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Book / Historical Fiction

June 15, 2021

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NEW CHAPTERS EVERY TUESDAY "Magnus gave a brief thought to Thatcher, somewhere in the deep south, surely over the Cold Country border by now" Thatcher has a lot on her plate. The skies have grown black, the ground is shaking, crops are dying and aquifers are drying up. Her options… Read More
"Work Makes You Free" Read More
A poem about the horrors of Nazi Germany. Read More
Marie-Joséphine, a mulatto, daughter of a slave in a plantation in Martinique, wants her relatives to be free and equal with the slave masters. Is she going to make a difference? Read More
1963, Will Wright a young white man from South Carolina, living in a small town at first glance, quiet... Will reflect on the situation of the United States of the 60s, having in memory the speech of Pastor Martin Luther King, how will unfold thereafter, the life of this young… Read More
This is a real story of a mother who lost his son during a crackdown by the theocratic regime ruling in Iran. Read More

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Arabella has resigned herself to the position of mother and wife, considering herself lucky to be in a much easier life than she had previously known. But there are clouds of war gathering from the North-West as King Ernulf, Prince Louis's half brother, begins to suspect him of eyeing the… Read More

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The year is 1934, Anna is a young 9 year old girl. Though bullying is her sister, though alcohol is her father and though prostitute is her mother, Anna continues to strive on. Questioning why the world is so dark. Read More

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A short story of the life of Cleopatra and how she became the greatest queen of Egypt. Read More

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'The Vikings Are Coming' is based on true historical events. In 793 A.D. Viking raiding ships landed off the North East Coast of England at the small community of Lindisfarne. They butchered the villagers and killed the Monks at the nearby Priory. This is a fictional bloody tale of those… Read More
A family notices a change in their father after returning home from battle. Read More

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Polis Narcissism is a satire of Science Fiction Read More

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Book / Historical Fiction

April 22, 2021

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Desiree de Vere's life has never been normal especially due to the fact that she is the daughter of a duke. How to survive society through the eyes of Desiree de Vere Read More

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A old mans last battle. Read More

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Book / Historical Fiction

April 20, 2021

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When twins are born their souls are braided together. When tragedy strikes, when one is lost, their souls are split. ~ How can one convince people the other isn’t dead? How can the other survive in a harsh world? ~ This is a story about family, friends, pirates, a cat… Read More

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This is some fiction, some historical fact, and some wishful thinking, all rolled into a short story about how Teller, the Rain-Dreamer, got his start as a so-called Rain-Maker. (The previous story in this three part series was, "Thunder Valley Dreaming".) Read More
A funny and interesting short-story about Nietzsche. Read More
The King of the Hittites has been slain, and a reign of terror begins… 1272 BC: Prince Hattu returns home from the battlefield of Kadesh to find his nephew on the throne, the old king’s blood dripping from his hands. Under Urhi-Teshub’s reign, the Hittite realm has become a land… Read More
The following is a general explanation of the steps involved in the planting, harvesting, processing, spinning, and weaving of early Neolithic linen textiles. An accompanying narrative provides the reader with a sneak-peak into the life of an early-Neolithic woman, Aneha (which means Blossom in her hypothetical language), a member of… Read More

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A short story based on Biblical fact- Simon of Cyrene carrying the Cross of Jesus Read More

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Eloise does a new thing every Friday. But when her teacher doesnt arrive she meets and unlikely friend. Read More

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We are only human beings. My poem. Read More

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I saw this photo of a cat in a guitar case and had to write a story about it. Hope it pleases some. Read More

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The bawdy adventures and misadventures of a young woman making her way through life during the Napoleonic Wars (1802-1815). Life hasn't been kind to Jacqueline, but her friendly personality and courage make up for her constant lack of money. Of course, having a body men are willing to die for… Read More
Their rivalry will change the world forever. As competition for the imperial throne intensifies, Constantine and Maxentius realise their childhood friendship cannot last. Each man struggles to control their respective quadrant of empire, battered by currents of politics, religion and personal tragedy, threatened by barbarian forces and enemies within. With… Read More

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Book / Historical Fiction

March 03, 2021

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I wanted to post my short story ‘Sweat’ after I was critiqued on some of my other work. I was going to replace it entirely, but I feel like my writing improved with the critique and figured I’d give other people a chance to see the difference - maybe it’ll… Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

February 22, 2021

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"Fate, is a hunter. My conscience mocked me, aggravating me like a pettish child." While surveying the site of an ancient Scottish Highland ruin, two young archaeologist siblings in training, Montserrat and Alex, wander away from their family and find themselves trapped in an old cave and taken to another… Read More

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My take on Homer's epic poem "The Odyssey," relating warrior Odysseus' sea tribulations on his way back to Ithaca after the Trojan War. I'm not sure exactly what prompted this, except a year or two ago I became interested in the Odyssey, then sort of put that on the back… Read More

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Just a poem about some kinds of sailing. Read More

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July 22nd 1979 The most vile yet effective political event of the modern era Read More

Short Story / Historical Fiction

February 10, 2021

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A short story on the strength of the individual spirit to endure. Read More