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Aug 14, 2023Liked by Ben Kerschberg

I love this so much. I can read this over and over. I'm taken along with the character for the ride.

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Loved this, Ben ... beautiful storytelling

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Thank you very much. I had fun with it.

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What a lovely story Ben! Great moral lesson combined with character development and plot. You’re a good writer--I just wish I had enough time to be a voracious reader on Substack! Do you have lots of stories underway, or are you coming up with these day by day?

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Sandy, thanks for your kind words. I really appreciate them. I never have more than one story underway, really, and there are times when I can't think of anything to write about. Prompts help. Now, drawing -- there's a skill for which I would give up plenty of stories not yet (or already) written.

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I have challenges figuring out what to sketch each day but my drawings often just take a few minutes. I’d be writing all day long to develop stories like yours!

PS I bet you could do little drawings to illustrate these. A little penguin wouldn’t be hard 😍

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If I tried to draw a penguin, it would look like something out of one of the Aliens movies. Seriously. Or a velociraptor or bird-eating spider.

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Ha! Which might perfectly explain a fear of penguins.....🤣

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