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Writer’s riddle

Someone gave me this riddle about writers. I think it’s clever: Why are writers the strangest creatures in the world? Because their tales come out of their heads. (ba-dum ching!) Advertisements

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‘Making the Bitter Sweet’ by T. L. Wiens- a review

Can a lone, cruel, teenaged bully shred the fabric of an entire town? T. L. Wiens answers that question in her novel Making the Bitter Sweet (ISBN 978-1-4363-8338-7). Wiens has produced a tale of bullying, revenge and redemption with more … Continue reading

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For an audience of one

(Written in the middle of the night) I’m sitting in a lonely hospital lobby wasting time. I’ve pulled out my pen and notebook hoping to discover something worth writing. I suppose, given enough effort, I can fill a page or … Continue reading

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Why I’m entitled to a Nobel Prize for literature

Influenced as I am by the education of my youth and the spirit of the age, I hope today to realized the fulfillment of a dream. I want to win the Nobel Prize for literature. I think I can win, … Continue reading

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storypraxis: one angry hippo

Roddy Nelson sat quietly in his office for what he was sure would be the last time. Leaning back in his leather chair he wondered how it all went so wrong. He’d been the Athletic Director of the Apaloosa State … Continue reading

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storypraxis: sell it to the butcher at the store

One the south side of town on I-83 is a nondescript little roadside shanty called ‘Toad’s Roadkill Café’. It’s owned and operated by Eloise ‘Toad’ Chisum, chef, entrepreneur and local character. Despite it’s unusual name, it’s widely known for it’s … Continue reading

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Hector- today’s storypraxis prompt

The following is a brief history of Hector, Texas, population 866. The town was established in 1845 by decorated Texas war hero Aloyisious Hector. Captain Hector rose to prominence at the battle of Peyote Springs in the summer of 1843. … Continue reading

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