Category Archives: Promotions

Write What You Know

So, here we are at the final story in RieTales. As you might be able to guess from the title, it was written at a time when I was getting a little frustrated by that perennial advice. In this little … Continue reading

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Whine

Photo by Jimmy Chan on Pexels.com   I love “Whine.” It was fun to write…and almost impossible to find a home for. I must have shopped it around for two or three years originally. My mother liked it, but no … Continue reading

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It’s the Same Old Story…

Today’s story is another reimagining, though not of a fairy tale. I don’t want to give away the twist, because I like to give people a chance to figure out who the characters are. I will say, that it is … Continue reading

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Home By Sunset

“Home By Sunset” is the next RieTales story. It is a science fantasy story about a young girl with a mechanical horse living in a colony with a strict curfew. The title refers to trying to rush home to meet … Continue reading

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Tap…Tap…Tap…

Today’s RieTales post is about “Bloody Rain” (also available as a single). It is the story of a young woman in Whitechapel in the 1880s. I bet you can guess where this is going? I have been fascinated by the … Continue reading

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Throw the Bones…

Our final entry into Dark Divinations is “Of Blood and Bones” by Jeremy Megargee. In this haunting tale, a visionary is throwing the bones to try and solve her sister’s murder. It leads her to a terrifying encounter which must … Continue reading

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What a Tangled Web…

We are heading into the final two stories in Dark Divinations. I hope you have been enjoying this series as much as I have enjoyed putting it together. Today’s story, by Alan Fisher, is “The Moat House Cob,” and it … Continue reading

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Is Anybody There…?

Today’s Dark Divination is an eerie story about a séance. “Ghost of St. John Lane” by Daphne Strasert tells of a widow who has reluctantly agreed to host a séance. She is intrigued by the thought of meeting the medium, … Continue reading

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My Turn…

Today’s Dark Divination is my story “Broken Crystal.” It concerns a young Irish girl with a gift of The Sight trying to use it the best way she can with a crystal ball, and still appease her mother.  I had a … Continue reading

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Today Our Dark Divination Bakes Bread

  Today’s Dark Divinations post is about Alphitomancy  This intriguing technique goes back to Ancient Greece and involves testing a person’s innocence by feeding them barley cakes or slices of barley bread. In “Breaking Bread,” R.L. Merrill pens the tale … Continue reading

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