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To my readers: This is goodbye for now

I’ve not been well for some time now and I’m afraid things might be turning out worse than I thought. I don’t want to worry anyone, truly. I have a lot of stuff I need to think about. I just wanted to put it out there before I pull another disappearing act.

I used to be more active in the blogosphere. I’ve met tons of fantastic and interesting (and some downright dubious) folks who spin magic out of the seemingly mundane.

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The Unforgiving Light

Picture Us In The Light is an entirely unexpected gift, and if I’ve learned anything so far it’s to not take those for granted. Potent, conscious, heartbreaking and brave, Daniel Cheng’s voice is at the same time halting but beneath that is an understated verve that’s seen him through facing agonizing truths and fears, his family’s and his own, and ultimately the healing that’s come out of it.

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Fiction: Silverlining

“Aren’t you pissed? I’d be seething,” Rooney asks with disbelief.

“I’m better off without him,” I say.

“No, no. That I get. But that you let the bastard go without a scratch … why are you laughing?”

“What gave you that idea? That he went scratch free?” I couldn’t help it, I laugh some more.

“Okay, I’m officially lost,” Rooney complains.

“So it occurred to me last night that my tears should be reserved for more important things – ”

“Like?”

“Supernatural for one, though I’m stuck at season six now. Anyway, look at it like this, she did me a favour.”

Rooney’s eyes lit up, understanding. “And who’s to say he won’t bail on the cougar?”

“Exactly. He’s weak and obviously strays easy, that’s punishment enough. Besides, I deserve better,” I tell her.

“What’s with the scratch thing?”

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