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Stories often have blended starts. What if I put this together with that? What would happen? Would the result be interesting? In the case of To Dream of Flying, I found an obscure reference to a Native American tribe of … Continue reading
One of the first stories I ever wrote was based on the idea of a family curse (?) passed from grandmother to granddaughter down through the ages. It skipped every other generation, so the mother of the next to inherit … Continue reading
This week we’re moving from gambling to ghost stories. After all, it is almost Halloween! Twelve-year-old Hannah Barnes is just like all the other girls in her small town, except for one little detail: Hannah’s best friend is a ghost. … Continue reading
I am not a gambler … in any sense of the word. BUT I was asked to write a short story dealing with games of chance. While SPINNING failed to make the cut for the anthology I wrote it for, … Continue reading