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Original Fiction: Thief in the Night by Iseult Murphy

The whispers woke Mandrake, warning him that he was not alone. He opened his eyes a slit and peered out. By the light of the quarter moon, he saw a shadowy figure rifling through his backpack. He knew the stretch of road through the forested hills surrounding Marghbarg was home to a band of robbers… Continue reading Original Fiction: Thief in the Night by Iseult Murphy

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Giveaway: Name a character in a book.

Would you like to see your name in one of my books? For the third annual Joe Joseph Award for Literary Achievement, I’m giving away another two chances for your name to appear in one of my books. Perhaps you’d like your name to join the ranks of brave winners, such as Emma Wolski, who… Continue reading Giveaway: Name a character in a book.

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May Madness 4: What a Difference a Year Makes

May has arrived, and with it the anniversary month of my blog! In every book series or movie franchise there is bound to be at least one dud, and May Madness 4 could be subtitled The Bad One. Blog views, visitors, likes and comments are all down over the last twelve months compared to May… Continue reading May Madness 4: What a Difference a Year Makes

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Mollusk Madness by Priscilla Bettis

This short story appeared in the spring edition of 34 Orchard magazine. Click here to download a free copy of the issue. Katrina is having a hard time watching her teenage daughter grow up. Luckily she has her garden and her beloved slugs to help her pull through. The thorny blossom of my womb. Katrina,… Continue reading Mollusk Madness by Priscilla Bettis

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Do You Get What You Pray For by O R Lea

For 24 years Alma has been haunted by scapegoat, a terrifying goat headed man, but no one believes that he exists outside of her imagination. After moving to a new town to start a new life and a new job, Alma’s new friends start dying. Can she finally persuade others that scapegoat is real and,… Continue reading Do You Get What You Pray For by O R Lea