The Vessel

She was born into a brittle vessel that never had a chance to harden. Growing up her house was never a castle but rather a constantly shifting uncertainty. Childhood was loneliness personified and her vessel was constantly under attack. She fought dragons that breathed fire […]

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A Pail of Water

Heads up, this story is about murder and all that comes with it. Read with caution  I also dedicate this story to my SFTC family – which for a FB group about murder is oddly supportive to all the members in the community <3  Oftentimes […]

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Ms. Pumpkin Eater

Constance loathed her husband Peter. She was indifferent to him when they met as kids; but now… 10 years into marriage… she loathed his existence. Marrying him wasn’t a choice, it was an obligation. Her parents, and his parents decided when they were kids that […]

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The Lion Tamer

When the Baryshnikov Circus came to town everyone gathered in the streets to see the parade. Children clutched their parents hands dreaming of running away and joining the fun. Adults held their kids hands and dreamed about running away from their responsibilities.  The clowns drew […]

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I <3 Murder

I went to the book launch yesterday for the book Forest City Killer (Vanessa Brown). During the talk about the book; Vanessa and her co-speaker discussed why women flock to true crime and consume vast quantities of true crime media. None of their ideas are […]

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