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The Great …

   I hope you enjoy reading this as much as I enjoyed writing it. A little inspiration can go a long way. This story was hatched on a cool Georgia night around a brand new fire pit. My daughter recently … Continue reading

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Building Mountains – A Truth Story

My name is Emily Harris, and I want to thank Scott for allowing me to say a few words about my truth story. I will say, he did a great job capturing the essence of my past struggles in only … Continue reading

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Family Fiction Short Story Contest

You may have noticed that the frequency of my posting has gone down the past few months. But that doesn’t mean I have stopped writing. On the contrary. I’m working on several new stories, and I’ve been submitting some to … Continue reading

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How Things Turn Out – A Short Story

Creativity often comes like a thief in the night. It breaks into your mind when you’re not expecting it. The story I’m about to share came about from that kind of invasion. As I was enjoying one of my other … Continue reading

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But it Worked for King Solomon!

As he read his Bible on the cabin porch, Old Man Jed heard an awful commotion in the distance. Across the pasture he spotted some strange goings-on. “Must be those two Darcy boys,” he said to himself. He pulled both … Continue reading

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Bigfoot and the Battle of Hiccup Creek

Cannon balls collided with tree trunks, shattering them and sending splinters in all directions. Occasional bullets whistled overhead, and fist-sized rocks streamed in from an unknown source. Whole sections of the forest were now set ablaze. Only four feet wide, … Continue reading

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The Nightmare Ends

Thank God it was only a dream. Tim Hyatt awoke, startled and now as alert as a wild animal evading the huntsman. He clutched the bed sheets as if his life depended on them, like a man hanging from a … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Family History Alive

I love to study my family’s history.  It all started when I discovered the dilapidated photo of my great-great grandfather Britton (see below) who was a private in the Civil War.  I also discovered a booklet written by a great-great … Continue reading

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A Short Story Gift for You

I can’t think of a better way to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War than to write a short story involving one of the battles fought in Spotsylvania, Virginia.  I credit the inspiration for this story to … Continue reading

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