Category Archives: magical realism

A Pandemic, Distance Learning, Natural Disasters, and Stories

  If you’re a writer and having a hard time focusing on your story, it’s not surprising. As hard as I try to impose order on my daily life, personal plot twists keep popping up to thwart my efforts. But … Continue reading

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The Locked Room

Who knows how long I’ve sat here in this room. The door beckons me, but I know it’s locked. My current situation can’t be easily explained. But for the sake of my sanity, I will attempt to retrace my steps. … Continue reading

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Walking with Cuddles

  “Come on, Cuddles, let’s go for a walk!” I brace myself as he runs into me full force, almost knocking me through the door. Got to read that obedience book again. Not controlling him always leads to disaster. “Cuddles, … Continue reading

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Teachers in Faerie: Part Four- The Secret of the Blight

A high-pitched yowl ended the light show, and a few moments later, two faerie guards emerged from the trees. As usual, their uniforms were spotless, although their faces looked worn. Meghan was glad that she couldn’t see the remains of … Continue reading

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Teachers in Faerie: Part One- Summer Home

Meghan handed her classroom keys to Alice, the school secretary, and started her summer vacation. As she got into her car, she looked over at the other teachers coming out of the gates. They would probably have a normal summer, … Continue reading

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Erosion

This story is another assignment from my UCLA class. We had to write a magical realism story that incorporated a scientific process to reveal a character.    It started as a trickle down my cheek. I was changing a tire … Continue reading

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