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Going into the Basement: Confronting Fear and Writing, by Lori Ann Palma

Picture a scene from a horror movie—it usually goes something like this: The heroine sits on the couch to watch television after putting the kids to bed. 690 more words

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Real Fiction, by Eva Polites

Is there any true fiction? I would venture to say that the answer is no. As a writer, I draw upon my own experiences, observations, and research. 429 more words

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Breaking the Wishbone

“He sees you!” Beth yells from across the street.

Georgia squeals, leaps from her hiding place behind the panel wagon in Mr. Mann’s driveway and takes off running. 595 more words

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The Conversation

“When I die, please don’t let there be any gardenias at my funeral,” she said, staring blankly out the car window.

All the lights in the history of time reflected in the wet street as the caravan of shiny black Town Cars crawled through Manhattan at dusk. 412 more words

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Proud Father

My dad has always been a hard working man. He worked a job he didn’t like for over 30 years to support our family.  He is a family man that sacrificed some of his dreams, sleep, whatever he had to so he could be there for me and my siblings.  1,059 more words