Daily Archives: February 16, 2017

Guest author: Amy M. Reade – I Don’t Write Horror—I Live It.

I don’t know how many times I’ve come back from a vacation and said to anyone who would listen, “I’m never going on vacation again,” only to pack up and go somewhere else the following year. Honestly, with all the … Continue reading

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The Chasm

First in this week…

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Thursday photo prompt – Tryst #writephoto

Use the image below to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… light or dark, whatever you choose, by noon (GMT)  Wednesday 22nd February and link back to this post with a pingback. Please make sure that … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up – Flame #writephoto

The photo for this week’s prompt was taken in Ye Olde Nags Head, a 17th century coaching inn in Castleton… and one of the innumerable Derbyshire pubs where we warm our toes on our travels. More wonderful entries this week. … Continue reading

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Love in the time of prejudice – #Silenti

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
During a recent journey to visit our family in Australia, we were on the long second leg from Dubai to Australia. Two middle-aged women of Arabic origin were seated in the row ahead and…

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#writephoto flame: hunter or hunted? Lorraine

Story so far*: Culleen Callawe’en has travelled far in her quest for personal magic. From the shore of the northern ocean to a cliff-top above the great easterlies’ sea. Born humanish among a people all possessing magic, Culleen felt the … Continue reading

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“Just out there,” said the cat, “There’s a pond full of fish. And fish, as you know, Is my favourite dish.” “There is one,” she continued, “With tail all askew… And to catch such a fish Should be easy to … Continue reading

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The King of Castle-Hill… Stuart France

* …There once was a King who lived in a Castle on a Hill. He was Lord and Master of all he surveyed. One daughter he had sired but his wife had died in giving the child life. His daughter … Continue reading

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Dammed #midnighthaiku

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