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Poem / Poetry

December 31, 1969

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Penned in 1984 but never printed. Perhaps the Iraq war would have been the time to print. Read More
A collection of short stories from the village of Long Hanborough including a locked room murder, a nest of witches and the aptly named Coffin Path. Someone asked me whether they are true…I said how should I know, I’m just the messenger. Read More

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REVIEW CHAIN JULY CONTEST The Adventures of Miles and Elle continue as they search for the legendary Dark Fairy-elf... Read More

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HUMOUR. WEIRD. FANTASY.FLASH FICTION. SCHOOL DAYS. Read More

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Did you go to the end of the pier shows when you were a child? For those of us who grew up in the 60s and 70s in England it was part of the family holiday to have that night out at the theatre. There was always a magician on… Read More

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I can breathe. My story Breathe was written for a 53 word short story contest. Read More

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Cyndy and I talk all day long. My story Chatter was written for a 53 word short story contest. Read More

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A man faces reality after tragedy where dreams can ask for help. Read More

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This is a story about a possible aftermath of a third world war. Read More

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This short story is about a little girl and the person most dearest to her, her father. The story starts off on how her family problems have affected her and yet how she overcomes them bravely and fulfills her father, her hero's dream. Read More

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Content warning: Not suitable for younger readers. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

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What are you waiting for? Read More

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Jaime John Hitburn was a thief before. He was now a changed man, but something bothered him about his satisfaction. Eventually, it all led him to the mysterious realm of cosmos. Read More

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Rhonda please leave. My story Rhonda was written for a 53 word short story contest. Read More

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Boris Sullivan is sick of hearing his mother nag him just because he hasn't gotten a job since graduating high school. It's time to teach his mother a lesson... Read More

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"Well written non-fiction horror Guenevere. I especially like how you constructed Boris though his perspective of others." Read More

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A showdown at the local gym between a veteran female pro wrestler and a young athletic male. Kyle has been working out his entire life and loves to spend his mornings training kickboxing. 'Whomp', his kick thumps against the Muay Thai pads. Again 'Whoomp', the sound echos across the room.… Read More

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Anthology of Life's Misadventures Read More

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When the British Prime Minister is threatened he retreats to Chequers, his country seat where he can be protected. At least that was the idea. In the end it's a question of who can you trust? Read More
After meeting Willie Nelson at the Louisville State Fair, we continued out journey to Kansas City. Read More

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What does the mysterious bell mean for Esskray? Why is the Grey Baron acting so weird? The story continues as something in the air has everyone unsettled Read More

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There is no work for an excavator and his crew due to the pandemic. Suddenly they are awarded a big digging contract... What's the catch... Read More

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There are many urban myths around the country. In Sussex the A23 is allegedly a very haunted road. One of the best known sightings is of a young woman hitching a lift. She is in distress and as soon as she gets into the unsuspecting motorists car, she disappears. So… Read More
A world where villains are sent hero’s too young to be fighting. Read More

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Strange tale involving a man being driven mad by a magnet used in an automobile junkyard and a couple of his friends who terrorize children with a fake ice cream truck. Read More

Short Story / Humor

July 12, 2020

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Need new words and phrases Read More

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help from a friend Read More

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Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

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wussup with the GREY TIMES we've found ourselves in? 1970s - imysfm!!! Lord, give me Raleigh Choppers and paisley orange and green - hallelujah, alrigh!!! Read More

Short Story / Romance

July 12, 2020

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Missy Taylor is about to have her first blind date with a man she met online? Read More

Short Story / Non-Fiction

July 12, 2020

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How a missing boy asked for help from another person in an unnatural way. Read More

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Jim is a simple man, who values the important things in life. (Submission for the Review Chain Contest using the prompt: That pickle just wasn't right) Read More

Short Story / Other

July 12, 2020

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Three slaps.... And it all ends... Read More

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Short Story / Thrillers

July 11, 2020

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Used my inner witch to write this... Read More