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Short Story Review: "We Are Not These Bodies, Strung Between the Stars" by A. C. Wise

3 of 5 stars.

Drawing heavily from Lovecraft’s universe, this tale makes greater use of the unknown and outre than clear timeline and plot. The universe is/has fractured for all time: past, present, and future. 283 more words

Book Reviews

Body dysmorphic disorder

All be it that I have recovered from my 10 years of mental heath issues, I still have one demon that kicks my ass on a daily basis. 367 more words

Life Coaching

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Love my body? Well. Somebody’s got to, I suppose, and why not? I read this question this morning, about women loving their own body, and I could really relate to their stories, it was very moving, and informative. 277 more words

Writing

Review: "Nub Hut" by Kurt Dinan

3 of 5 stars.

As proved by periodic reports of hazing abuses, people will often go to extremes to achieve a sense of belonging. Take a smaller group cut off from the tempering effect of the larger society, and the extremes to which one will go amplifies. 205 more words

Book Reviews

Inside My Mind: Beauty Skin Deep - How My Tattoos Helped Me

As I sit here in my room with mild insomnia lightly biting at my toes, I can’t help but admire the beautiful art I have on my skin as I moisturize.  438 more words

Review: "The Bone's Prayer" by Caitlin R. Kiernan

3 of 5 stars.

Lovecraft’s tale of Innsmouth in which the inhabitants of a remote fishing village slowly morph into baser, older half-sea creatures rooted in a different culture tapped into dysmorphia to show otherness. 336 more words

Book Reviews

The morphing face of perception

As I have described before, I find my own visage reminiscent of something squiddish. Or at least I did. Some peculiar change has taken place recently in the face that lives in the ocean at the bottom of the mirror that cannot entirely be explained by my all too tardy discovery of eyebrow pencils. 137 more words

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