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No one sees him arrive. No-one spots the silver Solstice slide silently through the streets on its way to the big house with the crow-stepped gables on Obsidian Street. It is night-time in the sleepy town. Seeing the sleek Pontiac Solstice outside the house the following morning, townsfolk might… Read More

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I don't know about you but I know when I am being watched. I get a prickly sensation on my skin and the hairs on the back of my neck stand up. This, along with a heightened sense of alert. The phenomenon has a name, scopaesthesia. I looked it… Read More

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Don't you find sometimes, things are not what they seem? Read More
It's collection of assorted poems on nature, love and personal experiences of the poet. Read More

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If Dalton Ripley had not stayed up until the early hours watching The Shining on Netflix, he would probably not have been late leaving for work that fateful Monday in late September and if he had not been late leaving for work he would not have been speeding along… Read More
a new postmodern adventure for our hapless hero Read More

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Banana Petroleum says the caller and then hangs up. What can it mean? Read More
Most people in the UK associate surfing with Newquay but Widemouth in North Cornwall was its original home. Widemouth is where the Australian pioneers of the sport came when they first arrived in the country to test the waters. Surfers will tell you that the bay has an easy paddle… Read More
INTRO: All About Jazz tends to be quiet in the afternoon. After the lunchtime rush, things do not pick up again until the evening. We are a small establishment down a side street on the edge of town. If you were driving along the main road out of town, you… Read More
A small town girl expects great things from the infidels. Read More
The protagonist is a writer on holiday looking for characters for a story. The narrative charts his progress and the surprising results. Read More
Why does writer, Philip C. Dark keep seeing ghosts from his past? Read More
Whos is Wet Blanket Ron, from the acclaimed series? We find out here. Read More
The narrator finds himself confronted with assorted characters from his past. Is there an explanation? Read More

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Matt finds himself on a deserted station where there are no passengers and no trains. But it is about to get worse. Read More

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Post modern fiction, about a man dying. Read More

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Am I imagining it or am I going back in time? Read More
What is it like to detect the scrawlings of a man who has lost everything? An obscure attempt at a postmodernist narrative. Read More
A short story I wrote for an assignment in the postmodern Gothic genre. Please comment, as any feedback before it is due would be very helpful. Read More
A talented puppet maker falls into a unrewarding job and a pattern of isolation that he will break by any means necessary. Read More
Being what is not while not being what is-- is steeped in travail. Neurosis, anomie, existential angst, alienation…all have been mentioned as possible outcomes, but perhaps the most interesting outcome was pointed out by Simmel in the early part of the 20th century when he basically said that we humans… Read More
Just out of Strawgoh School of Witches, Espers and Other Human Beings With Fascinating Talents, Trick Davis soon receives a job as a detective, working under Salman Rushdie. Watch as Trick faces his most cunning enemy yet? David Ben-Gurion! Read More
This is the story about a little sucubuss, who was extremely sad, because she was chubby and couldn’t seduce anyone. Read More

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IT evolves into a meta-fictional entity (beings pluralized) and begins an epical journey—as life within a Newspaper and outside it as the morning in an Epic. It acquires quality -reincarnation after being expelled (assassinated) by tragicomic killers, who by the collective force of spitting together, generate a pandroid -- THE… Read More
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