Category Archives: Death

Guest Story by Ré Harris – Mother, You’re Over Reacting

[Today’s post is another guest story from a good friend of our’s over at Sparks In Shadows, Ré Harris. She too is an aspiring writer with a pension for helping others – a passion we’ve gratefully been on the receiving … Continue reading

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Blood Of The Hunted

[We’re proud to share that today’s post has been published over at Wolves By Strangers, a site we found in the first days of our blogs creation, which we’ve diligently followed since. WBS boasts a serious collection of wolf fan … Continue reading

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Bloodied And Bashed – A D&D Disagreement

[This story is an excerpt converted from a screenplay I drafted for the 2010 ScriptFrenzy event.] To set the scene, a beleaguered group of Renaissance Faire employees embark on an epic adventure, a la D&D, across a zombie infested waste-land … Continue reading

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The Customer Ain’t Always Right…

[Please be advised this post contains strong language and graphic content – yes, more so than the usual. Reader discretion is advised.] Dinah and Beth sat at the bar, reeking of Chanel No. 5 and sipping their chardonnays. The Devil’s … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Turn Of Events

Roger couldn’t fathom the depths of his luck, as he opened his front door to let his guest inside. He typically only took home the sloppiest drunk after hours of feeding her cosmopolitans until last call. She usually didn’t even … Continue reading

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Shadows Of The Heart

All men have shadows. Not all men know their shadows by first name. Hank did. It had been three years since Hank’s love, Norma, had passed. He’d been by her side since her eighteenth birthday when he had made her … Continue reading

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It Is What It Is

Fred Ferguson was a self-made man. He’d built an empire on his own hunched shoulders through a lifetime of calculated steps, and sheer force of will when those steps became stumbles. His sharpest weapon, logic. His staunchest ally, pragmatism. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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