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Why foreign assistance is important to US economy

Too many Americans are just plain wrong when it comes to foreign aid.

In January 2016 a Kaiser Foundation survey showed that 15 percent of the American people believe the foreign aid budget represents more than half of the U.S. 717 more words


Story Prompt #7

Scenario Prompt:

The main character is running late for school/work so they decide to cut through the overgrown park that also doubles as a cementry in one corner. 64 more words


Flash Fiction Matters

(2250 words)

I’ve had a few requests to detail how I write the stories on my blog, To Cut a Short Story Short… 2,261 more words


Story Prompt #6

Dialogue prompt:

“Magic isn’t a cure…it’s a curse.”

-From prophecysixgogam.com (Found on Pinterest)



I stumbled upon an idea. It jolted me out of bed at three in the morning, onto the tiled floor and back into bed safe under the warm duvet. 254 more words


Finally a new Post

OK.  I admit, I’ve been remiss in updating the blog.  And since I’m retired, I won’t fall back on the old excuse of, “life gets in the way.” 446 more words

Sneak Peaks

Novel Inspiration 

I was five, it was summer, 1977 and the six of us piled into a Ford Falcon XC to get away for the Christmas holidays. I don’t remember the long drive to the coastal town of Esperance, on the southern coast of Western Australia, but it became a holiday I will never forget, and the inspiration behind my novel. 467 more words