On Top of the World (Part 1)

Lately I’ve been reading a lot of blogs on Medium.com about the challenge of writing short stories (I’ve even commented on some of them). I decided to post a short story myself and see how it goes. This is actually an excerpt from my novel The Visitor, modified to stand-alone. I will post it in two parts. The story takes place in the winter of 1990, and is about the estrangement an immigrant Romanian couple feels when they reunite after a long forced separation. I look forward to comments from my readers, and I am especially curious to hear the impressions Millennials have about an era before cell phones, when people were still using maps, parents smoked in cars with their children present, and the Cold War was just beginning to unravel. Here we go:

Under the pen name Tudor Alexander I have written and published five novels and one collection of short stories. Please visit www.tudoralexander.com.

Under the pen name Tudor Alexander I have written and published five novels and one collection of short stories. Please visit www.tudoralexander.com.