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About Ben

Optimist, romantic, glass-half-full kinda guy. Long-time writer, new blogger. Looking to connect with other writers/bloggers and open-minded people to talk about life, love, and the world around us.

New Fantasy Story, Chapter 2 “Gifts”

It was quiet in the boys room, the time of night when Mister Sand had brushed away the daily fear and pain of life in the orphanage and replaced it with the hopes and joy of youthful dreams.  The only … Continue reading

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New Fantasy Story, Chapter 1 “Bubble Burst”

“You are lowborn and will never amount to anything!” The words stung worse than the lash that sometimes crossed Justyn’s back, a demoralizing combination of truth and fear.  Truth that, yes, he was born the lowest of the low, the … Continue reading

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18 Days Until The Dark Globe Create a World Writing Contest! I just wanted to give you all a bit of Info. on The Up and Coming Dark Globe Create A World Writing Contest. The…

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The Electric Man

  [4,218 words] Buford Ellington Warrick had been an electric man for thirty years and never, never, in all his days with the power company, had he ever met a customer whom he disliked more than Mr. Jacobson on the … Continue reading

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Kickstarter

Hm… thanks to a recommended link on Facebook (which I almost never click on) I ran across an author named Audrey Auden, who used a site called Kickstarter to raise funds for printing of a color illustrated version of her … Continue reading

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Readable?

Quick question– do you find the page layout (white font on black) readable, or should I think about a different color scheme?  I like the spooky feel of this page, but it’s more important to me that people find it … Continue reading

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