Posts Tagged ‘fictions’

A Winter’s Mistake

Posted by melissa kandel on December 8, 2016 in #lwsblogchallenge, Fiction | No Comments

Here is the first thing Minerva Griffin thought when she stepped on the train at Koblenz Central Railway Station: This is a mistake.

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Celebrity Cat Marries Wealthy Canadian Businessman

This article is part of a weekly series, “Untruth Tuesdays,” in which I take something completely, absurdly untrue then write about it as if it weren’t. BY MELISSA MARNI, senior staff writer, The civic cheetah press Trixie, a Japanese Bobtail cat with more than 500,000 followers on Instagram, is one of the most sought-after cats by […]

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An Earth Day Reason

Posted by melissa kandel on April 22, 2016 in Fiction, Photography | No Comments

“To tell you the truth, I don’t know,” said Henry. “You don’t?” Asked the stranger sitting next to him, a burly man with wide earlobes and no hair. “I don’t know,” Henry said again. “How can it be that you’ve traveled the entire world looking for something and you don’t know what that something is?” […]

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Sincerely And With Feeling

Posted by melissa kandel on September 10, 2015 in Fiction | 1 Comment

By Melissa Marni As the black crow flies, so too does the luck of anyone brazen enough to steal from the Painted Desert for the sake of a vainglorious because I can. Such a creature of inordinate vanity cannot, by the laws of moonlight and the writs of sunshine, remain unpunished for very long. He (let […]

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Do You Read?

Posted by melissa kandel on July 18, 2015 in Fiction | 5 Comments

By Melissa Marni Dixon knew the exact moment when he crossed the county line. The deflated tension, the automatic exhale. Cops in Desperado were slow as the town they rode through on old horses or rusted police cars. Here rock and roll meant windswept stones and lonely tumbleweeds. Here time was a vagrant passerby with […]

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