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Daylight Savings is (are?) Over!

Attention, monsters:  Note for anyone else still wearing a Halloween costume: This reminder applies to vampires, snow queens, princesses, wookies and superheroes, as well as normal humanish persons. Thanks to Aussie artist Emma Kidd for the delightful monster!

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They Just Don’t Make Monsters the Way They Used To

When I was a kid, Halloween was a big deal. I loved monsters, and regularly built monster models: The Mummy (with real cloth!), Frankenstein’s monster, King Kong (with real fake fur), the Invisible Man (an empty stand with footprints). I … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 105

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-One: “Hey-fah for the Sea!” (Continued) Previously: A raging storm overtook the fisher folk’s boat. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ When Zack opened his eyes, Shelcor was…

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The Unseen

Marine biology isn’t exactly a magnet for government financing, especially from the military-industrial complex. But Harcrest’s signature CBE (crude-but-effective) presentation style had secured full funding for the Bio-Invisibility Project. “We’re not talking the usual cloaking device foreplay here,” Harcrest had … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 50

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Eleven: …and Found (Continued) Previously: Two immense black widows had begun to push their stingers into Gina’s eyes just as…

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The Wishing Map 107

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-One: “Hey-fah for the Sea!” (Continued) Previously: Gina and Zack realized the sea monsters were actually there to rescue them. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ They’d been traveling for perhaps an hour … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 106

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-One: “Hey-fah for the Sea!” (Continued) Previously: What could be worse than capsizing in a storm? Sea monsters! ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ The dark, slick figure emerged right next to Zack … Continue reading

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