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Anthology Excerpt: ‘The Grip of Back Pain’

Although written in a humorous tone, The Grip of Back Pain, portrays an early moment in the long and painful process that many of us will experience, first as the child and later as the parent. As our parents age, our roles slowly reverse, until we are the guardians of our now dependent parents. While […]

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From the 4th Anthology: ‘Death of a Vacuum’

This post from our fourth anthology features an excerpt from a story by Ann Lilly. Here’s what Ann has to say about the entertaining lesson: “Death of a Vacuum is proof that even when you think you have it all figured out, technology can go terribly wrong.” Excerpt from Death of a Vacuum Shortly after […]

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A ‘Cool’ Excerpt From Our Latest Anthology

This excerpt from our fourth anthology, Hilton Head Island: Time and Tide, is from the short story, “Cool,” by Sansing McPherson, who has this to say about the story’s inspiration: Snakes and sweaty heat are at the center of this tale. In the 25 years I lived in rural New Jersey, despite all the camping, […]

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