Expanded Bio Notes – Jim Meirose –


The Road traveled,
and the Road Ahead:

 

1980s-Time of learning: 

  • 10-15 stories pub’d


1990s-Time of apprenticeship: 

  • 25-30 stories pub’d


 2000s-Time of apprenticeship (cont’d) 

  • Breakfast, Meat, and Other Stories (collection – out of print - Beginner work – learning work)
  • Claire (Novel – avail on Amazon - Exp novel – still holds up – chapter listed in O’Henry Anth.)
  • 100-110 stories pub’d.


 2010s-Gaining Maturity – Finding Voice/Direction

  • 2013 -- Monkey (early exp novel – out of print – stands up today)
  • 2014 -- Freddie Mason’s Wake (early exp novel – out of print – stands up today)
  • 2015 – Mount Everest (straight lit novel – good but rather pedestrian – avail today)
  • 2016 – Eli the Rat (exp/straight lit novel – better than Everest, but--meh. Avail today)


2016-2017 - Abrupt Leap Forward – Current Voice/Facility surfacing intermittently – *

  • 2017 – Understanding Franklin Thompson (Exp Novel – JEF published – avail amazon)
  • 2018 – Sunday Dinner With Father Dwyer (Exp Novel – Optional Books pub’d – avail Amazon


 2017 – 2019 – Mature Voice Takes Charge --New Work Completed and Available for Pub.

  • 2018 -- Dans l'odeur de la sainteté (to be shelved after current submissions replied to (2020))
  • 2018 – Audio Bookies (Same as Above)
  • 2019 – No and Maybe – Maybe and No (Same as Above)


 2019 - Present - Finally : Growth Continues (and will continue forever)

  • 2019 – Le Overgivers au Club de la Résurrection (Innovative novel (Published by Mannequin Haus))


2020 and beyond

  • Rocky-Fog of Delision (novel) begun May 2019 completed Feb. 2020. Seeking publisher.
  • Writing no further stand-alone shorts. Novels only.  
  • Old novels to be shelved after all current submissions responded to. No resubmissions.
  • Selected existing short texts will still be resubmitted until taken).
  • People Alone (novel) begun 2/13/20. Completion date TBD.
  • And, further on: seeking the future (don't know why though 'cause it'll get here anyhows!)