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Humphrey Flash Fiction

Humphrey – A Short Story

The Dome. That’s what they called it. In reality, it was more of a quarter dome, an observation hall that provided a view of Earth to those that came there. Many did, often to look back at what once was or just to meditate on

One Last Time

One Last Time – Flash Fiction

The man in the gray overcoat sat in his old station wagon. He waited. He took a sip of coffee from an old thermos and adjusted his glasses. He glanced at his watch and looked up and down the street that intersected with the side

Shadow of the Beast - Flash Fiction

Shadow of the Beast – Flash Fiction

The hunter looked down from the top of the clock tower onto the village below. Lit only by the pale light of the full moon above him, shadows reached across the streets and alleys like fingers of the undead. Small fires throughout the village lit

Arrival the review

Arrival – The Review

As I’m sitting here thinking about how to write a review of Arrival, the movie adaptation of “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang, I’m having trouble figuring out where to start. While many are clamoring for the next installment of the saga that takes place in

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Exploring The World Of Microfiction With TaleHunt

The society we live in is a fascinating beast. Everything evolves, everything changes, from the work we do to what we do to entertain ourselves. Take books and fiction, for example. When I was growing up, before the age of the Internet (gasp, there was

Book Review of Horizon

Horizon – A Review

Not long ago, the news headlines trumpeted that the world has passed the point of no return when it comes to CO2 in our atmosphere. Global warming’s got our planet in an iron grip and we’re too stupid to realize it and try to do

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Why I’m Not Participating In NaNoWriMo

So there, I’ve said it. I’m not participating in the National Novel Writing Month this year. I just won’t. Ok, maybe it’s really not that dramatic. Here’s the scoop: in early September, I was seriously planning on participating. I had a story all lined up.

Consider Review

Consider – A Review

Every few years, a doomsday scenario or prophecy comes along touting the end of the world as we know it. Religious leaders gather their devoted to far away compounds while pseudoscience types scare the world with their convictions that this thing or that points to the

Rise of the Storm Book Review

Rise of the Storm – A Review

In the last few years, much of my non-reading entertainment has been focused on fantasy worlds in one way or another, whether it be the adventures of Bilbo Baggins in the Hobbit movies or the latest season of Game of Thrones. Add to that a bit

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