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More from Magnolia

Two blog posts in two days?!  Crazy!

Magnolia seems to have garnered some attention from a few of you, so I decided to write another little excerpt from that world.   700 more words


Down the Block

It was that house. You know the one, it exists in every neighborhood. The house no one under thirteen will go anywhere near. It is the home of hundreds of lost balls and the stuff of dares. 1,260 more words

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The Blurry Man

I first noticed the man when I was twelve. Mom had picked up the photos from my birthday party at the local Rite-aid and I was going through them. 1,261 more words

Short Story

Old Man Saunders

It was hot that Fourth of July in the tiny little town of Humphrey. Housewives had been up early preparing picnic lunches for their families to enjoy on the town green after the parade. 659 more words

Short Story

Red and the Wolf

We all know the story of the little girl that wandered off the path and met the wolf in the woods. But like so many tales it’s not what it seems and the truth hasn’t really been told. 1,186 more words

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Lirsti and Illuvetar: Part 5

Meeting the Barbarian

“There it is, my friends. The great Ethanopolis.” Lirsti looked meaningfully into the distance.

“Quite,” said Illuvetar sipping his coffee while leaning on the edge of the hot-air balloon’s basket. 579 more words


Neat Rings

Clink; clink-clink, was the ice’s reply to the whisky glass in which it had bounced around – there was no whisky in the glass, mind you (let alone any other liquid). 2,171 more words