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william-woodruff's picture
Oct.19.2011
A cool late overcast autumn day, a small amphitheater with seats built into a grassy gently-sloped hill. Dried overgrowth covered in dead, brittle, big leaves. A skeleton ambles down the hill to the floor of the amphitheater, and bows slowly to an invisible audience. A skeleton of a man. Suddenly...
victoria-roder's picture
Oct.19.2011
     The muscular man pointed to the abandoned, decrepit, house on the next lot, and shifted his feet enough to leave trail marks in the gravel. "My security lighting is always on and the parking lot is pretty well lit up at night. I didn't see anything out of the ordinary when...
nathan-burgoine's picture
Oct.19.2011
It's Boxing Day and I'm at work so early after what felt like such a short Christmas break. I feel like I was just at the store ten minutes ago, though I had a whole day off. Accordingly, I'm exhausted, barely remembering anything, and barely paying attention. My eyes are gritty, my hair is...
jana-mcburney-lin's picture
Oct.19.2011
We first came to CA twelve years ago from small, safe, clean Singapore.  I’d read in the Singapore Times how the big American cities were crime-ridden with drive-by shootings, school shootings, kidnappings, etc.  So, I figured the best way to keep our family safe was to live in the...
rina-macasaet's picture
Oct.19.2011
I may have fallen out of the weekly RR letter loop since I’ve had to change my email address.  Hopefully the RR staffers will get me back in no time.  I am assuming that this week’s blog post is about ghosts as I have noticed numerous blogs on ghost stories.  I have a story to share...
LauraJWRyan's picture
Oct.19.2011
"I don't feel right," Dad said as he poured a liberal amount of maple syrup over the stack of warm pancakes that Ma set in front of him.   While stuffing my mouth with a sticky fork-full of drenched pancakes, I cast a long, adoring glance at him and thought he looked just fine—strong and...
virginia-campbell's picture
Oct.19.2011
A lot of myths and tall tales started with a little nugget of truth and embellished it until it became a legend. Paranormal fiction is intriguing because it takes our fascination with fearsome things to a whole new level! Many of us have had unexplainable “supernatural” events in our lives, which...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Oct.19.2011
  No Laughing Matter   Some people swore that the house was haunted. Though I think the safety orange paint was what they found jarring.  It was early, barely dawn and the house seemed like second sunrise. My first interview was at 7 in the morning.  I didn’t want to be late;...
gayle-davies-jandrey's picture
Oct.19.2011
Road Kill  by G. Davies Jandrey               The creature is suspended for an instant in her headlights.  She swerves sharply to the right.  Thump!  It collides with the heavy metal grill welded onto the Bronco's...
bonnie-fabian's picture
Oct.19.2011
I don't believe in ghosts.  I don't want to believe in ghosts but I do believe that I have seen one. My sister and I shared a bedroom in the mid 50's in a small semi detached house in Johannesburg, South Africa.   I was five years old and she was seven.  We had never heard of...