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The Cure - Mutant 750

The Cure

Empty houses and roads devoid of traffic whisked past in a blur beneath the HH-65 Dolphin helicopter. The unearthly whine of the Coast Guard chopper’s rotors screamed as Lieutenant Lowden raced over the Oregon coastline at maximum speed. 967 more words

Short Fiction

RIP, Leonard Nimoy

In case you haven’t heard, Leonard Nimoy has passed away.

I’m not normally affected by celebrity passings, other than to offer a quick prayer. But his portrayal of Spock in The Wrath of Khan showed, to my childhood mind, the Platonic ideal of nobility and (if I’d had the word at the time) charity. 308 more words


2015 Reading Challenge, Book 5: Ack Ack Macaque by Gareth L. Powell

I’m two books ahead of this, so I’m feeling pretty smug right now. Of course, these vlogs are getting less and less views, so I’m pretty sure no one else is as delighted as I am of this swathe of reading. 134 more words


Reading: I - Tlon, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius - Jorge Luis Borges

I finished reading Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges on February 25, 2015. I’m a little embarrassed it’s taken me this long to read it, but my passion for short stories is relatively recent and my time is spread cripplingly thin. 1,451 more words

Creating creativity; A writer's manifesto.

Creating creativity; A writer’s manifesto.

1) Be careful of becoming lost in the sea of your own creativity, if you have time on your hands and even if you don’t, keep busy. 233 more words

Creative Writing

Le Book Shoppe (1)

Robb hurried down the dark and deserted street toward McDuff’s Bar & Grill. He was already late for his appointment with Tony, and forcing the man to wait would not help with the current predicament. 1,621 more words