Greatest Fishing Story

The Greatest Fishing Story Ever Told

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Guess WHAT? Yep, it has been sold to Pelican Publishing Company. And hopefully will be released in the fall of 2017.

Details at: “I got a book contract – and nearly passed out!!!”

So get reading before I have to take this special sneak peek and first draft of “The Greatest Fishing Story Ever Told” completely down.

And … title has completely changed.

STAY TUNED.

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A life-changing essay told by a boy named Hatch

retold by a guy named Gary Alipio.
(kids 9-12)

Pestering insects, pesky neighbors, angry seas, boat blunders, and an encounter with a two-footed cryptid that inhabits Bayou Vivrè – the Loup Garou. You ready?

Here are the first few chapters online. Get to it before it’s sold and I have to take it down (keyword here is sold).

5 thoughts on “Greatest Fishing Story

  1. Hi Gary,
    Congratulations! Was your story picked up by Pelican or River Road Press? I look forward to seeing it in print.
    Take care,
    Julie

  2. Hi Gary, I sent your name to Scott Campbell of the new River Road Publishing. I enjoy your stories you read aloud at SCBWI meetings… Thought you two should meet. Best wishes on all your projects!
    Julie

    • Thank you for passing my name to Scott, Julie. Always nice to hear feedback from readings, good or bad. I really appreciate the plug and hope we get to work on something together in the future. And congrats on Army Camels Crystal Kite award. Really nice stuff, I hope it brings new projects galore for you.

      gary

    • Hi Julie,
      Guess what? Fishing Tale finally got hooked. Thank you for lovin’ the black coffee scene — lil surprises for people who like to be surprised. Thank you for believing it this tale.
      gary

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