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Ageing

People tell me I’m a forty-six year old man and I have to believe them. I do believe them. Not that they persist in telling me, it’s just something...
Cherry

The Long and Spectacular Life of Agnes Magnusdottir 19

The Third Translation. Zelig Krüger’s Diary. Pages 4, 5 & 6 Oh my goodness. Oh my goodness. Oh my goodness. What developments there have been...

THE HAWK AND THE DOVE

'Justice And Mercy'
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The Long and Spectacular Life of Agnes Magnusdottir 18

The Second Translation. Zelig Krüger’s Diary. Pages 2 & 3 A library! The lift doors had opened and there it was. Although I had never seen one...
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Creeping F-ing Jesus.

The old man pulls a crumpled hanky from the side pocket of his jacket, and blows his nose. He peers at his notes and then at us with watery grey eyes...
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THE CHILDREN'S DAY GIFT

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Children's day celebration with a gift from GOD.
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Cassiopeia (opening chapter)

This is the opening chapter/prologue for a longer story/novel that I'm working on. It's about a woman who looks back on a domestically violent relationship with a man who would eventually commit murder-suicide with their children, leaving her behind. I want to make sure the opening 1000 words is enough of a hook for the larger story, without giving too much away or being too expository of the later plot. Does this chapter do that well? Do I hit that balance well? Thanks!

The Inventor of Music

I am the inventor of music. Before my arrival the world was dull and flat and empty and sad. Before I came there were just feelings dissociated from...