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Aura and Constancia: Ghost Stories from Carlos Fuentes

I’m on a Carlos Fuentes kick right now. A Latin American kick, really, but Fuentes seemed like a good place to start, if for no other reason than I’ve been meaning to read… 1,390 more words


'The Diamond As Big As The Ritz' by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Diamond As Big As The Ritz by F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1922

The magic trick:

Using a degree of imagination and fantasy atypical of Fitzgerald fiction… 551 more words


Review: Keeper by Kathi Appelt

To ten-year-old Keeper the moon is her chance to fix all that has gone wrong … and so much has gone wrong.

But she knows who can make things right again: Maggie Marie, her mermaid mother, who swam away when Keeper was just three.

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What happens with dreams

Everyone has a dream of some sort – to build a bridge, to swim an ocean or to brave the weather. But what The History of Danish Dreams… 332 more words


Adding straw

I thought I should put more texture in the pieces, and I decided to add the straw to give a more natural effect.


Edition 16: Internal Exile by Jim Lee

What if your worst memory or your most regretted action was replayed for you over and over again. Welcome to corrective therapy, the capital punishment under the current planetary government. 4,781 more words