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We’ve Moved!

February 15, 2014
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Love Bites: Anti-Valentine Blog Hop 2014 WINNERS

February 14, 2014
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Love Bites: Anti-Valentine Blog Hop 2014 WINNERS

We invited you to put Cupid on notice and you met the challenge with gusto! You gave a schmaltzy holiday some kick and some kink. Bravo! Thank you to everyone who took the time to write, comment, and blast the challenge across social media channels!…

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The Insurance Adjuster

February 11, 2014
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No one deterred him as he strode down the hospital hallway. Not the timid nurse following in his wake, not the security guard hiding behind his newspaper, and not the black-robed priest blocking the hall until suddenly thinking better of it, ducking into the chapel,…

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Love Bites: Anti-Valentine Blog Hop 2014

February 3, 2014
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Love Bites: Anti-Valentine Blog Hop 2014

February is here and with it comes the influx of red roses, declarations of lurve and schmaltz as well as inflated prices. Yes, February brings Valentine’s Day, the day of love and with that comes our second Love Bites Blog Hop. This is your chance…

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Skin and Teeth

January 15, 2014
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  She’d been gone a week before I thought to go back to the beginning. Made it to the ledge overlooking Alpine Lake by mid-afternoon and was looking across the national forest, catching my breath, when I heard movement behind me. Turned and found myself…

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An Ungentle Opposition

January 13, 2014
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New York / 1922   She sought solace in the upstairs library but found trouble instead, ensconced in a cordovan armchair. He marked his book and stood. "I’ll leave you in peace." She sat beside him. “I’d rather you didn’t. I’m courting war tonight. Why?…

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Composers for Relief: Supporting the Philippines

December 31, 2013
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Cover artwork by Ryo Ishido

This story was written at the invitation of Samantha Readstreake Geary for the Composers For Relief project. It's based on the gorgeous song THE PHOENIX by Celestialrainafall Music and dedicated to my writing pal JB Lacaden.     Walang Maliw   (Undying) Habang may buhay,…

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Bad Santa 2013 Winners

December 29, 2013
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Bad Santa 2013 Winners

Finally, after the great white out of 2013 (!), the stories have been read and votes tallied!! Thank you to everyone who entered, commented, and voted!!   Judge's Choice Mark Ethridge Fan Fave Tie  Samantha Geary Jones Jeff Tsuruoka   As we head into 2014,…

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Bad Santa 2013 Vote-O-Matic

December 22, 2013
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Sharpen Your Pencils and Cast Your Votes   Fan Favorite Contest Open for votes noon Sunday, December 22, through noon (pacific) Monday, December 23. Vote for your favorite entry in the comment box below by typing in the name of the writer OR the title…

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Mid-Week Blues Buster # 39

December 12, 2013
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La Familia   She grabs her coat and backs out the door. It’s freezing and her gloves are on the hall floor but she doesn’t go back inside. Where to go? Who to trust? How to cope? The Tazza d’oro is three blocks away. It’s…

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Bad Santa Blog Hop 2013

December 9, 2013
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Bad Santa Blog Hop 2013

Welcome to the third annual Bad Santa Blog Hop! Got a grudge with the big guy?  Sick of getting coal in your stocking?  Tired of living in fear of the Naughty & Nice list? Then this is your chance for a little literary revenge! We're…

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