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The Our Little Secret Travel Agency - Chapter 7: Waiting for Rain

The robot continues smoking his cigarette, not missing a single drag, even as Morgana emerges from behind a closed door. She is naked and cold, and, considering the circumstances, understandably confused. 2,300 more words

My Very Short Stories

"A Thing That Talks" (ca. 2005)

Harold had been alone for a long time. It wasn’t often that he was alone for this long, but since he usually didn’t mind solitude, he didn’t feel any great impulse to bring it to an end. 3,633 more words


Chatting with Margaret Locke

I recently had the privilege of sitting down with good friend and romance author extraordinaire, Margaret Locke, to chat with her about her brand new release, … 1,229 more words

When We Were Animals, by Joshua Gaylord

Most of us run a little wild at times as teenagers, but Joshua Gaylord’s When We Were Animals takes us to a town where this idea is not just a figure of speech but a literal truth: the teenagers, for a time that varies for each, but usually just a year or so, spend a few nights each month running naked and wild through the streets of their small town and surrounding countryside. 260 more words


Sub Genres: Magical Realism

Hi all! I’ll be doing a series of sub genres that aren’t as common as the big five (I don’t actually know if there’s five of the big ones or not, but I’m going with it: Fiction, non-fiction…. 747 more words

Labyrinths by Jorge Luis Borges

“We have dreamt the world. We have dreamt it as firm, mysterious, ubiquitous in space and durable in time: but in its architecture we have allowed tenuous and eternal crevices of unreason which tell us it is false.” 198 more words

Book Reviews

Just For More Sense

Two shops down from the Corner of Mayfield Street stands a little hotdog cart with four bold, black words strewn across the sign at the top: JUST FOR MORE SENSE. 443 more words

Story Telling