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Short Story W – ‘WOUND’ ( ACT I )

Happy President’s Day everyone! Though I’m not finished with this short story, I’m going to upload part of it to hear everyone’s critique. It includes my favorite kind of “hero” the mousy, foolish type who wonders what his purpose is … Continue reading

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Short Story I – ‘ICU’

ICU Written by: Katya Szewczuk Cars moved through the city streets like a grazing cattle on the prairie. As the summer’s heat smothered the passerby, a woman blared her horn within the sea of cars, her hands raised and voice … Continue reading

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A Soot Filled Life (Six Sentence Story)

Here’s another writing prompt provided by Six Sentences  about an old chimney-sweeper’s everyday life. A SOOT FILLED LIFE By: Katya Szewczuk A chimney-sweeper’s life was always filled with soot. Gregory Gutters swabbed the inside of Mrs. Marigold’s chimney until it shinned beneath … Continue reading

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Short Story S – ‘A SIMPLETON’S STONE’

Most of you have realized how my most recent short stories relate to survival of the fittest and being abandoned in the wilderness. All three stories were based on a writing prompt I was given in a workshop to define … Continue reading

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Short Story A – ‘Alvin O’Kricket’

For those of you who enjoyed reading Kid Island, you’ll also enjoy Alvin O’Kricket which serves as Kid Island’s prologue. ALVIN O’KRICKET Written by: Katya Szewczuk Old man Alvin O’Kricket was a cantankerous coot with a shaggy, white beard and … Continue reading

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Short Story Letter K – ‘Kid Island’

KID ISLAND Written by: Katya Szewczuk Motley children with buggy eyes, painted faces and raggedy clothing clambered up the sandy hills of Kid Island. They tumbled and crawled on their pudgy bellies as they headed for the beautiful, roaring ocean … Continue reading

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‘Canon vs. Fanon’ – Why it’s Important to avoid Favoritism in any type of Fiction

For those of you who absolutely adore reading books whether it’s fiction, non-fiction, Japanese manga, you name it, or watch movies and television on a regular basis you will understand the moral behind this post. Everyone has a favorite character, … Continue reading

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Short Story Letter “D”

A short while ago I came up with this wonderful idea to start writing stories A-Z to keep my mind brewing with fresh, new ideas while I focus on my job as a personal assistant/marketer. Yes, I have been quite … Continue reading

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