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It was most selfish of me

I’ve come to know that- now

I hadn’t before, not before you

Wanting, no- needing to be

That main object you peer for… 155 more words

Our favourite magical books! Laini Taylor's Lips Touch

We love a good magical haunting  story to give us goosebumps  here in Cinders! Here are a few of our favourite mystical, dreamlike reads to curl up with for November! 171 more words

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Publication! "When the Clock Stops" appeared in Ariel Chart in November 2018.

Another publication! “When the Clock Stops,” a Gothic story exploring Victorian superstitions about death, appeared in Ariel Chart on November 1, 2018. I wrote this story in three quick days, and it took an extra week to edit. 136 more words


Tuesday Terror! Basil Netherby by AC Benson

If music be the food of evil…

Apparently the famous EF Benson had two ghost-story-writing brothers – AC and RH (their parents were clearly big on initials). 799 more words

Book Review

Teaser Tuesday: Ichabod Brooks & the Resurrection Bowl #shortstories #fantasy

Today’s teaser is the opening for one of the Life & Times of Ichabod Brooks stories.  Not much of a set up for this since it speaks for itself, but you can check out the rest of his adventures on Amazon! 1,621 more words



My grandfather, Akparika, has fifty-two children. As is the case with nearly every family, one of his children stood out above the rest. In ours, it was Uncle Naitura; Uncle Naitu for short. 1,398 more words

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Write One True Sentence


 To get started, write one true sentence.

Hemingway had a simple trick for overcoming writer’s block. In a memorable passage in A Moveable Feast, he writes: 307 more words

Short Stories