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We did it!
Thanks to all those who rallied round, put fingers to
keyboards and wrote until they could write no more. That elite band of authors
and poets which you see arrayed below.
Fine contributors all.
So, this edition may be a little behind schedule but it's
a good one.
I hope that you enjoy it.
Before we get started I must just mention contributor
Bruce Harris' new book "Odds Against" which contains 15 of his award winning
stories and is published in aid of the Huntington's disease association. Find
it at www.harriscentral.org
Kristy Kerruish [BIO] brings us a story about a couple of
archaeologists who have unearthed a stone head. It's obviously very old but, as
it was buried in the ground it can't mean much to the locals can it? It's
called The Beltane Fires.
Kevan Youde returns with this tale
of an inquisitor so effective that he can squeeze a confession out of anyone.
How does he do it? Read The Inquisitor and find out.
Eric Suhem takes a trip into the
country to visit some unusual villages. If only one could find the perfect
place to live, maybe this next village will be it? The story is called The
Village of Belonging.
JD DeHart is here to introduce us
to Doctor Milo, who bamboozles everyone with his amazing mathematical prowess.
But is he all he seems to be?
KJ Hannah Greenberg reflects upon
her life as a writer in this piece called Beasties, Babies, Publishing, and
Circuses. Surely it can't all be bad?
Gary Beck kicks off the poetry
corner with a selection from his collection Ignition Point. Gary also
has a new 116 page book out called Virtual Living which is widely
available. Get yours today!
Neil Ellman is the poet who
references works of art in his pieces. Last time he featured the work of Paul
Klee - and we have a Klee painting here too - but this time he casts the net a
Michael Lee Johnson has got
trouble. Trouble with doctors, trouble with women, trouble with life.. He's not
down about it though, and brings a touch of humour to his poetry.
"With a little help from my friends" we got by - well it
is the 50th anniversary of the release of Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club
Thanks to you all, readers and writers alike.
Until the next time.
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