I write a lot of short stories. Many of you are familiar with my collections, such as Attack of the Vampire Weenies and The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies. Those books are very popular in schools. Once in a while, I'll write a story that contains an item, a scene, or an action that might be inappropriate for a classroom. So if a story involves bringing a weapon to school (even if it is a seemingly useless alien death ray), gambling in a casino (even if it is in a video game), or stealing steroids (okay — that one is just plain bad), that story wouldn't, and shouldn't, go into the Weenies books. I don't want my books to get banned from any school, and I don't want to cause problems for teachers or librarians. But, thanks to how amazingly easy and inexpensive it is to produce an ebook, I can now share these stories with my fans. By the way, if your parents have a problem with a book of "inappropriate" stories, tell them, "I'm pretty sure the author is using the word ironically." That will both satisfy and impress them. As for the rest of the title, I say "mostly" because not all of the stories have inappropriate elements. Some are just weird or twisted, and some just didn’t seem right for the Weenies collections. But all of them are good. Enjoy.
"Thanks, Mrs. Zambini," I said as my last customer of the day paid me. Phew. I'd been mowing lawns all week and I was beat. But now for the good part — spending the money.