Unstuck at Elevation

Here's another contest entry with a local publication. I didn't win, but I got first runner-up, so I'm happy. http://www.elevationoutdoors.com/unstuck-at-elevation/

“Northern Double Header”

I've been having luck getting fishing stories published, especially catching northern pike on the central Wisconsin mill pond where I grew up. Badger Sportsman is one of my favorite magazines. I was thrilled when they

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“Container Homes” Article for On Common Ground Magazine

This was a great assignment because it combined repurposing surplus materials to build affordable housing - a win/win in my book. You can read the article here, if you'd like.

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“Big Fish!”

I entered this story in a contest with Sportsmans News, which is the publication for Sportsmans Warehouse, where I get most of my gear.  I never heard anything in return. I was surprised when I was

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“Death of a Small Town”

I wrote the following story for a writing contest whose theme was Two Worlds. It made me think of how the small town that I grew up in differed from when my father grew up

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“What I’m Thankful For”

DECEMBER 2016 THE WRITE STUFF PAGE  NCW Essay Contest Winner by Kurt Buss As a Baby Boomer, I’ve lived long enough to be thankful for many things—and I’m most thankful for that. With Cuba in

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