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The young wolf and the fairies' club

-Silence; a young wolf named Orin was sprinting down a hill. His wounds were spotting the grass and his head was throbbing painfully, but that couldn’t stop him from running. 1,007 more words

Fantasy

Sparky Dances for Joy

Galaxy 10

Sparky the squirrel seemed full of the joys of . . . Autumn!

I captured the little critter scampering above in the canopies of these large trees, while I sat in the shade beneath enjoying my coffee. 161 more words

Humour

Art Attack

My latest short story, ‘Art Attack’, is out today at British crime magazine Near to the Knuckle.

The story is loosely based on real life: a news item about a sculpture created from knives handed in during a police amnesty.  78 more words

Crime

Nirvana

Lunchtime in the park in Manhattan. On the next bench over from me, a man sits and chats with his friend who has rolled up and parked her wheelchair next to him. 222 more words

Parks

What Doesn’t Kill Us Makes Us Stronger, Part 2

I met Greg and Laura Nordfelt at the 2013 Brain Injury Conference, just two years after Greg’s motorcycle crash. I’ve enjoyed our friendship and watching this couple get stronger through their traumatic experience. 1,011 more words

Stories

Buckwold House

With thanks to our gentle and diplomatic Friday Fictioneers host Rochelle Wisoff–Fields, and to J Hardy Carroll for the © photo that’s prompting us to spin our yarns this week. 113 more words

Reflections

I Love You!

Cadbury creme eggs were always a favourite at Easter time and I ate more than my fair share of them growing up in the UK. Of course, they are much smaller now than they used to be and, in my opinion, not quite as yummy. 131 more words

Humour