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Submissions closed - next stop Story Sunday!

Our judging hats are well and truly on and we are haggling over who to include from a very strong entry.

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Book Talk...4/20/18

Book Talk…4/20/18

Traci Kenworth


I rejoined Kindle Unlimited on a trial basis, not sure if I will keep or not. Right now, I’m reading: Princess Fugitive by Melanie Cellier(I like the different take on the Wolf, it’s a Red Riding Hood retelling), That Moment When a YA anthology, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, The Freelancer’s Survival Guide by Kristin Kathryn Rusch, Jewel in the Mud by Harmony Kent, Vivid Emotions by Rayne Hall, Caravel by Stephanie Garber, Strange Weather by Joe Hill, and Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor.

Writing And Poetry

The Urge

Approaching the edge of the rooftop I have an urge to jump off.

This sensation is common when scavenging the upper floors. It is a form of… 94 more words

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It was the third month of her walking spree, yet Hira was nowhere near to her destination. Her hopes of finding it oscillated between days and nights of vast emptiness. 726 more words

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Entropic June

In one of the spare seconds when the wind isn’t blowing and the train is miles off yet, Russ holds his breath and stands perfectly motionless atop a mountain of discarded kitchen tile. 1,051 more words



Warning: Mature content.  This is a work of pure fiction.  Any resemblance to real life is unintentional.  It is based on a fear I’ve always had. 2,414 more words


The Surprise in the Haystack

Bub and Dub Taylor went out on the porch, Bub Talor lighting the wet end of an old cigar. Bub smelled terrible, as always. But he never spent much time with anyone except his brother and the old woman that owned the farm, so he hardly cared. 374 more words