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Magical Mina: A Day at the Beach

“You’re better than a big sister,” confessed Sandy. The child’s words filled Mina’s heart to bursting, forcing a smile onto her face. She knew that Sandy had gotten attached to her, but had no idea how much. “Thanks,” answered Mina, … Continue reading

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Am I Magical?

Howdy folks! I’ve been busy over the past few months and weeks working on my newest novella: Am I Magical?. What’s it about? Here’s the synopsis: “Bill is a shut-in that lives off of the money his parents left him, and … Continue reading

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Like Rabbits

Hello there folks! This past week had been a miserable series of five days. Bent on salvaging something good from the wreckage of the week, I decided to test the waters of self-publishing. As such, I’m happy to announce that … Continue reading

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Gemütlich

Gemütlich is my newest short story. It is about Thomas, whose wife has arranged a birthday party. Unfortunately, Thomas is a bit of an introvert, and the party, which should be enjoyable, becomes nothing but a reminder of his painful … Continue reading

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New Story

Since it is NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), it is time for me to buck the trend and write something shorter than a novel and longer than a short story. Two years ago, I wrote an Urban Fantasy novella called … Continue reading

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One Thousand Word Challenge: Fabliau 8.25.2012

This year’s final One Thousand Word Challenge story blew past the 1,000 word mark because the image (http://s26.photobucket.com/albums/c117/missmissie/art%20photography/1000%20words%20folder/?action=view&current=DSCF2414.jpg) from my good friend ~M inspired me to do something I’ve been wanting to do, and that is to write a Fabliau. … Continue reading

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One Thousand Word Challenge: Freiheit Brücke (Freedom Bridge)

When I saw this picture from Roz, I knew that I would be writing a story set in the Tower World. Put on something suitable for your station in life, for we’re off to visit the past of the future … Continue reading

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1,000 Word Challenge: Meanwhile, In the Back of Fung’s Fine Cantonese Restaurant

The second photo that inspired me came from my loving wife, Sarah, who always knows that the creepy and strange captivates me. This photo is so blatantly strange that I could have gone in a dozen directions. I decided that … Continue reading

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1,000 Word Challenge: The Old House on The Corner

The first photo that inspired me was submitted by my friend Roz: I was immediately inspired to do a story about a haunted place; the kind of place where neighborhood kids avoid, neighborhood teenagers “party” in, and hobos relax in. … Continue reading

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The Tanuki of Green Temple

    Once, there was a tanuki that wandered deep into the mountains. He came across a temple that had been long forgotten by men and decided to make it his home. The tanuki was lazy, so he did very little … Continue reading

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