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The wedding party stood in the church foyer, waiting for the ceremony to begin

Marissa had been through so much so fast. It was amazing her only children lived. Her oldest son survived two years with a broken back when he was three. He’d died of shock and...

In our series of letters from African journalists, film-maker and columnist Farai Sevenzo reflects on Christmas with her family

It was Christmas morning. My parents drove up while I was still asleep. My mother is a total morning person and wanted to spend the morning watching television, while my father was determined to...

Martin walked into Chris’s office

“You’re the only person up here now?” “I’ve had the security guards here at the office. It’s the only way, and being the only one has been a real problem for people of my...

Jude and Nancy were walking home from school one day when Nancy asked him what he wanted for Christmas

“So what d’you want for Christmas then?” “A date for the movies. A special evening in the cinema. The theater is already closed, and I know a great place. I’m going to go there...

On Christmas day, I got into a car accident

It took me a minute to decide what I would do, " I will not leave with my hands on the steering wheel. There's no need to drive with the steering wheel locked! I'm...

This is a typical situation

If it had been one of the guys I was pulling over on the side of the road and he came up to me and said something like " Do you need help sir?"...

Eric Baysman sat in the front row of the church, watching the rehearsal

The music changed, the bridesmaids emerged, their arms already filled, one bridesmaid, two flower girls, and a ring bearer. He spotted the back of Marissa’s head, her curly black ringlets, her hair swept up,...

Isabella was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee

She is currently a part-time DJ for local clubs, but has had the opportunity to play at the biggest venues in the country such as the Ryman, Nashville’s own Roxy, and other notable spots...

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Tommy’s mission was to escape from the waking world

He needed to figure out a way to get back to his own body, so that he could complete his mission without having to go through the motions of a waking life. There was...

Beth stood atop the headland, watching the waves crash gently onto the ocean, feeling suddenly as if she was being pulled away from herself,...

Yet as she gazed out into an ocean that seemed to beckon as an unknown singer sang a song of longing, Beth felt suddenly as if she had been the one to place the...

The green eyes looked at Danielle, and then at the knight

“Sorry,” Danielle said, as she saw the last of the needles float out of sight, and the wall in front of the knight collapsed. She looked back down at the green eyes. “Is it...