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The Dust That Falls From Dreams by Louis de Bernieres

One bad cliche spoils the whole bunch.

Early on in Louis de Bernieres new novel, The Dust that Falls From Dreams, two of the major characters, Rose and Ash, have a chance encounter with a gypsy girl.   669 more words

Book Review

Short Story - The Things I Learned on Genesis

This story owes an awful lot to two things. One is Tom Wolfe’s excellent book The Right Stuff, an acerbic, shocking and often brutal look into the US manned space program and jet fighter development program. 2,596 more words


Seeing Each Other for the First Time

This post is going to come from a prompt: Write about two people that see each other for the first time. Instinct tells me to do hint fiction, so that’s the plan, despite the limited number of likes it seems to generate. 130 more words

Creative Writing


I hear it as soon as I park the car. “Dominooooooooe’s!” The guys on Frat Row can get pretty turnt on Friday nights, so I’m not particularly surprised. 334 more words



“Before I kill you,would you mind… answering my question?”, the man in black,tightened his latex gloves; looked at his victim for a minute and then brought about something from his coat pocket. 477 more words


Writing Challenge!

I would like to begin a new challenge, but this time, for you! If you have been following my posts for awhile now, you probably know how much I like a good writing challenge, so I decided to create another one- the 1 minute poem/story. 172 more words