Daily Archives: February 5, 2018

Sanctuary – Emma Hyde #writephoto

The icy wind swirled around the woods, slashing at Asha’s bare skin like a hundred serrated knives. She pulled her threadbare shawl tighter around her shoulders. It was a clear night, her path moonlit through the creaking trees, but in … Continue reading

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Hokora – Hayley R. Hardman #Writephoto

I stopped before the shrine, my younger sister’s hand tightening in my own. I glanced down at her. Miki’s school uniform almost matched mine and her long black hair was tied back like my own. She had a bright pink backpack … Continue reading

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Chris Graham meets author Paul Andruss

Reblogged from Chris, The Story Reading Ape, who have been doing some detective work on author Paul Andruss, writer in residence at Sally Cronin’s Smorgasbord: About Paul Andruss Since a facial paralysis problem some years ago, Paul has chosen to … Continue reading

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The Immortality Of Rocks – Geoff Le Pard #writephoto

Plinth the Uneven took in the scene. A girl, pebble-young in white, eyes lowered, nervy; a woman, nicely strata’ed, also in white, talking softly. Sodding devotees, that’s what they are, he thought. A novitiate and her minder. She’ll want to … Continue reading

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Messing about on boats – Pakistan style – Mary Smith

Reblogged from Mary Smith: Messing about on boats has never been my thing and when I went to work in a leprosy hospital in Pakistan sailing was not something in which I expected to participate. Karachi-ites, however, are proud of … Continue reading

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#writephoto – A Father to His Children – Michael

He told his kids that upon his death he was to be cremated not buried. He had reasons for that decision. He took his children to the cemetery and past all the new graves; all cared for and decorated with … Continue reading

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Crack. The ruler slapped down on the desk, narrowly missing my knuckles and dissolving the magic. “Daydreaming again? You will pay attention in my class, young lady!” The French mistress, determinedly optimistic to the last, turned her back and returned … Continue reading

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Lark #midnighthaiku

For Frank J. Tassone’s Haikai Challenge

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