More juvenilia: The Supersonic Nightingale (retelling of Robin Hood legends, age 10) and The Hole In the Sky (short story, age 11).
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Two Brief Visions of the Future
More juvenilia: World In the Wings and Letter from the Moon (both age 12).
Songs of Discontent
More juvenilia: Flight to the Stars (short story, age 10) and Schoolsville: A Bum Scene? (a review of my elementary school, age 12).
Two Tales Terminating Tragically
More juvenilia: The Tragic Affair of the Serpentine Bridge (short story co-authored with my mother, 1973) and Second Choice Pet (essay, 1977).
I Live In an Oily Basement, I Hear Voices, and All I Want Is To Take Children For Rides
More juvenilia from the cutting edge of imaginative literature: The Christmas Tree (short story, age 8); Green Fire (short story, age 9); and Why English Is Important In the World Today (essay, age 10).
Scholastic Achievement Test
More juvenilia: Whether What Is Transcendent Is Dependent (unsuccessful parody of medieval philosophy, age 19). Adam Smith says somewhere that a sculpture of an animal is more impressive than a sculpture of a chair, because a sculpture of a chair isnt sufficiently different from an actual chair; a similar criticism applies here.