Category Archives: Killer Reads

Breaking Up, Part Deux

So following up on my break-up with social media, the second “last straw” came when the internet attempted to crush me with an email inbox jammed with new messages, for the day – THE DAY – exceeding 100. After a … Continue reading

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Far From the Madding Crowd

Far from the madding crowd’s ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learned to stray; Along the cool sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Excerpt from Thomas Gray’s Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, lines … Continue reading

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July StoryTime Blog Hop

ALL ABOARDI’ve no idea how long I’d lain unconscious. I struggled to sit up – damned hard to do with my hands cuffed behind my back. The rumbling and swaying in darkness left me disoriented. A squalid stench assailed my … Continue reading

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I’m Going to Post a Story!

I’m thrilled to be joining the IWSG Storytime Blog Hop on the 27th, when I, and several other talented writers, [uh, yes, that includes moi] will be posting short stories. Come back and read them all. I will be drinking … Continue reading

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Childhood Stories Used To Be A Whole Lot Grimmer

Today is the birthday of Wilhelm Karl Grimm, the younger of the two Brothers Grimm. He was born in Hanau, Germany in 1786. The Grimm Brothers are known for their collection of folk stories, known as Grimm’s Fairy Tales, which … Continue reading

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