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  • Dowager’s Hump

    I'd pat my hump and he'd twist his torso. It reminded me of the way he turn his entire face away when we had sex. How, from the bed, he'd toss a Kleenex into the trash and say "basket!"

#Story Sunday

  • Danny’s Harmonica

    The wildflowers they’d planted never took root, but the delphiniums bloomed among the daisies and cyclamen. A pretty blue and white border marked the boundary that separated their yard from the ravine below.

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  • Facts and Fiction

    She is right; research can be a double-edged sword. Too little of it and you are left with sketchy facts and errors that weaken your plot’s credibility.

Litro Lab

#Tuesday Tales

  • Privation

    In America you were a teaching assistant, and you were officially poor. They paid you in biweekly checks, and you know now what a good thing that was. You spent the first on rent and frozen food; with the

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  • Danny’s Harmonica (6/25/2017) - The wildflowers they’d planted never took root, but the delphiniums bloomed among the daisies and cyclamen. A pretty blue and white border marked the boundary that separated their yard from Read More
  • Waking The Neighbours: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy (6/24/2017) - Roy's follow-up to her Booker-winning sensation The God of Small Things has been twenty years in the making.
  • On Trumpsters: The Workforce That Believes Trump Works For Them (6/24/2017) - Much of the world appears to have moved on from the early stages of grief -- denial and anger — into the later stages of depression and acceptance. But accepting Read More
  • Dowager’s Hump (6/23/2017) - I'd pat my hump and he'd twist his torso. It reminded me of the way he turn his entire face away when we had sex. How, from the bed, he'd Read More
  • Rough Gem (6/20/2017) - You may think it's rural, wild or too slow, but Newfoundland is a rough gem; miles and miles of virgin lands, fir trees that surround the small towns sprinkled around Read More
  • Privation (6/20/2017) - In America you were a teaching assistant, and you were officially poor. They paid you in biweekly checks, and you know now what a good thing that was. You spent Read More
  • The Empty Quarter (6/18/2017) - We’ve seen films of the desert, we’ve seen that vast expanse of sand, and that moment when the shimmering haze on the horizon turns into a human figure, but when Read More
  • Pointless Friends (6/17/2017) - No one watches a game show, not if it’s any good. We get involved, we play: frowning, groaning, we bark our answers at the indifferent screen.

Fiction

  • The Storyteller

    A world where we are not truly free to make our own stories, but must tell the stories we were taught to tell...

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  • Rough Gem

    You may think it's rural, wild or too slow, but Newfoundland is a rough gem; miles and miles of virgin lands, fir trees that surround the small towns sprinkled around the Peninsula.

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