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Perception, Skewed

He had the misplaced gall to accuse other writers of stretching the truth, of going beyond the appropriate limits of embellishment. He openly berated Brenda LaMieux, in particular, who had found some moderate, hyper-local New York success with her debut novel, … 1,267 more words

Genna Rivieccio

Robert Bloch and Inside Psycho

Last week brought the final episode of the six part podcast series Inside Psycho. I had been stockpiling them since the first episode released and then listened to them all over a few days’ time. 350 more words


Face Crack (25/30)

You might be surprised how tiring smiling can be.

I’m not about to tell you how hard it is to be me,

this isn’t a self-loathing poem about life as Alex, 128 more words


Mitya’s Certainty (Karamazov pp. 438-9)

“She may be there . . .”

Mitya is jealous. He hides in the bushes in the dark outside the window, wondering whether his beloved is inside with the old man. 410 more words




Our fast-paced lives leave little time to contemplate. These Micro Moments are designed to entertain in a few words, read them slowly and savour the essence. 67 more words

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The Macchiato That Wouldn't Come

Norton was enervated. He had been in desperate need of a caffeinated pick-me-up to reinvigorate any will he had to persist in meeting the deadline for composing the music he was less than invested in for some conspiracy theory special for the BBC that was probably not a conspiracy theory at all. 1,147 more words

Genna Rivieccio

Mute. (24/30)

Pack away the sun,

block the doors and lock up the key,

turn off every light,

shut windows so the world can’t see.

Let’s draw in the clouds, 65 more words