“Somebody had managed to take several fully loaded armoured vehicles and vanish them completely in a single night. From separate locations across the entirety of the city. All at the same time. At least according to the final transmissions from the tracking devices.”
“This short story is about an android who like a human is on a quest to discover if he has a spirit and soul. The android is a metaphor for any human being who has ever asked do I have a spirit? Do I have a soul? And what is the difference between the two? At its core, the android asks what constitutes a human being? There is a whole universe waiting and it’s there inside of you and all around you.”
Cabbage by Mary Breaden One thousand steps to the boats they’d stashed away. The cove where they’d stored the boats was only accessible by steps the men had hammered and pounded into the face of the cliff. Whether the night be stormy or fair, one thousand steps down was what it would take before the rescue could begin. The cove had been named for the Coast Guard Captain’s daughter, a girl who was the curious type; the daughter had been […]
19. “Yeah, but you can put anything into Irish stew,” he said with a wink then poured in a generous shot of Kilbeggan whiskey.
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“Stream of consciousness, narrative technique in nondramatic fiction intended to render the flow of myriad impressions—visual, auditory, physical, associative, and subliminal—that impinge on the consciousness of an individual and form part of his awareness along with the trend of his rational thoughts. The term was first used by the psychologist William James in The Principles of Psychology (1890).”¹ “so i’m looking back on this relationship that ended just over a month ago maybe less and my people are telling me […]
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We are what our stories are. This is why it’s also important to claim our narratives of who we are. So how can we benefit most from this relatively cheap and easy self-help? By just writing it out.
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4. You notice liver spots on an elderly woman/man who is sitting next to you on the subway. Her/his spots appear to multiply every time the subway stops to let passengers board or disembark.