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The After Kiss

It was five minutes till midnight hour and my phone alarm went off. I straightened against the side of the building and fumbled to get it out of my jeans to shut off the insistent buzzing. My gloved fingers made … Continue reading

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Original short fiction – The Story of Khirm

I recently edited (with considerable help from friends) my short fantasy fiction about a kingdom choosing its first monarch. I hope you like it!~~ This is how it all began. When first the need for a king arose, they called … Continue reading

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Thief! (a short illustrated prequel to ‘The Thief’ by Megan Whalen Turner) [Free Read]

Megan Whalen Turner, the author of the acclaimed Queen’s Thief series, wrote a short prequel Thief! for the Disney Adventures Magazine in 2000. The first book in this series was first published in 1996 and then re-released in 2005 by … Continue reading

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Forever Mine – Prequel [Sarah and Sydney] (by Elizabeth Reyes)

Below is a short, well-written glimpse into Sarah’s early years with her best friend, Sydney, in Flagstaff AZ. Author Elizabeth Reyes posted it on her blog (link) for us to enjoy. If you’ve never read her works I suggest you … Continue reading

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a funny story (fable)

On the first day of my first year class, a professor told us this joke: Many years ago, a man who sold hats, walked from one village to another through a forest. Tired, he rested under a large, shady tree. … Continue reading

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dirt

My roots are dirty. Someone has poured dirt on my roots! They were clean this morning. Oh, yes, I’m certain they were clean. I had felt the air on them- warm and soothing. It had been most comforting. I had … Continue reading

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Assassin Study [A Valek story] by Maria V. Snyder

Yelena, the heroine of Maria V. Snyder’s stunning debut novel Poison Study, is on her way to her ancestral homeland of Sitia to be reunited with her family and to learn more about her magical powers. An order of execution hangs over … Continue reading

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