The four short stories, Commitment, Static, Noona's Nights and Assumption, written over a period of about five years,
comprise a novel, events in the life story of Billy Starr, shaman, berdache and artist. Other characters in the fictional
small town of Linden, Minnesota, provide the setting for Billy's experiences and form a sort of canvas on which the
artist creates parts of a story that is told in other novels, Timber King, Clothes of Heaven, and Ben Winter, Writer which
will be published and available on Amazon. com in the near future.