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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Climbing With Edward
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
...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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This short memoir is a homage to the trees that I have touched and that have sustained me.
Known For Her Courage
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
It was a long telescope, the kind sea captains and pirates might have used...
The Gamma Number
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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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