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A new story from Tee
The sequel is out. Part 2: A return to bitter coffee and a sweet surprise

"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing." B Franklin - Brilliant visual inspiration by Larz "Size does matter. #wrdsmth"

A new story from Walter Hook
"A heartless dream" full of soul

A new story from WinstonSmith
A witty funny satire from a literary star!

'If Shakespeare was writing today.." Peter James, Guardian Books, has an interesting take on it, what do you think?

A new story from RoadRunner
“PULL UP YOUR PANTS!” A motivating read!

Register with an email, choose a pen name and you are halfway to becoming a novelist.

A new story from WinstonSmith
President Trump has trouble with Putin. A funny and witty must read.

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Trump. Narratics was right.
BBC
Coffee by the seaside
Hasna Frangieh
The Orient Express
Magnolia house
Stories in a jar
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A castle moving with time
TGE Systems Power Plant
TransGas Energy Systems
War can't kill love.
Size does matter. #wrdsmth
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IS ALL THAT WE SEE OR SEEM
 BUT A DREAM WITHIN A DREAM?

/ / 2017

"And I hold within my hand
 Grains of golden sand-
 How few! yet how they creep
 Through my fingers to the deep..." -Edgar Allen Poe

MUSIC WAS SUPPRESSED DURING THE LATE RENAISSANCE?

/ / 1600

Music was seen as something that would encourage get togethers, drinking, prostitution, etc... and was legally banned in the late 1500s!

THE POWER TO REMEMBER AND THE POWER TO FORGET

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Part 2: A return to bitter coffee and a sweet surprise

I remember riding for a long time laying low on the back seat of my father’s green Mercedes. From then on I can only recall flashes of the day, like waiting for an automatic missile to empty its anger on innocent lives. The game was to count 12 explo...

YOU COULD LIVE ANYWHERE

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Where would you like to wake up someday?

DARK MATTER CAN BE CAPTURED AND USED

/ / 1960

Dark Gold - Chapter 2

… (Continued)... One cannot miss that Ben made a solid fist in his left hand and his right hand was holding a pile of crumbled papers. The startled Francis was speechless, trying to gather himself to say something. A few seconds later, that seemed ...

"BEIRUT MADINATI" WON

/ / 2016

The results of Beirut’s municipal elections are out. "Beirut Madinati" did not win, what if they'd won and the notion of civic culture and power to the people became victorious?

IF SHAKESPEARE WAS WRITING TODAY...

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All's well that ends well for Bill Shakespeare.

Bill Shakespeare stared out of the window of his semi-detached Mock Tudor home on the outskirts of Stratford-Upon-Avon. Despite the outward calm, his body was a bundle of nerves. The postman had just delivered a letter. Bill was familiar with ...

ALL OUR DREAMS CAME TRUE?

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A Heartless Dream

Georgia is trembling. She is trying to stay calm. Mark is holding her hand and she is holding his really hard. The tube sways them left to right, but they seem to be so stuck to the floor, they move with it perfectly. “This is Baker Street” and tube ...

IF WE ALL HAD THE POWER OF EMPATHY

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“He began to understand that he was not alone in the world, and that he was afraid for the sake of another--which is the most soul-satisfying fear known to man."-R.Kipling

WE ONLY NEED WATER TO SURVIVE

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Bernard's Brew

Bernard woke up early morning to get ready for work. It was the start of his two week rotation at Maple Lodge. His task is to supervise this new treatment procedure that can boost supplies of water to the 32million residents of the city of London. Be...

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