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Musings On Fanciful Hagiographies

Disclaimer: I am simply a layperson and these are my observations. I am not claiming to speak for any authority other than my own. Maybe because I have been thinking of realism in fiction lately, and with it being the … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Librarian Who Doesn’t Read Much…

…at least not of the fiction variety. I used to love to read. I still do, but now I tend to read a lot of online articles and non-fiction. When I want a fix of fictional stories, I tend to … Continue reading

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From the Rubble – Part III

copyright 2007/2015 3. Some of the lower floors had been finally uncovered after several hours, the soldier remarked to himself. There was something to be said for having determined men helping to dig and haul, even if the authorities did … Continue reading

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From the Rubble

copyright 2007/2015 1. It was dark, cold, and whatever force that was pressing on her body was heavy. Every breath that she took was painful. Breathing was nearly impossible because the force on her chest was much too strong, and … Continue reading

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Reminiscing Over Tea & Cocoa

copyright 2014 Christmas dinner had become remarkably less busy than it had been for Antonia in the days when she had five children at home. Now, with her youngest married and twenty-four years old, Christmas dinner consisted of simply five … Continue reading

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What’s With Fictional Name Rules?

All over our lives, we are met with names. We have names for places, things, concepts, pets, and of course, people. For a person, a name is something that is usually thought out and researched. There are hundreds of baby … Continue reading

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Christmas Stockings

Mandie was not sure what or who inspired her to put up a tree this year.  She had been adamant that she would not bother with the hassle of hauling it out of the storage closet, putting the pieces together, … Continue reading

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