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January 23 - Ready, set, go

Set a timer for ten minutes. Open a new post. Start the timer, and start writing. When the timer goes off, publish.

I must admit I cheated again. 257 more words

365 Days Of Writing Prompts


Read the story of Richard Parker and Tom Dudley. Is what Dudley did defensible? What would you have done?

For the ones who don’t know… 502 more words

365 Stories

Downton Abbey Season 5 Predictions

Season Five of Downton Abbey premiers in the U.S. next Sunday, January 5. Here are some predictions about what we will see in this season: 330 more words

Richard Parker

"The White Stuff"

To Our Fine Cleveland Meteorologists,

Winter is officially upon us, and we must be prepared to suffer its many indignities. Among these seasonal affronts is the tendency of some meteorologists (not you, I’m sure, but others) to refer to snow as “The White Stuff,” as in, “We’ll have three inches of The White Stuff tomorrow,” or “Look for some of The White Stuff this weekend.” 113 more words


That One Edgar Allan Poe Story

The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar (1845) by Edgar Allan Poe

That was the story we read in class when I was thirteen years old. 432 more words


Creepy Predictions from the Master of Creepiness

Edgar Allan Poe’s only novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, was published in 1838. He claimed the story to be based on true events. 113 more words