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“Milly, what do you think you’re going to do?”

“I don’t know.” “That’s what I’m asking. That’s what I’m scared of. What if I can’t get my money? What if they say no? What do I do then? Go back to school, and...

Dorothy took the plate of food out of her hand and threw it across the room

Staring back at her, the man’s lip trembled and he muttered, “How long will you play that stupid girl for, anyway?” As Dorothy stepped back, he flung the plate of food across the room,...

The last thing she heard as she was pushed through the door onto the porch was his voice, “Go downstairs and get that trash

But Dorothy didn’t move. And just then O’Hara stopped his tirade when he saw Dorothy. His eyes widened, his mouth dropped open. “I see you,” he said to Dorothy as if she had never...

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...

Ford put the car in gear

He hit the steering wheel a few times with his left hand. He wished he’d put on his right hand. That would make the work a little easier. He hated waving his arms around,...

Lee Hudlocke was nothing special, and this he knew

Lee Hudlocke was nothing special. He worked as a writer in an old newspaper company from nine to five. He lived around the block in a broken down brick apartment and took the bus...

If you want to be a lucid dreamer, you have to train your brain in a way that is compatible with your dreaming mind

In other words, it's not that your brain can't do anything in a dream. It can't. Instead, it can. It'll do it, but it can't know exactly how to do it. It has to...

In our series of letters from African-American journalists, novelist and writer Paula Hawkins reflects on her journey to identification as she writes about her...

"We hear your poor Rick,” they say. "We see your poor Rick.” I love how you describe it. “We see your poor Rick,” doesn’t it sound a little like you’re inviting him to kill...

A man in the US has been writing letters to his friend for a week, about the same question for a week, but he...

The first thing Dr. Evan Blakely did, was to send a question to his friend, the “Dream Guru”, Dr. Evan Blakely, On his Facebook page, he typed: “I need to know, what's the difference...

In lucid dreams, your brain uses a number of tools to stay asleep

If you use one of these tools, you wake up. But this is your brain on autopilot and doesn't wake you up. It's trying to stay asleep, trying to stay under the same limitations...

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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...