A Very Private Grave

Life-Transforming Fiction

It's Time for A Reboot

Dave Meigs

Happy New Year! The clock has run out on 2010, the fat lady sang her tune, and Elvis has left the building. Okay, sorry for the silly clichés, but there is something about welcoming in a brand-new year that lifts my spirits. There is always a freshness blowing in the wind, the air is ripe with new beginnings, and I can’t shake the feeling that this next year is...

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Diary Of A Crazy Writer

The Little Black Bug

Deborah Anderson

Have you ever heard from God—through a bug? And then been inspired to write about it? Crazy, isn’t it? Well, it happened to me four years ago. I didn’t know why at the time, but I wrote the story anyway, filing it away for a rainy day. Lucky you. I believe the rainy day has come, especially with a new year upon us...

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Rachel Hauck

Rachel Hauck

Dodging Raindrops - What Do You Desire?

Coming off the Christmas season, the New Year is both exciting and melancholy. Exciting for what lies ahead. Melancholy because another year has faded into our memories and is now tucked away in the halls of history. One of the joys of Christmas for me is the beauty: the lights, the tree and the music, the general goodwill and good cheer. A week before Christmas, my husband...

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Quantum Marketing

Who Are You?

jim Rubart

“Who are you, again?” I sighed inside and shifted my weight as I stood at the info counter at the Redmond Borders bookstore. “James L. Rubart. I’m here to sign stock. My publicist set up an appointment with you for one p.m. And I’m doing a book signing here in January as well.” 

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Character Therapy

The Neat Freak

Jeannie Campbell

If your character color-codes his sock drawer or lines up all her DVDs in alphabetical order, they qualify as neat-freaks. Some out there in the world of psychology believe that Obsessive-Compulsive disorder operates on a continuum of sorts. 

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