Douglas Young
DOUGLAS YOUNG
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BIOGRAPHY
Dr. Douglas Young was a political science professor for over 33 years before becoming a full-time writer. His essays, poems, and short stories have appeared in a variety of publications, and his first novel, Deep in the Forest, was published in 2021 and received rave reviews.
STORIES
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As expected on a Monday morning, the clinic’s waiting room was crowded. There were a few old couples who were quiet, with the wives generally reading and the husbands looking around or watching TV.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
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ulissa Ye relished all the comfortable little routines and quietude defining her part-time job at The Bookery, downtown’s last small, locally-owned bookstore.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
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“The Police are coming to the Omni!” Addison shouted across the campus quadrangle in early October of 1983.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
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After lunch the family sat on the back porch chatting leisurely, watching who was walking down the street, and speaking to those they knew.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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Paisley Parker was the dark-haired, freckle-faced, green-eyed girl in Fitzhugh’s freshman English class who had said nary a word the whole term.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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On the first day of ninth grade, Fitzhugh Hardee Rainwater met the girl who immediately took up permanent residence deep in his heart.
- Length: 19 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
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Red’s Place was the starting point for what would arguably become the most (in)famous story in the history of Semmes County.
- Length: 27 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars