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Isabelle Encounters…

Just some small bits of a children’s story I am trying to write for my niece and nephew.  I need to flesh out the idea before I can go any further. Isabelle Encounters Once upon a time there was a princess.  She … Continue reading

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My First Experience with “Real” Depression

This is a short story out of what will eventually, hopefully be a novel. It’s a story of a friendship in need of saving. It’s mostly true with made up elements, but that’s true of most of my stories. I … Continue reading

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The Ring – Guidance Requested

So I started off writing a short story following these prompts that I found on a website. They simply said to write a short story involving: A stolen ring, a fear of spiders, and a sinister stranger. I started, and … Continue reading

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And I Will Save You

For this story, I had a friend (sleeplogic.wordpress.com) give me a random idea and protagonist and I came up with the rest of the story. The idea:  Evil Gods The Protagonist:  A Small girl having a confrontation with a malicious … Continue reading

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The Love Story of Lillian and James

So I realized a long time ago that the majority of what I write is in the first person.  This obviously happened to me because I spent so much of my life writing in journals.  It’s what comes naturally to … Continue reading

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Step Family Living

This one is about two years old: I walked into my still unfamiliar new house, and as usual I took pains to avoid my new family.  My new dad.  My new sister.  Being a sister is supposed to mean something … Continue reading

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The Hopeless, The Romantic

Short story from 2007: I guess in the beginning it was what it was.  Nothing more, nothing less, yet somehow profound in meaning and reality.  And though it started only a short time ago, emotions flew, and we both knew … Continue reading

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