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Guest Post: Samantha Braham

Thanks to Sam Braham for being the latest UK Krampus Crackers author to guest on this blog, revealing the inspiration behind her flash fiction, what she has in common with Bridget Jones, and her dream of living with the Oompa-Loompas… … 1,047 more words

About Writing

Thoughts again

So what are you thinking about? :)

0105: University-mandated community service

Part 3 in a four-part series on my previous attempts at employment

It’s no fluke that my first brush with community service coincided with my freshman year of college. 381 more words

My So-called Life

More Simple & Cheap Family Halloween Costumes

Tomorrow I’m heading to Washington D.C. on vacation. I thought I’d go ahead and post the rest of the prior years’ costumes and if you have any questions about how I did anything, ask away in the comments section! 46 more words


“Prove true, imagination, O prove true”

Twelfth Night, Act 3, Scene 4

William Shakespeare

As an extremely greedy child (and a very sweet-toothed adult to be honest), ‘Charlie and the… 1,317 more words


Whoopee! It's nearly Roald Dahl Day!

‘There is nooooooo

Life I knooowwwwww

To compaaaaaare with Pure Imagina . . .’

Oh! Hello there! *blushes furiously* We didn’t see you; we’re busy practising our vocals for next Monday’s first global sing-a-long to ‘Pure Imagination’ with none other than that eccentric chocolatier Willy Wonka and the charming and delightful Charlie Bucket. 458 more words


the yin/yang of my running course, part 2

Outrageous, alarming, courageous, charming
Oh, who would think a boy and bear
Could be well accepted everywhere
It’s just amazing how fair people can be… 339 more words