Life of Fiction
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Life of Fiction

Up at the Sharp End

The tragic secret of an old Maine harbormaster

Painting by Adolph Bock, 1941

I have plenty of food snob pals who moan while sucking on a bit of wagyu beef and whimper when presented with a foamy combination of rhubarb and dandelion, but despite having the best vegetable garden here on Georgetown Island in Maine, my old friend Dan was not one of them. He liked to keep things simple. Since he was unmarried and his crusty manner…




A collection of short stories about the people I‘ve met along the way. Some you will recognize, like George Harrison and Muhammad Ali, others you have no reason to know. No matter, behind every life is a story. Best enjoyed with a glass of fine Spanish red…

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Peter Winter

Peter Winter

Kiwi, born under the mountain, adopted by the USA. I tell my stories here at peter-winters-life-of-fiction. I sometimes write commentary, too. Then I go sailing

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