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A glimmer in the darkness ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

I like to sit up here and watch the dawn. That first flicker, the unsteady fragile glint of sunlight peaking over the horizon. It means that a hundred and fifty million kilometres away, the searing ball of gas is still … Continue reading

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The Hound on the Moor ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

‘What do you think, a cow?’ Arthur poked the skull with his stick. ‘Possibly, or a large hound.’ ‘Strange, sitting here in the middle of an empty moor. A deer I could understand. I wonder how it got here.’ James … Continue reading

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Faraway, so close ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

Now so calm, so peaceful. Even beautiful. Pink sky and blue clouds reflected in the deep blue water. But she could no longer see beauty in the world. Not here, looking out where the Makassar Strait met the Celebes Sea. … Continue reading

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The Fall ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

The car swept him through the city. As he looked out he saw the city he had built. The banks, the hotels, the casinos – he owned a piece of all of them. An empire that seemed impregnable. An empire … Continue reading

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The beginning of a revolution ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

Mist rolled down the hillside into the base of the valley where the small hamlet lay. Silence ruled as the hanging shroud dampened any sound. Then, cutting through the atmosphere, a clear, sharp repeated noise emerged. ‘Slap, slap, slap’ footsteps … Continue reading

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Caught ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

He strained against the ropes as the sun moved across the sky above the trees. A gentle breeze made the canopy whistle and sway. It was the only sound. He still saw the painted face under the tousled hair, the … Continue reading

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The Spinning Circle of Death ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

He stared at it. It stared back at him. It seemed harmless, a spinning circle. Yet within it he sensed malevolence, an ominous presence, a threat. Was it sneering at him? Laughing at his bad fortune? How long would the … Continue reading

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At all costs ~ IainKelly #writephoto

Her lungs felt like bursting, her legs had no energy left in them. Still she pushed herself on. The bell rang for the final lap of the track. She pictured that tunnel of trees over and over in her mind. … Continue reading

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An act of mercy ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

His face was as stony as the rocky outcrop at the top of the hill. I wondered if his heart was made of similar granite. Since Mum had passed he hadn’t shed a tear. My sisters and I had gathered … Continue reading

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A Call For Guest Posts for the ULS, The Underground Library Society ~ Charles French

Reblogged from Charles French: Hello to everyone! I recently had an excellent guest post from Josh Gross, a wonderful blogger. I am sending out a request to anyone who would like to join the ULS, the Underground Library Society, and … Continue reading

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