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Beach Bums

    It all started out innocently enough… But I digress…PTSD and all that. Here’s a quick history… I am a long haul truck driver. Hence, a professional tourist. We do not always unload and reload our trucks with clock-work precision. Sometimes we have to sit “for a spell” and wait. This is when a […]

The Chain of Madness Experiment!

This is something fun that the editors of the CSB just cooked up: Q. What is the Chain of Madness? A. The chain of madness is the CSB’s first attempt of a chain story and to pull this off we are asking for volunteers! So sign up in the comments below. Rules and other Information: After […]

Life is a Stage.

“This must be the worst gig ever” Jenny said to herself, stabbing another pencil into the desk top sharpener. She held the button down forcefully and the blades kicked in. She waited.  Six other pencils, already lethally tipped, were symmetrical lined across the counter.  She was stuck in this hell hole all summer thanks to […]

Minor Site Upgrade

After listening to Helen’s excellent YouTube audio clips of her work (found here) I decided to transfer over my space upgrade from Green Embers. I had purchased the space upgrade because I had started doing an audio podcast of sorts which transferred over to the Rome Construction Crew website and I no longer needed it […]

This is me!

I’ll try anything once, but in the words of the mighty MeatLoaf  “I won’t do that”…. My first attempt at podcasting, encouraged by a few too many glasses of red, a bag of M & M’s and a mobile phone recorder, not to mention Dean’s great prompts 😉 Oh, and excuse the dire Northern accent […]

Excerpt: Childhood Friends (Unedited from Legends of Windemere Vol. 4)

  Sari’s emerald eyes flutter open as pinpricks of sunlight appear on her face. She pushes a few locks of her dark blue hair out of her mouth while snuggling closer to the warm, slender body next to her. Her smooth legs entwine with the bare legs that feel like they are giving off waves […]

My Sweet Three-Year Old Shouts, “&$#@*”

Submitted by Melanie Jean Juneau.   Experience has taught me that the easiest and most effective way to influence children is to ignore negative behaviour and praise good behaviour. By treating swearing  in a laisser faire manner, my children quit almost immediately. When our family was still young, few kids lived nearby because our house […]


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