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In St Malo, seeking All The Light

In St Malo, seeking All The Light

I have read All The Light We Cannot See again, here in St Malo, holed up in my room on the 3rd floor of the Hotel France et  Chateaubriand, facing the sea. It is nighttime—dark and cold tonight. Perhaps the November 1st summer-like weather of today, with its 68 degrees, was the last gasp. I found […]

Birthday Angst-Short Fiction

Birthday Angst-Short Fiction

  Irene’s birthday was around the corner and George was worried. He knew women took birthdays seriously as a marker of devotion from their husbands and families, but this year was proving tough. He knew he’d  better start considering his options, but he was so conflicted. “Are you looking forward to your birthday Irene?”  George […]

The Good Life

The Good Life

The Good Life   Martha had not thought about him in years. It wasn’t that he had not played a pivotal role in her development, because he had. Her first boyfriend, first kisses, first prom, first dates in a car, first squirming around with tangled clothing. But so many years had passed that those events […]

Film is the Cure

Film is the Cure

Film is the Cure Guest Writer: Amy Wells It was nearly 25 years ago he first asked me, over a burger and fries in a local tavern on my lunch break, whether I had ever thought about having a thing with him. Caught off-guard, I reply too honestly, “Yea, but the Valley is way too […]

The Spy In All Of Us

The Spy In All Of Us

The spy in all of us.  Have you ever caught yourself paying excessive attention to the way your neighbor cuts the grass? Or following his every move as he changes a tire? Have you often heard the word “observant” used to describe you? If the answer to any of the above questions is yes, then […]

The Naked Way by Chris Henry

The Naked Way by Chris Henry

  The Naked Way, a novel by Chris Henry –  Download free through October 26th available through Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing–The Naked Way I recently met Chris on twitter which is a great way to meet fellow writers, and he sent me the first chapter of his book.  I read it out loud to my […]

On Silent Trauma by Judith Barrow

On Silent Trauma by Judith Barrow

Silent Trauma is a story of four women affected in different ways by a drug. Stilboestrol is an artificial oestrogen prescribed to women between the decades of the nineteen forties and seventies, ostensibly to prevent miscarriages. Not only was it ultimately proved to be ineffectual it also caused drastic and tragic damage to the daughters […]

On Cancer and Charities

On Cancer and Charities

On Cancer and Charities – by: Vanessa Wester A few years ago, my cousin, Alistair, died of a brain tumor aged 27. It was devastating for his parents, in particular, his sister and the rest of the family. None of us could come to terms with what had happened – the question always lingered… why? […]

Indie FanFiction Writers Publish and Earn Royalties: Kindle Worlds

Indie FanFiction Writers Publish and Earn Royalties: Kindle Worlds

      Buzz on the net is that indie fanfiction writers can now not only publish, but earn royalties as well with the new Kindle Worlds.  This collaboration between Amazon and Kindle is taking on a new approach to digital publishing.  In the past fanfiction writers wrote for just that, the fans.  Lev Grossman […]