Re: The Old Man and the Hound:
Very good story leep. Brought back memories of all the dogs we had as I was growing up, Lady, King, and even a Sam. One bit of advice, look at the length of time you had the kids gone, and how many years Dorothy and Tom had been married. The kids would have left home when they were 10 years old.
I think you could perhaps add more memories from Tom's youth, the years of married life, and memories of the kids, and could then have enough to write a good long book. I really think you have a good story here.
I know how hard it is to loose an animal that is so much more than a pet. I am sure Remington would have been proud of the love that inspired this story.
Keep writing, and I would love to read any thing else. I too have a love of writing.
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