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The Accidental Blog

By Cheryl Owen-Wilson   Following is how this blog was born, even though I tired to blow it off. I really did try. I’m on vacation… 931 more words


Read "The Black Oracle" now at Inside the Bell Jar

(Trigger warning for discussion of depression)

The second issue of Inside the Bell Jar has been released, and it features my flash-fiction piece, “The Black Oracle… 251 more words


On the corner soapbox

Ten years ago today I moved my blogs from Blogger to WordPress. At that time there were less than 400,000 free blogs hosted; now over 37 million free blogs on WordPress.

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The Daily Post

My story "Solongo" in Wolf Warriors III

Wolf Warriors III is now out in paperback, featuring my short story “Solongo.” I first wrote this story in high school, then edited it so it nabbed 1st place in fiction at my undergrad’s annual writing contest. 223 more words

Short Fiction

The Stars Fell

There is a scholar. She shadows boneyards and sun rotten battlefields, picking through the dead with gloved hands. Crows call affronted to one another, noting the strange scavenger among them. 825 more words


Continuity Plan

Izzy felt stifled by the maze of narrow corridors of shuttered doors and windows.  The antiseptic fluorescence made it worse.  It wasn’t dirty, but it felt dingy. 109 more words


Friday Fictioneers : Little girl lost


‘It’s a weird place,’ she said. A little girl lost voice.

She was attractive but shabby: smudged mascara gave her a bruised look; ripped, grubby tights; bitten nails, polish chipped. 110 more words