May 23, 2022

Peter Barbour



Things Can Always Get Worse (2018-01-29) cover story fiction horror

Peter Barbour grew up in Philadelphia, PA. He is an avid fisherman, bicyclist, and canoer. His hobbies include drawing and carving wood. He is a retired physician, who practiced Neurology in Allentown, PA, where he still resides. He is married and has three children, and four grandchildren. He has always loved telling stories.

The Fate of Dickie Paponovitch (2018-11-19) cover story fiction horror death

The darkness of the woods, the darkness of the night -- but nothing swallows the light like the darkness of evil souls...

Luke and Duke (2019-03-25) cover story fiction humor

If you can't get out to see the wild, should you bring the wild in to see you?

Guardian of the Well (2019-08-26) fiction horror

His mother had told him long ago not to talk to strangers...

Territorial (2020-01-20) cover story fiction life

Just once, can't we ignore stupid posturing instead of escalating into violence?

A Sharp Edge (2022-04-04) cover story fiction conflict

As one gets older, what may once have been silliness can devolve into serious mistakes...

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Peter Barbour
Peter Barbour

Pete Barbour has been writing stories for over 30 years. He published a memoir, Loose Ends, in 1987, followed by a series of short stories. He is a retired physician and now full-time author and illustrator. His stories have appeared in many e-zines and publications. Barbour is a member of Bethlehem Writers Group and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. He has written and illustrated three children's books. Tanya and the Baby Elephant, came in 2021. Barbour lives with his wife in the Pacific Northwest. Links to his stories and illustrations can be found at

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