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Facebook Thriller

A True Story I logged onto Facebook, but couldn’t get past some weird new game Fb had introduced. Playing was not optional; I know because I tried to quit and couldn’t. Telling Faceook, “I don’t want to play” merely turned … Continue reading

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My Age of Anxiety

Part One: Step on a Crack (True story. Wish it wasn’t. Then again…) There were signs early on, but I was too young to know what they meant. When I was in primary school I heard the phrase, “Step on … Continue reading

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Dream Logic

I dreamed I’d flown to London. I was about to call my wife to tell her, “Honey, we’ve landed safely,” when the alarm went off. My first thought was, I’ll leave her a message, but there was no time. So … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 113

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Two: Everything (Continued) Previously: As they journeyed east, Zack and Gina were haunted by increasingly violent nightmares. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Gina had slept less than two hours, two frightening, fitful … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 111

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Two: Everything (Continued) Previously: In pursuit of the Questing Beast, and prodded by an inscrutable sword, Gina and Zack continued their journey. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Zack had figured out how … Continue reading

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