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After losing everything Tharen and Aylwin, the lone survivors of Brayssia. Adventure through Zenova and beyond with Three key objectives. Finding Tharen’s stolen weapon, finding a willing king able to step up, and most importantly making the world a better place. Along the way they will find others who share… Read More

Short Story / Memoir

November 21, 2020

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Breaking my peace was a siren as the police chased a car past my place. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

November 09, 2020

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You never know how the day's going to pan out. Read More

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A conversation about what happened on Zanzibar, and interesting place. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

October 17, 2020

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The author wrote this story a number of years ago when he was struggling with mental illness and living in a number of institutions. This is a true story about a young woman who was abused which resulted in a relapse. Read More

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Two senior men have been best friends all their lives, and they sometimes do not see eye to eye. Nevertheless, their friendship is unmovable. Not even ingrained bias can weaken their lifelong friendship. Read More

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My life was changed with a handshake and a phrase. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

October 10, 2020

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Some countries drive on the left, so this story might confuse those who drive on the right. There's not much I can do about it. Read More

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Life often becomes a loop, out of which escape is the only option. Sometimes that escape is planned, other times it is not. For a young man in the Midwest, escape meant leaving The Strip and his best friend behind. Read More

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Friendship is the essence of life and an unforgettable journey. Come make your journey an indelible one. Read More

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Memory of looking for a Special Blue Bird. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

September 22, 2020

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This a memoir of moments in the foster care system. Cover Photo by Juan Pablo Serrano Arenas from Pexels Read More

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A memoir. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

September 08, 2020

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Spreading misinformation isn't very productive Read More

Short Story / Memoir

August 31, 2020

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Short Story / Memoir

August 31, 2020

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Humility surrounding the concept of surrendering control. Read More

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There are some memories that one never tires of reliving over and over again ... This is one such memory, a story of real life events as told to me by my Dad for over 40 years. I have seasoned this memory with a touch of fiction in creating a… Read More

Short Story / Memoir

August 25, 2020

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Immigration officers have to deal with a range of people and they aren't always cooperative, but when I needed a sommoth passage, they gave me one. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

August 12, 2020

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A woman tries to persuade her new boyfriend to lock his apartment doors, but the boyfriend constantly ignores her advice until he encounters an unusual situation. Read More

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An elderly woman joined the crowds hoping for the best. Read More
A reflection on events out of the life of an ex-alcoholic. Read More

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July 16, 2020

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A boy finds a sleeping man in the stable. Read More

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Two old fellows, reminiscing about old times. Read More
My misadventures. Read More

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(Part 4) It is finished Read More

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My friend has an aviary where he keeps canaries. The trouble is they're not free. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

June 26, 2020

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It's the first of the month and Levi is responsible for rent collections in the shabby apartment block which supports the distant lifestyle of its shabby owner. Shaking rent money out of people brings Levi into contact with lives that he otherwise wouldn't know about, and would probably rather not… Read More

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Crowds gathered, fists shook and placards waved, but did they know - or understand? Read More

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(PART 1) Who was Jade? Read More
A short anecdote from my childhood Read More

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During a storm, a young woman needed a lift to the hospital. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

May 20, 2020

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The tragic time of WWI, the Spanish flu and the Great Depression changed Skinner's outlook. Read More
This is a short story/memoir describing my thoughts during the quarantine. Read More