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The Third Day of Fic-mas …

Ghosts of Yuletide Past Aife made her way silently down the stone path leading to her family home. She couldn’t stop smiling. It felt like she’d been away forever. The chance to see them all again was such a precious gift. She could hardly credit the peace and contentment that had settled into her chest […]

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Bad Dreams

Author’s Note – I couldn’t sleep the other night and I wound up writing fanfic for my own characters. In case anyone’s been missing them, I decided to share it. ~ J Ben sighed quietly and rolled over onto his side with deliberate care. His breathing was finally returning to normal, his preternaturally sharp vision […]

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Something’s Gotta Give (A Demonic Short Story) Available Now!

  $0.99 on Kindle or for Free on Kindle Unlimited. An assignment in Hollywood? That sounds like Paradise … Ronoven should have known better. In Hell, nothing was ever as easy as it sounded. Take a trip above, they said. Use your human name. Go around as Ben again if you want. Collect a movie star’s soul. It’ll be easy, they said. And he bought it. Hook. Line. And sinker. Then he met her. An innocent; caught up in her own pain, in the whirlwind fame of Hollywood’s heyday. He couldn’t save her life, but if he was willing to play the odds, he might just be able to save her soul. Ben had always been a gambling man. Something’s Gotta Give – Available now. http://mybook.to/somethingsgottagive

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Ain’t No Mountain

Just another little piece of nonsense from this month’s writing challenge. ~  J “Write a 250 word stream of consciousness from the perspective of a woman whose life will change drastically in three minutes.” Oh, dear God, that hurts. Why am I here? It seemed like a fabulous idea when it first came to me. […]

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On the fourth day of Fic-mas, we look to the new year, and find something not quite new to fear …

Out With The Old “Mikey, I said no more cookies,” Mary Davies called out to her son, who was in the kitchen, ostensibly to get the wine glasses for the table. “Um … Sorry!” drifted back through the swinging door. “Were those sleigh bells I heard in there,” her husband Clark asked with a smile, […]

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Seven Days Photo

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The Velvet Dark

All alone.
Waiting.
For The Velvet Dark.

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July 18, 2016 ~ JF

“Write a free form poem about the formula for happiness.” Formula for Happiness You want to know how to be happy, do you? A seeker, huh? Pursuer of that golden blessed state we all crave. This isn’t going to be easy for you to hear, so I’m giving you a chance to walk away. No? […]