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Cancelling out the NEGATIVES.
The first word a child learns is the word “NO”! They hear it 40,000 times by the time they are five years old. 750 more words


Rezzed 2018: the trouble with narrative games

Earlier this week, I picked up on the increase in the number of narrative games on display at Rezzed this year. The ‘detective’ theme seemed to be popular also, with several story-rich titles… 834 more words


 Val Lewton:Shadows And Suspense

Today I talk about In the early 1940’s rko was suffering a big failure following citizen Kane and other movies leaving the studio in ruins. it turned to its low budget b pictures . 1,642 more words

Classic Movie Reviews

Deader than Good Friday

The evening summer sunlight ran like gold through the trees and the bush behind St. Gertrude’s College. Shadow crept down the hill before it, and the mercury dropped to 37℃. 1,201 more words


The Beaten Track

The Beaten Track, 2018, oil on linen, 56.5 x 46.5 cm (detail). An icebreaker to get back into oil painting after a very long period working in acrylics. 13 more words

Horror Narratives

The One With Taphophobia

I hope you are happy, so far away and alive. I’ve almost forgotten what it felt like. Muscles that I couldn’t fully name would open, and cold, clean air would rush down my throat. 520 more words

Short Story

"The Miracle of the Palm Tree," by Jeff Baker for Friday Flash Fics, April 26, 2018.

                 NOTE: A sequel to “The Flight Into Egypt,” a Monday Flash Fics story form a few weeks ago.

                                       The Miracle of the Palm Tre

By Jeff Baker… 578 more words