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Ernest Hemingway

No. 663: A Mystery Short Story

IN THE January 3 ISSUE

FROM THE 2015 Articles,
andMysteryrat's Maze,
andTerrific Tales


by Barry H. Wiley

The Writer pressed up against his writing table, its edge digging into his stomach just above his belt – if he had been wearing one. He used a knotted rope around his waist. His left elbow braced on the table, his head forward, cradled in his left hand as his right held a pencil hovering above the yellow foolscap pad of blue-lined paper.
Hovered … and hovered.


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