Farewell, my home

I take this moment to farewell my childhood home, which my parents have sold. They are moving to what is, frankly, a nicer house. It is a wise move that I fully support. I wish them all the comfort in the world, long into their retirement. I have immense love for our home – and …

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They Use Violence, We Use Force

A Ten-Minute Play by Shane Worrell CHARACTERS  ZACH, the incoming communications officer at the Ministry of Peace ALICE, the outgoing communications officer at the Ministry of Peace STANWELL, the communications department head at the Ministry of Peace The scene is a comfortable, lightly furnished office, typical of a high-ranking government official. The wall is adorned …

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Living For All Eternagen™

Short fiction published in Painted Words 2017. Shane Worrell At the back of an antique shop where marbles were sold, two for ten million dollars, Junior lay in silence. The old man’s bedroom, small, cramped and altogether unbefitting of someone of Junior’s character, was separated from the shop by only a paper-thin wooden panel. Junior …

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Richie Dyson, the Myth, the Legend

FROM the front porch of his peeling weatherboard cottage that overlooked the sleepy everyman’s city of Golden Creek, Frank Dyson sometimes noticed cars stop at his letterbox. It was a fresh phenomenon, one that had snowballed in the past year. The cars were invariably bombs, pieces of junk that should be driven nowhere but the …

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