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James Holden: The Bureau

Paul had won a small amount of money in a writing competition, and it was burning a hole in his pocket. He decided that he had two choices: use it as funds for entering more competitions, or spend it on himself. 366 more words

James Holden

Short Stories Challenge - The Five Orange Pips by Arthur Conan Doyle from the collection The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes

What’s Five Orange Pips all about?:

Sherlock Holmes’ new client, John Openshaw is worried about a curse that appears to fall on his family. Both his uncle, his father, and now he himself have received five orange pips in the mail with the lettering K.K.K. 809 more words

Book Reviews

Blogging 101 (My About Page Repeated in a Post)

My Grandfather was an undertaker, but that was his job – that was not who he was as a person. He instilled in me the deep knowledge that I was loved and that I was special. 174 more words


Exercising the craft—March 2, 2015

By Ekta R. Garg

In the MarginsYou are at the library in a quiet aisle, browsing, when you see a lonely book hidden behind the others. 646 more words

Creative Writing

Happiness (Envy)

Poverty is certainly not to be desired but, along other observers… I have a friend of mine Marie; invest her time studying social life noted that many poor families are happier than some of those with great wealth. 68 more words

Short Stories

No Doubt 

No Doubt – Jessica Quintero

Weekly challenge # 3: Rapid

Joaquin was driving way too fast down the dark lonely road.

He reached to turn down the volume and saw a Man sitting in the passenger seat. 80 more words


Chaos, As Three

Every morning, waking up together, the chaos is unerring and infinite. Their love is brutal and violent and it is scorched into the surface of them: unending and intense. 1,400 more words