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Melting Down While the Universe Watches

Source: tenor.com 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. Gina Dore had agreed to present the final Eighth … Continue reading

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Death by Public Speaking

Illustration by Sara-Mara 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. For some annoying cosmic reason, Mid-Mid’s (Middleton Middle … Continue reading

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How to be Funny

Four Key Elements of Humor* In Why Funny Matters we looked at the what of funny. Now let’s look at the how. First and foremost, comedy feeds on conflict, or at least the potential for conflict. It can be an … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 4

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter One: The Double Moon (continued) Previously: Abandoned by his now-teenage friends Michael and Casey, Zack had never felt more alone…

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The Wishing Map 4

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter One: The Double Moon (continued) Previously: Abandoned by his friends, Zack had never felt more alone in his life. Meanwhile, his sister Gina… ⇔ ⇔ … Continue reading

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