SHORT STORIES
On this page are links to Short Stories I have written, some new, some old.  Articles previously published will be posted here as well if they can be copied without damaging the original.  There will also be links to books I have published and to where those books may be purchased.
My first recollection of serious reading goes back to  grade-school, in Landsberg, Germany, when I would spend weekend mornings laying under the over-stuffed down-feather comforts reading Brother's Grimm Fairy Tales.  I still have that book that so influenced me to put tales on paper, as I diligently continue to attempt to do.  My first published writing were articles in the Salt Lake Tribune and regional magazines.  Sincere thanks to Tom McCarthy.
Medicine Man - 

"Many years ago, in a rustic diner in Ruidoso, a small village in the mountains of New Mexico, I spent an evening with an Apache elder. At some point during our conversation I learned.......,,,   Read More
SHORT STORIES BY RAYMOND CANNEFAX
NEWS!

Does it have merit?
Did it every have merit?
Is it not a means of telling us of...........       Read  More
Right or Wrong -

Years of doing the right thing is commendable. Most functioning at his level in society do that; they do the “right thing”....    Read More
He Died Peacefully in His Sleep -

​‘He died peacefully in his sleep.’ The obituaries in the Daily News tell us that frequently......            Read More
Starry Night -

Through my bedroom window I looked at the clouds illuminated by the full moon and studied the puffs of subdued white, yellowish and faint-purple pillows floating …..                                       Read More
LIZARD KING -

Being addicted to music is considerably different than an addiction to heroin, opioids, sex or booze, bit it's still an addiction.......                                Read More