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Irregularities

“This is Dr. Philbert’s office, calling for Travis. Could you please call us back? We’d like to speak with you about irregularities in your latest test results.” The voicemail sent a chill down his spine. They may be the scariest … Continue reading

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The Mystery Text

During their break, Maria met Angie for their usual coffee klatch in the staff lounge. Angie’s phone chimed. Her face drained as she read the text. “What’s wrong?” asked Maria. “Listen to this text. ‘Just wanted YTK my mom died … Continue reading

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The Late Night Mystery

Cadence got home late from work. She entered through the back door by the kitchen. It was dark, but immediately she could tell something was wrong. There was a putrid smell in the air that reminded her of rotting fish. … Continue reading

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Pleasant Dreams

“I had the weirdest dream last night,” said Colby. “Oh yeah?” “I dreamed I was pitching a perfect game in baseball.” “You don’t even like baseball.” “I know. It’s crazy. It was in the seventh or eight inning when I … Continue reading

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Lady Jane and the Red Gorilla- chapter 4

“And what if I don’t help you?” Jane asked. “Oh, you are so silly,” said Holly. “If you protect him, he dies. If you stay away, he dies. There’s no way to avoid it.” Jane glared at Red. There was … Continue reading

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Lady Jane and the Red Gorilla- chapter 3

The source of the interruption looked like June Cleaver on Prozac. She hardly seemed like Red’s type, Jane thought. “Who are you?” Jane asked. “I’m sorry,” she replied. “I was so concerned about Red’s manners I forgot my own. I’m … Continue reading

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I don’t know the meaning of the word quit! (That’s because I don’t own a dictionary)

The story I posted as a submission to storypraxis produced little feedback. Actually, it received no feedback whatsoever. Undeterred, I’ve continued the story today under the prompt irascible. Here it is: Lady Jane woke up with her head in pea … Continue reading

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