Tag Archives: Humor

Sex and work collide in chapter six of To Ride the Lightning Bolt

Poor Daphne Vane. She can’t seem to escape unwanted attention at home or at work. Admittedly, some of that attention is well-intentioned, and Daphne is willing to toy with some ploys. And yet nothing seems to be working out quite … Continue reading

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A torrent of suitors in Chapter 5 of To Ride the Lightning Bolt

Who is Daphne Vane’s father? Good question. But to Daphne, there is yet one question more important: who¬†are these guys who want to be her husband? The horror of her situation becomes obvious and ominous to her in chapter 5, … Continue reading

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The Day After Halloween, a new story

So after a night of trick-or-treating, which can mean different things if you’re a child, a parent, or a young adult, you wake up the next morning and everything is normal, right? Well, not for one father, who finds his … Continue reading

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A new story: To Ride the Lightning Bolt

Meet Daphne Vane. Daphne is, in her own eyes, a perfectly normal young American woman just starting out in life. She has a family that she thinks would be great contestants in a surreality game show. As actual family, they … Continue reading

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A new serial – As the Wyrm Tyrns

Sillyverse was begun to tell long stories in serial form over many weeks. For much of this year, the blog has been all but suspended while I attended to family and personal issues. Between some timely important decisions and being … Continue reading

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Chapter eighteen of Magician’s Misfortune

Harry Eberhardt is in the middle of nowhere in Vermont (an easy state to do that in), on the run from his employer, the Federal Government’s Office of Occult Affairs. His only ally is a magician who calls herself Becky, … Continue reading

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Not quite the start of another story

A long time ago (July 31) in a place far, far away (my home, which is not where I am at the moment), an author (me) laid down his pen (interpret this figuratively, unless you want to imagine me marking … Continue reading

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