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Mark Jacobs in Current Issue of Driftwood Press Literary Magazine (Paraguay)

Mark Jacobs in Current Issue of Driftwood Press Literary Magazine (Paraguay)

Driftwood Press is a new quarterly literary magazine published in Tampa, FL  They publish fiction, poetry, photography, graphic narrative, literary criticism, and interviews. Recently they published a short story by Mark Jacobs (Paraguay 1978-80) entitled, “Daddy Says” and with it is a short explanation about the short stories that shows (somewhat) how a writer’s mind works. Here’s what Mark had to say. “Something was wrong with my weed-whacker. I’m a city guy living in the country, and no good with tools or machinery. I took the weed-whacker to an old man who ran an old-fashioned small-engine repair shop out of his home, also out in the country. His grown son was working with him. Machines and parts of machines spread across an acre or two like history. Through the years countless mechanical problems had been taken on and either solved or abandoned. When I showed up, relatives of the old . . .

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