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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.

The Second Time Around — Dark Visions

Dark Visions Relationships the second time around in the world of Amazon anthologies are just as rewarding and exciting as the first time we — over 20 authors — connected with Dan Alatorre’s editing and compiling skills last year (2017) … Continue reading

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The Short Story Racing Dilemma

Short Stories and Story Art The date on this original Short Story, Racing Dilemma, presented BELOW, is 1967. It’s creation was a result of my passionate interest in sports, particularly in Thoroughbred horse racing. The story was one of several … Continue reading

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The Short Story FALL and Story Awards

There always has been a dog in my life — a canine, I mean… So, it seems a natural thing for my writing to include dog stories. However, I took that to a new level after my kids were grown … Continue reading

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The Maverick POV Pace

Throughout my writing life, I’ve been a maverick with POV, character point of view. The real problem for me on POV is the fact that I really enjoy using multiple POVs, and that can easily lead to story confusion. If … Continue reading

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A Christmastide Happy Ending

BAT Publishing Stories 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 lived, nor sought to … 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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