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Trailer Reveal | The Acorn Stories by Duane Simolke #fiction #shortstories #booktrailer #video



Title: The Acorn Stories

Author: Duane Simolke

Genre: Fiction, Short Stories


Book Blurb:


Comedy and Drama With A Texas Twist


The sky never stops falling in Acorn, Texas.


Visit Acorn, Texas, for the German festival, a high school football game, homemade apple pie from the Turner Street Café, and the cool shade of a hundred-year-old oak tree. Meet dedicated teachers, shrewd business owners, smitten lovers, and concerned neighbors. See how lives become intertwined in moments of humor or tragedy.


From romantic comedy to razor-sharp satire to moments of quiet reflection, these tales explore the humor, drama, secrets, and scandals of small towns.


The Acorn Stories first appeared as an eBook in 1998. It now appears in paperback and hardcover as well.


Find these tales and more inside:


“Acorn”: When we arrive at the fictional West Texas town of Acorn, the narrative keeps shifting between Regina and Dirk, who both seek control over their relationship.


“Flip, Turn”: A different scene from the narrator's amusing but unproductive life comes to him every time he turns to swim in the opposite direction.


“Keeping A Secret”: A little boy wants to shield his mother and his little brother from a dangerous situation.


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Author Biography:


Duane Simolke wrote The Acorn Stories, Degranon: A Science Fiction Adventure, Sons of Taldra: A Science Fiction Adventure, Holding Me Together, and New Readings of Winesburg, Ohio. He co-wrote The Return of Innocence: A Fantasy Adventure and The Acorn Gathering: Writers Uniting Against Cancer. Simolke lives in Lubbock, Texas.


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Apr 13, 2023

Thank you, Duane, for sharing your book trailer with us!

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