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Horror Story Part 10: The Play (The Queen’s Idle Fancy)

Once more, the writing angels and demons have been battling throughout the week, and another super-sized edition developed. Here are two scenes. The first where Waltzcrop’s assistants make another appearance, and the second...

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Horror Story Part 9: The Play (The Queen’s Idle Fancy)

The longest chapter arrives today in a fitful burst of energy. Roger is relieved to have the copy of the play once more in his clutches, and when he shares it with Sally...

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Horror Story Part 8: The Play (The Queen’s Idle Fancy)

Where did I leave you last? Oh yes, the meeting with the cast and crew of the Fidalgo Island Theater Ensemble was about to begin . . . and now it ends, and...

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Horror Story Part 7: The Play (The Queen’s Idle Fancy)

I’m getting to know the peripheral characters in the cast today just a bit more. The cast I’ve created, and the future cast of the play. Sally is someone with an interesting past,...

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Happy 8th Birthday Zippy: Cats Too!

Hello A Writer’s Life readers, Just a short interlude to let everyone see Zippy in all his glory . . . shadowed by years and the sun. Zippy is a magnificent pooch, a...

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Horror Story Part 6: The Play (The Queen’s Idle Fancy)

All the world’s a stage . . . and Shakespeare knew this best. Today’s chapter begins with his poem about this stage, the theater, the players, and shadows the creation of today’s chapter....

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Horror Story Part 5: The Play (The Queen’s Idle Fancy)

The new scene takes shape as Frederick Waltzcrop, with Camoustra and Frenalto, two of the names from the actual play, my own wicked version of Flotsam and Jetsom, find a place to live...

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Horror Story Part 4: The Play (The Queen’s Idle Fancy)

Dear readers of The Play (The Queen’s Idle Fancy), I do hope you enjoy this new section of my ongoing horror story. It’s only a bit longer, but the scene needed the extra...

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Horror Story Part 3: The Play (The Queen’s Idle Fancy)

Dear readers, with so much to accomplish this week , I barely had time to study where my characters were leading me, twisting into the meeting at the Belloon house, a couple whom...

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Horror Story Part 2: The Play (The Queen’s Idle Fancy)

Continuing with my own “serial” format without restrictions . . . will I leave you, poor reader, with a cliffhanger? Will the main character figure out what to say to the local theater’s...

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