1889 Guarding the Plate

This story is read aloud at: https://youtu.be/bwCTypC3pVA

Synopsis: Sometimes a fresh start is coveted by lovesick baseball players.

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5 thoughts on “1889 Guarding the Plate”

  1. Thank you very much. I just came up with the structure of the blog myself. I am glad you like it.
    Vielen Dank. Ich bin gerade mit der Struktur des Blogs selbst. Ich freue mich, dass es Ihnen gefällt.

  2. Superb blog! Do you have any helpful hints for aspiring writers?
    I’m planning to start my own website soon but I’m
    a little lost on everything. Would you suggest starting with a free platform like WordPress oor go for a paid option? There
    are so many options out there that I’m completely confused ..
    Any suggestions? Many thanks!

    1. Thank you for the compliment! I’m not sure I know what you are talking about (regarding your two choices), but I pay WordPress to have this site. I got my domain from GoDaddy.com. I hope this helps.

  3. This was the first short story that I wrote in 2018…my first year of fictional writings. I decided after working on its 4000+ words that I prefer to write shorter stories…2000 or less words per story. I was inspired by Fort Concho reenactments of baseball games to begin the story. Included in this first story are several ideas that have hung in my mind for years.

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