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Teaser Tuesday: Darkness Rising

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: * Grab your current read * Open to a random page * Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page * BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what… Continue reading Teaser Tuesday: Darkness Rising

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Happy Anniversary to me!

Happy Anniversary to me! I started this blog about a year ago, on October 29 2010. First post was on beginnings, which seems appropriate enough. The 29th was the day of the first October snow storm in a really long time. Well, driving out in it was one way to celebrate the anniversary, and one… Continue reading Happy Anniversary to me!

Short Story · Writing

Succinctly Yours: Food of the Dead

Succinctly Yours is a weekly meme by grandma. Of this meme she says: How low can you go? Use the photo as inspiration for a story of 140 characters OR 140 words. It doesn’t have to be exactly 140, just not more. This one is 140 characters.   Coming back from death was good, but… Continue reading Succinctly Yours: Food of the Dead

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Happy Diwali

Today’s is Diwali. It’s also known as Festival of the Lights, mostly because people string up lights and put candles in every window. Or so I assume. I have never been in India at this time of year, so who knows? Never seen a Diwali like in the movies, with fireworks and decoration and people… Continue reading Happy Diwali

General · reading · Teaser Tuesdays

Teaser Tuesday: The Tempering of Men, part 2

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: * Grab your current read * Open to a random page * Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page * BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what… Continue reading Teaser Tuesday: The Tempering of Men, part 2

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Succinctly Yours: Pumpkin Delight

Succinctly Yours is a weekly meme by grandma. Of this meme she says: How low can you go? Use the photo as inspiration for a story of 140 characters OR 140 words. It doesn’t have to be exactly 140, just not more. This one is 139 characters. He screamed, but only vomit came out. Guts… Continue reading Succinctly Yours: Pumpkin Delight

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Book Review: Unbound Darkness by Keri Arthur

From Keri Arthur’s website: Risa Jones is as extraordinary as her heritage. Born from a lab-enhanced clone mother and an Aedh father, she can not only talk to the souls of the dying and the dead, but she can see the reapers and walk the gray fields that divide this world from the next. They… Continue reading Book Review: Unbound Darkness by Keri Arthur