Stephen J Pitzen


Stephen J Pitzen retired after 31 years from being a Case Manager for Developmentally Disabled and Mentally Ill people, first at a Sheltered Work Site, and then for 25 years at a county in Northern Minnesota. He is a Viet Nam Era Veteran, an appreciative outdoorsman, and was once described as an environmentalist waco in several area newspapers, a title he is not ashamed of. He has written four novels, many short stories and hundreds of poems. These books are easy reading honest stories of the quiet, sometimes desperate lives most of us live.


Manifest Gluttony
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 78,450. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
With the exception of a few gallons of frozen urine voided into the vastness of space by astronauts every drop of water the earth has ever had is still here. Whether as a species we have the ability to benefit much longer from this wonderful gift depends on our ability to change. Life will go on in some form, frolicking in these eternal waters long after we are gone, just as it did before us.
The Flowers of Autumn
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In 1964 Stump was far ahead of other cognitively impaired adults. His mother had refused the demands of the school and social workers to send her son to the state institution that they kindly referred to as the State School. So Stump, then known as Carl, had grown up exposed to social skills which kept his behaviors close enough to what was considered normal, that he almost fit in.
Acorn Island
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 52,180. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Acorn Island is a view of the world from the limited perspective of a squirrel. Scree’s understanding of existence is formed in the nesting tree where survival within the group of siblings teaches him to eat at any opportunity and hide whatever couldn’t be eaten then and eat it later. His life unfolds within the sweeping shift of the seasons and through the adventures survival requires of him.
Losing Henry
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 93,820. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
It's 1971 and 18 year old Henry Anderson hasn't a clue of what to do with his life and thinks the easiest way to escape the expectations of everyone who knows him is the free bus trip out a small town in Northern Minnesota the Navy Recruiter promises him.

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