Celebrating the Release of "A Darker Slice of Life" – Author Interview

I am so exited about the release of my new book “A Darker Slice of Life”, and wanted to share with you the Smashwords’ Author Interview today. SW: When did you first start writing? I began writing relatively early in life, first re-writing my favorite novels into scripts at 11, than writing for screenplays for …

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Broken

Broken The darkest night of his life started at his fridge, one lonely beer waiting for him, one he should never have. In that moment of choice, one last moment of clarity he thought to call his Sponsor, but he had no more words left. Tears, dried up, heart-broken, the loss and despair where too …

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Gone To Soon – A Five Sentence Flash Fiction

Gone To Soon Their marriage had been over before it even had begun, a sham actually, it was never the real thing, never that what most girls would dream of, or what men would consider a blessing. No, this was a front, a mixture of defiance and a vehicle to freedom from restrictions and expectations. …

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Self-Determination – A Haiku

Self-Determination no faith in the stars destiny of our own make creators of dreams Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2014   The last two days where were asked by Daily Prompt to write about Horoscope, first to create one, then to write our own from the past month. Which brought me to write the above Haiku, …

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The Cure – A Spooktoberfest Post

The chill was deep and heavy, as she emerged out of her cocoon of blankets she had draped over herself, and moved toward the direction of the commotion not far from her front porch. Ever since the new neighbors had brought with them three unruly teenagers, and many disturbing toys, the quietness of her weekend …

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Progress – A Five Sentence Flash Fiction

Progress “Is this a suitable warm environment for the youngest?” Checking the thermometer, he nodded approvingly, answering swiftly: “You have done our cause well.” “It is my pleasure to serve, the New Order, Sir.” Looking behind them, the grey floor littered with bodies of those who rose against them earlier, in an ill-timed attempt to …

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Just A Girl – A Flash Fiction

This was the worst, and scariest day of her short life, the day where everything would change, and nothing would ever be the same. A slave to a custom, that never dared to ask what she wanted, her choices not relevant, her young age not an obstacle. She was, after all, just a girl, her …

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