness, story ideas, self-publishing, story art, fiction, and more -- get their due in my other (17) blogs. I'm from a rural community in Ohio, lived nine years in Vermont, then returned to my native Henry County in 1980. I've worked for various local newspapers and attended classes in writing over the years before retiring to free-lancing in 2008. It was after my migration back to Ohio that I began BAT Publishing in earnest. It is strictly a self-publishing enterprise in that I publish my own works -- novels, novelettes, short stories with my Roughcraft Art -- in my own softcover, or loose-leaf notebook, designs. My photos and artwork are also incorporated in the books. Prior to this endeavor, I produced a periodic story booklet for young writers only entitled "Connections". Its success sparked my interest in self-publishing my own titles.

A Christmastide Happy Ending

… BA Helberg’s Amazon Author’s Page: I still like the following short story, one I wrote many years ago when my children were small, because I was able to give it a happy ending, something I have not always … Continue reading

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Flying High

It’s at Amazon books! Scary stuff, as in Stephen King scary, makes up our anthology edited by bestselling Amazon author Dan Alatorre. It’s available at Amazon via paperback, or Kindle edition, and as an audible book. See my Amazon Author … Continue reading

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InterlockED Chapters

Paperback and Kindle orders for the scary anthology “The Box Under the Bed” are available at Amazon. With 19 other authors, I have a short story in that paperback book. My story is titled “Interlock”, and it was written as … Continue reading

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It Will Not Be Long

WRITERS wanted for Dan Alatorre’s blog: If you’re interested in writing contests, and, or, anthology writing, check with Dan! Source: It Will Not Be Long

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Finishing and Beginning…

As I was finishing my correspondence course in Fiction Writing with the Famous Writers School out of Westport, Connecticut, I also was working on the opening chapters for “Seawind”, the immediate title I’d given my life-sustaining novel. Seawind simply was the “Lady … Continue reading

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My Great American Life-Sustaining Novel Influenced by the Film Ship of Fools Is Born

Of course, when one is in Columbus, Ohio, and is an Ohio native, one goes as The Ohio State University Buckeyes go! When I decided to start my after-high school life in Columbus, I had a brother attending The Ohio … Continue reading

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Second Chances

In the Summer months before my Senior year in high school, after gaining my parents’ confidence to paint my own room upstairs by myself (trim and all!) and while painting away for several days and contemplating my Senior year and … Continue reading

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