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If It Can’t be Explained, It Didn’t Happen

Art by AnAngryScottsman The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. Chapter One Zack Dore lived for the fantastic, … Continue reading

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What Happens While You’re Lost in Thought

‘Bicycle Boy’ by Mateusz Urbanowicz The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. Chapter One “Zachary Zinn rode like … Continue reading

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Noisy Neighbours

Originally posted on The Adventures Of…:
In life, sometimes you encounter episodes that are hard to describe, or for others to believe. One such episode, happened to me at Masai Mara, in Kenya. The park is themeing with wildlife. Wildlife…

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Into the Unknown

Photo by Johannes Plenio The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. Prologue “There’s magic in the world. And … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map is Here!

Preface: There’s Magic in the World Bedtime is the time to stall. And asking for a story is the best way to do it. In response to such requests, many years ago I began improvising an ongoing story for my … Continue reading

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To Go Where No Kid Has Gone Before!

Photo courtesy of riotdaily.com My Real Memoir It wasn’t just adventure or the forbidden I craved as a kid, it was the unknown. In fact, I think that was my true, underlying desire: to see things “never before witnessed by … Continue reading

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The Lure of the Forbidden

Mitch at age 7 (don’t let that innocent grin fool you) My Real Memoir As a boy, I always assumed adventure lay just beyond the signs that said, “No Trespassing.” And, in a way, I still do. “Making a beeline.” … Continue reading

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If Adventure Has a Name…

Photo credits: Old Chum and The Life of Animals  My Real Memoir I was born for adventure. I know that sounds a tad over-the-top, and maybe it was just my age. But from early on all of my favorite stories … Continue reading

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My All-American Friend

My Real Memoir Stevie was my first “normal” friendship. I put normal in quotes because it’s no longer considered appropriate. Personally, I’ve never been normal in any rational sense of the word, but Stevie was. I mean, heck, he had … Continue reading

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The Smell of Books

“I’ll buy a Kindle when they create a ‘book smell’ app.” I wrote that right before I caved in and bought a tablet computer. But the smell was never the point. It was the memories it evoked (although I do … Continue reading

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