I did not set out to write about sex, though in some of these stories it does appear that's what makes the turkey trot. Rather, the beginning was mundane enough. Not long ago I discovered two boxes of old letters in the basement of our house in Vermont, letters I received and saved between the ages of 18 and 31. For reasons I can not explain, these crinkly typed and written pages ignited a creative frenzy. I rewrote four old short stories and over the next several months created seven new ones. Do I have a favorite? I like them all, but it struck me in my final run-through for this volume that there was only one story, My Friend, in which I did not change a single word. Here they are, hormones and all. I hope you enjoy.
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Like the picture that graces the cover, Ken Byerly's Good Looking Bloke and other stories is seductive, mysterious and charming. One story carries you to the next, each dissimilar but still with the clear crisp prose that makes it easy to turn the pages. The warmth of the characters, scripting of the scenes and exactness of the analogies bring life to each story. On the surface these are simple stories, but beneath their varnish is a deep richness of insight that speaks of the struggles and foibles of us all. Come visit with Ken Byerly. You will find that it is time well spent. F. John Wilkes Jr.