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Out and about: an author’s tale

Out and about: an author’s tale

As an independent novelist, she couldn’t just bask in the pleasure of writing, she had to step out and get people to read her novels... Read now on Secret Path’s Author’s Notes.
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Telling stories

What if? The telling of stories

Life is made up of stories, the building blocks that make sense of us and the world. But telling stories requires critical thought and practice… Read more on Secret Paths Author's Notes.
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Chimera: Girls can and will save the world

Chimera: Girls can and will save the world

Girls can and will save the world. Such was the conviction that inspired Chimera, a tale unfolding against the real-life backdrop of anxiety about the disastrous impact of increasingly unhealthy industrial food and the rampant abuse of pharmaceuticals (...) Read more on Secret Paths, Author's Notes.
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Doctored

Doctored

What happens when a visit to a new doctor turns to be a nightmare? Find out on Secret Paths, Story Fragments.
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Broken

Broken

What crazy idea had Mat thinking he could look after the child? Not with the police on his tail or his mother pestering him. Read the short story on Secret Paths Story Fragments.
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The Journey Home

The Journey Home

The voice of the boy soloist’s rose above the choir, soaring to the heights of the nave, “…with love in your heart as the only song…” The boy’s eyes glanced from the score to the choirmaster. (...) Read the flash fiction on Secret Paths Story Fragments.
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Broken Bonds

Broken Bonds

>Martha raked her face with her fingers, struggling to stem the flow of sweat. No matter which way she swung the craft, she couldn’t shake the pursuit... Continue reading on Secret Paths, Story Fragments.
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A lasting bond

A lasting bond

It all started with a couple in wedding outfits in a car… Read the short story by Alan McCluskey on Secret Paths Story Fragments.
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Beyond Literary Genres

Beyond Literary Genres

The nature of literary genres as defining categories and their limitations for the creative process... Read more on Author's Notes.
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The Knight's Sword

The Knight’s Sword

For the second voice I seek to echo, I have chosen a more challenging author, Erin Morgenstern and her debut novel, The Night Circus. Read more on Author's Notes, The Knight's Sword.