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Learning From the Dead

Is it too late to ask questions of someone whose passed from our realm of life? Yes, pretty much everyone would agree, that would be a one-sided conversation. We humans are tethered to our existence by a fragile bond with mortality. In youth, it is natural...

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Urban Fantasy:It all Started With Edgar!

"Why do you write Urban Fantasy?" I've been asked this question enough times that I feel I should address it and put to rest a few simplistic views of a genre that employs a vivid imagination, as much as good writing techniques. While now, it is a matter...

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Truthfully Afraid!

During the recent 2016 Elections, I found myself not only reluctant, but afraid to talk about politics; especially mine! Watching the debacle unfold on TV and social media, listening to talk radio and monitoring the local mood of the small town I live...

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Crossing Lines

It probably isn't a smart move to make New Year Resolutions while under the influence of anything stronger than Mountain Dew. The reality of achieving goals set after five minutes of booze enhanced introspection, is naught; the same as the resolve not...

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What Is Your Sign?

It's never an easy conversation when someone asks me what Zodiac Sign I was born under. I'm never certain if the answer will effect our relationship, or even color their opinions with preconceived notions of character traits. I am not an adherent of the...

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The Secret Life of a Writer

The cue at the bottom of this blog page, warns me that "this section cannot remain empty", as if I would attempt to post a blog with only a title and no more substance than a patch of fog below it. I have to fight my way through the unsubstantial, but...

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Black Friday Needs Tweaked!

It's the early hours of the day after Thanksgiving. All is silent in the house. If I listen, all I hear is the click of the key strokes on my computer, and the muffled hum of the furnace as it works to ward off the cold outside the dark window. My coffee...

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Traditional Bogymen, by Francesca Quarto

Traditional Bogymen, by Francesca QuartoNo child was more afraid of the dark than I. Truth be told, I still get a shiver when the sound of a creak penetrates the gauzy fabric of my dreams, with the force of a thunderclap. It’s rather an embarrassment...

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The Rotting Man Syndrome

In this day of endless zombies cluttering our TV screens with their oozing faces and dangling body parts, it's almost a relief to watch the humorous exchange between a couple of colorful fish, searching for someone named "Dorey". I have developed a theory...

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