Short Fiction

Dry yard


Reporters are trained to develop a sixth sense, a nose for when a story smells fishy. And something about this one wasn’t right. First of all, Tom Sutherford’s wife Rosa was missing, but all of her belongings were where she left them. She didn’t take any money out of their

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Peace of Midnight

The wind whispered through the dark, empty trees like a warning in a foreign language. Winter was coming, and with winter came shadows. Long nights. Endless journeys through the long, dark halls of my mind. I stared out of my solitary window facing the barren orchard. The few leaves left

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Movement and Inertia

“How did you know?” I ask, not sure I want the answer. I thought I had been careful. I thought Minnie felt only my feigned support and cheerfulness. “I don’t know,” she shrugs. “Just a feeling.” Blurred asphalt and weeds fill my eyes. A dilapidated farm house in the distance.

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Life and Opinion

How-Leaving-Church-healed me

How Leaving the Church Healed Me

This is my second attempt at writing this article. I tried to write it about two years ago, but I chickened out. I was still in contact with friends who attended church and had a strong Christian faith. I didn’t want them to know how far I had “fallen” or

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What I Hate about (Some) Married Women

What I hate about (some) married women… This write-up might never see the light of day. I’m not even going to try to be diplomatic. In my experience, (some) married women have a tendency to: Be smug. Look down on single women. Think they are better than single women. Treat

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How Evernote Revolutionized My Writing

According to Wikipedia, Evernote is “a cross-platform, freemium app designed for note taking, organizing, and archiving.” For me, Evernote is an extremely useful tool for organizing and composing blog posts. The way I use Evernote has taken struggle out of writing and has made it so easy for me to generate

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