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Burning down the house: the best way to end a family lineage

My dad always described his father’s side of the family as a bunch of sociopaths and his mother’s side as just plain psychotic. I thought he was exaggerating until I heard this story, which has been proven by various witnesses to be true (that is, you can’t make this shit up). 689 more words

Family Stories

Firestarter (Short Version)

Firestarter (Short Version)

This is really just Carrie redone.
(Stephen King gets repetitive, son.)
An unjust situation–
then a huge conflagration.
Pyromaniac author has fun. 6 more words

67. Firestarter (Stephen King)

October’s book club challenge was to choose a Stephen King novel to read for the spooky month of Halloween.  It is unusual for individuals to all read different books so our discussion should be very interesting this week! 345 more words


American Pyro Sample Chapter:

  Quick update before the book chapter; the next book review and segment of Augmented will be coming in a few days.

Chapter One: Lighters, Gasoline and a Bored I… 3,157 more words


ARSON: How Investigators Catch You.

This weekend many suspense writers are heading to Appleton, Wisconsin– this year’s setting for the annual Writer’s Police Academy. I attended WPA in 2010, a thrilling hands-on weekend led by police, sheriffs, Hazmat, SWAT, medical examiners, fire fighters and arson investigators. 769 more words


The Best Way To Go

Prompt Day # 18: Describe a house fire from the viewpoint of a person (or ghost?) trapped within the burning building.


The Best Way to Go… 1,248 more words

Writing Challenge


“I can be better than this,” he thought out loud as he watched an assortment of items burn. In the fire was an old bed frame, a desk, photo albums, a few notebooks, and he had this all tallied neatly in a black journal titled ‘Burn Book’. 763 more words