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May Newsletter: Korban

So there I was, walking home through the park with Maggie, singing. We sailed away in the roughest of waters. Row, me bully-boys, row! But now we return in the most royal quarters. And row, me bully-boys, row! “Is that … Continue reading

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April newsletter: Doing Good

So there we were, giving this stranger 200 leva. “What? Are you serious?”  He wasn’t being sarcastic. He really wanted to check that what he thought was happening was actually happening. His face scrunched up, trying not to cry. That … Continue reading

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February Newsletter: Congratulations, Your Nightmare Came True

(see posts like this a week earlier on my Patreon for $1 a month) Our little blue car emerged from the tunnel and hummed up Botevgradsko Boulevard. To our left: a mural of chains melting off someone’s forearms. The kids … Continue reading

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January Newsletter: Why????

This newsletter appeared first on my Patreon So there I was again, crying in my writing chair. Yeah, it’s going to be another one of those newsletters. Don’t worry, I come out of it okay. I won’t go too much … Continue reading

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December Newsletter: The River Toenail

Become my patron and get newsletters one week earlier. In my dream, I was peeling layers of the nail of my left pinkie toe. The nail had flared out from the small digit into a palm-shaped platter, which was worrying. … Continue reading

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November Newsletter: The Scarf

I fell through the door with a sense of desperation. There wasn’t anything particularly wrong back there in the building, just my office with my computer on the big table and my backpack and slightly uncomfortable chair. I had sat … Continue reading

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October Newsletter: A Piece of My Mind

I rolled over angrily in bed.Enough of this! Enough of you, author-with-whom-I-disagree!I was going to give him a piece of my mind.I snatched for the cord of my light and pulled on it until it yielded the switch. Squinting, I … Continue reading

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September Newsletter: Making Wine

I came downstairs to find a mess in the bathroom. My younger daughter was standing in front of the sink, over an open drawer. The towels there had become a beauty salon for her dolly, which was reclining with its … Continue reading

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Good news and bad news. Feedburner, the RSS service I’m using to get my newsletters into your mailboxes, is being discontinued. I’ll still put my newsletter up every month on my website, facebook and tumblr, but you’ll have to go … Continue reading

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August Newsletter: The Loud Beach

So there I was at the Loud Beach. The speakers glared down from the top of the cliff like something out of William Hope Hodgson. The Things that Oontz. “This Is Fun!” they seemed to bellow at the sun-burned shamblers … Continue reading

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