Audio Nuggets: Recognizing and Supporting Gifted Children

Is your child a gifted student? Most experts in the field of gifted research believe that approximately 3,000,000 children in the US qualify as “gifted,” a number that...

Audio Nuggets: Getting Past The Gatekeeper

In this audio program, you will learn the strategies for getting past the gatekeeper -- typically a secretary, receptionist or assistant -- and speak with the decision maker.

Boy and Girl, The: A Parable

The Boy and Girl is a parable about a boy and girl, playing on a beach, growing old together.

Two Tales From Alfred C. Martino

"Two Tales From Alfred C. Martino" includes two short stories from opposite ends of the emotional spectrum. The first, Requiem For An Athlete, is a somber look at the unfulfilled...

A Cowboy's Journey

Set in the mythical Wild West, an aging cowboy deals with the passage of time while recalling a life-defining moment with a woman of his youth.Alfred C. Martino is the author of...

Mother, Interrupter: A Short Story

"Mother, Interrupter" is a humorous short story about a mother who interrupts her son as he is in the most delicate and intimate of situations.

Grad School Daydreams

A whimsical story, set at a California university, about a grad school student who daydreams and pines for a beautifully exotic woman sitting next to him in class.Alfred C....

Where Am I? A Short Story

In this short story, a traveling businessman settles into yet another motel room. This one just like every other one. Same dull curtains. Same faded wallpaper. Same stale stink....

I Have Never Been Murdered

I have never murdered and I have never been murdered, but I have dreamed of both.

The British Matron

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was born in Salem, Massachusetts. His ancestors include John Hathorne, the only judge involved in the Salem witch trials who never repented of his...

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