Doug Hawley is a little old man who lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon USA with editor, picture taker and musician Sharon and cat Kitzhaber (named for a disgraced former Oregon governor). Previously he taught math and was an actuary. Now he volunteers at a non-profit bookstore Booktique in support of his local library and volunteers at his local park Tryon. He was inspired to restart writing by reading “Wild” by local author” Cheryl Strayed”. His stories in many fiction and non-fiction areas have been published in several journals as indicated on his website.
Catch up with Doug’s work in a variety of genres, lengths and humo(u)r at (ahem) https://sites.google.com/site/aberrantword/
When Planets Miss
Cat of Hanley – If you enjoyed this story there are three more to delight at this address http://www.fictionontheweb.co.uk/2016/07/hanley-trilogy-by-doug-hawley.html
Better – Better originally appeared in the defunct Nugget Tales.