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Feb.17.2014
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I was very pleased to read A Book Geek's favorable review of "The Sense of Touch."  She writes: "I found the first story, 'Hezekiah Number Three', and the last story 'Be Not Afraid of the Universe' to be two of my favorites and particularly fitting in their placement. I think the first one...
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Feb.15.2014
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I'm grateful to Melinda of West Metro Mommy Reads for her favorable review of "The Sense of Touch."  She writes: "This is one of those books that came into my life at just the right time. I had been reading a number of rather long and heavy novels and a collection of short stories was just...
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Feb.11.2014
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Many thanks to Kate from the wonderful and visually striking blog, Chronicles of a Country Girl, for her gracious review.  She writes: "One of my favorite stories was also one of the shortest: As Her Heart Is Navigated. In it, a young woman named Haley discovers that her presumptive boyfriend...
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Feb.07.2014
My gratitude to Sandie for her thoughtful review of "The Sense of Touch" on her platform, "Booksie's Blog."  She writes: "While the subject of these stories may sound bleak, that is not the feeling one gets reading them. They provide hope.... The human animal will never give up that attempt to...
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Feb.07.2014
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Enjoyed reading this very generous review from Belinda of Every Free Chance Book Reviews. She writes: "I’m pretty sure Mr. Parsons breaks just about every rule of creative writing and actually manages to pull it off. I’m not sure if he’s a... brilliant cutting edge artistic force in literature or...
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Feb.06.2014
Many thanks to Ann from "Books on the Table" for this generous and insightful review of "The Sense of Touch."  She writes: "Parsons studied English as an undergraduate at the University of Minnesota. Several years ago, he came across some o...f the stories he wrote in college, and says he was...
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Feb.05.2014
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I'm grateful to Pamela from Lavish Bookself for her kind review of "The Sense of Touch," my debut collection of short stories published by Aqueous Books.  She writes: "Parsons' writing is bold and impressive, sometimes cold and harsh. Certainly, some stories stood out more to me than others,...
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Sep.23.2013
Ron Parsons reads from his story, "The Black Hills."
I had a wonderful time taking part in a panel on the short story with some very talented authors at the Brooklyn Book Festival last week. Thanks so much to Louise Crawford, who organized the event, and fellow presenters Gregory Spatz ("Half As Happy," "Wonderful Tricks"), Dawn Raffel ("The Secret...
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Aug.22.2013
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The new Facebook page for "The Sense of Touch" may be found here: https://www.facebook.com/TheSenseOfTouchByRonParsons?ref=hl Please feel free to kick the tires and look around... - Ron
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