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Tuesday ’Tec! Murder Is No Joke by Rex Stout

Dial Wolfe for Murder…

Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin are one of my favourite detective duos of all time, so it has been remiss of me to wait so long before including them on the blog. 852 more words

Book Review

The Power of Flash Fiction

The following is from Randy Ingermanson. I am currently reading his Double Vision as part of the Thrill Ride box set.

Writing flash fiction is good for you, in the same way that running hills is good for you. 1,589 more words

Writing Advice

The Story of Iolite

A woman at the head of a massive army is about to crush another rebellion. With her centaurs, gryphons and giants, she is sure to win, but something happens that changes her, causing the fall of a great empire.

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The water was impossible. My feet were planted flat on the ground and the water rose no further than my collarbone. But she sank.
She sank deeper and deeper until she was swallowed by an inky blackness somewhere near my knees. 259 more words


the roots of my brain

i was born this way.
i can’t help who i am, how i arrived…
am i really going to have to fight against life-my whole life? 143 more words


“Not that the story need be long, but it will take a long while to make it short.” 
― – Henry David Thoreau

This is the next installment of the three concurring posts, … 250 more words

Bio - Daniel (AKA Randstein) - In the Garden of Darkness and Light

During my explorations on WordPress, I came across a writer named Daniel, (AKA – Randstein).  As I began reading through Daniel’s work, I was completely impressed by a particular story that he has written called “ 1,415 more words