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The Visit

For me, Christmas was always a beautiful time. As soon as the Thanksgiving turkey was digested, festoons of garland would appear around my bedroom’s door jamb. Softly glowing, orange-bulbed candles would light all of the windows, basking each room with … Continue reading

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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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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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Hole in the Head (Part Nine)

The Story so Far: For the past few days, Inspector Prescott has pursued a killer. The killer has struck twice; both victims were women. Their bodies were left in plain sight, and both showed the same mysterious cause of death: … Continue reading

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The Tale of Ned Stone, Gravedigger

Every cemetery needs a gravedigger, and Oak Hill had Ned Stone. Ned was a wiry fellow, stood about six-five and was lucky if he could stand up in a stiff wind. His hat was tall and ratty and his arms … Continue reading

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Hole in the Head (Part Eight)

The Story So Far: Inspector Prescott of Queenborough Yard has been investigating a series of grisly murders where young women have been found with a hole drilled through their head. Little seems to connect the victims: Molly Cobble was a … Continue reading

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