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Short Story Review: "Other People's Houses" by Sarena Ulibarri

3 of 5 stars.

Some subtle thrill-seekers knowingly break laws, likely viewing their crimes as victimless even when the victim’s privacy is at stake. This tale delves deeply into that mind set as the narrator explains the obsession and exhilaration at going through other’s property, from purses to homes. 182 more words

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Short Story Review: "Painted Birds and Shivered Bones" by Kat Howard

4 of 5 stars.

From Greek myth to ancient Celtic tales, folklore is rife with accounts of overly proud or unlucky individuals crossing the wrong person and paying the consequences. 354 more words

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Short Story Review: "Socks" by Delia Sherman

3 of 5 stars.

Some places are neither here nor there: Neverlands, Gloria Naylor’s Bailey’s Cafe, Harry Potter’s Charing Cross Station–they are those places in between worlds where lost peoples go to find themselves or to lose themselves forever. 211 more words

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What you said...

I got into an interesting conversation tonight.  I was standing around with two good friends, when one of them mentioned that they hadn’t seen me around the neighborhood recently.   667 more words

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be careful what you wish for...(the intro part 2)

Hilariously enough, I actually always wanted an eating disorder when I was younger.  I was fascinated by them. I assumed that everyone who had an eating disorder looked like that girl from the movie that they show you in 6th grade health class.   539 more words

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Novella Review: The Sadist's Bible by Nicole Cushing

The Sadist’s Bible by Nicole Cushing
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This contemporary novella applies a very ancient archetypal element to modern themes and characters to interesting effect. 296 more words

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You Are Beautiful

Beautiful Girls

I was at a modern dance performance the other night. Talented young girls from a nearby dance conservatory. I marveled. There was a range of ages and ability levels and body types. 825 more words

Body Image