Fred Miller is a California writer who specializes in penning short stories with eclectic themes. His first was selected by Constance Hunting, the New England poet laureate in 2003. More than 50 of his stories have appeared in various publications around the world. in the past 10 years. Many of these stories may be seen on his blog: Pookah1943. Fred lives in Southern California with his wife and two Cocker Spaniels.