Jerome Francis Lusa

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Jerome Francis Lusa has been dabbling in writing since attending the University of Connecticut in the late 1970's. Jerome's professional career has been writing computer software systems for many businesses throughout the State of Connecticut. His numerous letters to newspaper editors have appeared in The Hartford Courant and the Glastonbury Citizen. Now that his children are grown, he has started publishing his older stories and writing new ones, all as ebooks. Jerome publishes stories under his own name, and also as his alter ego, Lorem J Fause. The themes of his stories vary from a deer's stream of consciousness, to courage, bereavement, and several stops in between. Jerome sketches the covers and artwork for his stories. In his youth, writing was a way to explore ideas. Lately it has become a way to cleanse his demons.

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Rainy Forecast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by Jerome Francis Lusa. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This story came at a somewhat dreary time in my life, a feeling that I was determined to overcome. The local newspaper had recently been publishing short stories that started out dismally and ended on a bright note. Life isn't always like that.
A Hawk's Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by Jerome Francis Lusa. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
I make no apologies for the story's anthropomorphic slant. Unlike my "The Deer Story", where the first person narrative purposefully conveys an understanding of an intelligent and social animal, here it is merely a convenience. Hawks are far less a social animal than deer, and are seemingly much less intelligent. I do not make the bold claims about hawks that I have made about deer.
The Deer Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,910. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by Jerome Francis Lusa. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
What went on in the woods after the sun set? What happened after the photographers and scientists went home? What was it like during the whole of a snowy winter night? These questions and more like them weighed heavily upon me at a time when I was also seeking answers to the larger personal questions of life.
The Stories of My Youth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012 by Jerome Francis Lusa. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many of these stories share a singular theme, the idea that I've been really lucky. Not lucky in the sense of winning at bingo or the lottery more than the average person, but in that I am still alive after so many mishaps and misadventures where natural selection would normally have selected against a peculiar set of traits.

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Climbing With Edward
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
...The mountains are close to three hundred miles north of where I live. They have always beckoned when life throws me off balance. “Come find solace amid our solitude,” they call. “Come cleanse your soul on our summits.” ...
Trees In My Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This short memoir is a homage to the trees that I have touched and that have sustained me.
Known For Her Courage
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The present short story takes the form of a movie review. The movie itself is not real; it doesn’t exist. Nor does the novel on which the movie is supposedly based exist. In short, the review itself is a complete fiction. With that said, sit back and enjoy the show. It is about two kinds of courage and a pair of strong young women. Bring your own popcorn!
What Grows By Moonlight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Oh that Love was always symmetrical, always reciprocated, always came in pairs. Alas it is not always these things, and when it is not it can spawn a most agonizing and enduring pain, that of unrequited Love. What Grows By Moonlight is a short story that tells of one man's struggle to overcome an unrequited love.
Burial at Sea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
I wasn't present when my family cast my maternal grandfather's ashes into the Atlantic Ocean. This short story is how I imagine his burial.
Anybody's Dog
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Sometimes we don't fully understand a friendship until long after it is over. This short story posthumously explores such a relationship between a boy and a unique dog, but it could be about any friendship with an unusual or peculiar being.
The Old Telescope
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It was a long telescope, the kind sea captains and pirates might have used...
The Gamma Number
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
This novella was a long time in coming. It started with an idea about a very special number, and followed where the characters led it. The characters are purely fictional. As for the Gamma Number, it might be fictional, or...?
The Lion's Cave
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short story about a prehistoric man who prepares to face the limits of human courage... "A cold sweat underneath my arms belies the courage that brought me this far. This is my cave. These are my lions."

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