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Just an Update

For anyone that cares, I am in love with what I created with the one-word prompt for The Daily Post under Punishment. The ideas are flowing so I’m just going to keep going with it and try to post a continuation of Derek’s story around 2 PM each day. 41 more words


These Are the Moments I Live For

There were times when I thought I had life figured out. And there were a lot of times when I didn’t.

A map was laid out in front of me and I could see all the paths that lay before me; should I go down this street? 2,366 more words

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Altered States Once More

The anthology Altered States of the Union has been released.   Read our short story, “Gertrude of Wyoming” in its pages.

Buy one!  Better still, buy a dozen.  193 more words

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The Priest's Log: Day 56

56th day of Service

I have finally come accustomed to the lack of moisture in the air here; it has been overlong since I’ve been home in Getenge.

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The Daily Post

“Please sir, may I have another?”


Unh! “Thank you sir.”

“I think you’ve had enough for today.”

“Are you sure? I have been a bit naughty lately.” Derek grinned at Patrick. 375 more words


The Droomgeier

A Short Story in Seven Parts


Samuel J. Brookes



The sky was like cement. It’s all coming apart, thought Jayce.

Purely out of habit, he had veered off the footpath and was walking through the piles of dead leaves on the strip of grass by the road, beneath the skeletal winter elms. 3,193 more words

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Murdo Girl...The family roots

  1. Bowers, Margarete, 1926
  2. Bowers, Robert, 1929
  3. Bowers, William (Bev), 1933
  4. Francis, William, 1937
  5. Francis, John, 1934
  6. Francis, Charles, 1942
  7. Francis, William, Billy, 1962
  8. Francis, Mary, 1970…
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