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A Desperate Battle

Seven warriors gathered in a circle around a large fire, facing the darkness. Each appeared ready to do battle, though none could see their opponents. They could only be heard. 779 more words

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Book Review: Young Adult: Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld

Darcy Patel has put college and everything else on hold to publish her teen novel, Afterworlds. Arriving in New York with no apartment or friends she wonders whether she’s made the right decision until she falls in with a crowd of other seasoned and fledgling writers who take her under their wings… …

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Short Stories 365/208

“Dark Entries” by Michael C. Thompson from Queer Fish: An Eclectic Anthology of Gay Fiction (Volume One), Pink Narcissus Press (2011). Edited by Margarita Bezdomnya and Rose Mambert. 531 more words


Back in Business

It’s been a long slog of a summer, and my return from vacation left me with a surprise that will be no surprise to anyone in academia: The slog never ends! 200 more words

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The Boys Are Back in Town (Part 1 of 4)

Rust spreads at his touch,

in delicate filigrees,

erupting from his fingertips.

Corruption flows in his veins,


undeath. 10 more words


Book Review: The Rich Man's War


The Rich Man’s War is a continuation of Elliot Kay’s The Poor Man’s Fight. The reader follows Tanner Malone as he struggles to deal with the fame and renown his actions in the previous book earned him. 753 more words

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