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How Davy Crockett’s Tennessee defeat sent him Into the Texas history books Read More
The relentless quest of vengeance that led Jesse James down a path of infamy If you have time, please leave a comment Read More
Focuses on Frederick Douglas's intricate and dangerous escape from slavery .IF YOU HAVE THE TIME, PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT Read More
A young autistic man with psychic powers is called upon to help solve a missing persons case in the small mountain town of Renfro, PA. The story includes gangsters, moonshiners and a touch of autism. The scenery of Central PA also comes into play as a major character, as do… Read More
The article I wrote is based on the history of horrors that had taken place on a dark road in Yorktown, Virginia. It is known to be one of the most haunted roads in the state of Virginia, also sitting where multiple battles of the "Revolutionary War" and the "American… Read More
Henry Caldwell has a beef with God, but he doesn't have time to hash that out now! Henry's whole world is falling apart and it seems like no matter what direction he runs, young Henry jumps right into deeper water. If he's not dreaming about his own certain death, he's… Read More
Heartfelt words in a young Charleston widow's diary give a first-person feeling to a time most of us simply read about in stale history books IF YOU HAVE THE TIME, I WOULD APPRECIATE A COMMENT Read More
"Sign of the Timez" is a series of stories where a young girl is transported back in history and experienced life as a child during different times. "Child of the Cave" sees Stephanie travel back to pre-historic times. She will experience the life that the first humans had. This will… Read More
A few thoughts on ironic repeated incidents from history, from thousands of years ago up to the present. Read More

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Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. Lao Tzu Read More
A short examination of AO Hirschman’s thesis and its application to current events Read More
Max, Gnome, Sophie, and Mendingbrew are forced to try to rescue Ruphal the Skull and fight against Horselfoh and Joakk. Read More
Prudence's parents strict prohibitionists; Prudence longs to break away and live her own life Read More
A poem dedicated to grandmothers Read More
Change is one of the constants, and we've had to adapt. Read More

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A short story about the consequences of the One-Missile War, an alternative history to what we now know of as the Cold War. Read More
A conversation about old troubles Read More
Historical punishment for crime. A Mistress enacts ancient punishments ; with the court she reforms her slave. Read More
[Historical Fiction] Back in 1969, a local teenage male of Norfolk, Virginia free-wrote on his experiences in life while he was currently serving his time in the Unites States Army as an infantryman in Vietnam, during the civil war between the North and South of the divided Vietnamese country. Read More
Flash Fiction: Under 600 words, under 30 minutes, one piece of inspiration, go! Read More
Based in Southern Spain in 2020, Pablo is a teenage boy who lives alone. His Nana has just recently been died of the Cv19 breakout that has occurred. Pablo is alone in isolation and everyday appears to be the same , until someone comes back into his life and this… Read More

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A child spy for George Washington in the Revolutionary War. Read More
Two for one. Or maybe just one for one. Read More
"You wouldn't know about them things, if you hadn't been in them places." Read More
Those moments when you’re captured by your mind, just before you awaken. That’s what surfacing is. The problem is that you don’t know what’s coming. Read More
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