Category Archives: whimsy

THANKSGIVING AT THE HOME OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN’S NE’ER DO WELL BROTHER (a delicious holiday repast)

By Raji Singh Happy Thanksgiving! Though this Thanksgiving is likely to differ in many ways from the past, we have so much to celebrate.  We are here, together…either in reality or virtually. Please accept our best wishes for a safe … Continue reading

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A HALLOWEEN SPOOKER: THE DISPUTIN’ RASPUTINS OF THE HIGH SEAS (AND THEIR WALK-OFFS)

By Raji Singh Everyone needs a creepy story about this time of year! We hope you enjoy this tale unearthed from the tombs of the Fiction House, a Halloween re-treat. *     *     * The High Seas players: The Pirates- a … Continue reading

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GOBLINS IN YOUR DESK DRAWER

(Previously posted on Pen in Hand) By Raji Singh Writers beware.  Word and sentence gobbling goblins may live in your desk drawer. Writers, be prepared:  You with manuscripts years, or maybe decades old are most at risk!  They don’t seem … Continue reading

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LABOR’S DAY SMILE

by Raji Singh (editor, Fiction House Publishing) Happy Labor Day!  In honor of the laborers, we offer our thanks and a favorite post from the Fiction House Archives. *      *     * “…he died at age 52,” reports the network anchor, … Continue reading

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A BACK TO SCHOOL TALE: THE LEGEND OF THE SCARLET TOUNGED, BLUE MOUTH DEMONS

To our adult and teacher friends, we hope that your new school year begins safely and as smoothly as possible.  We know you are all doing what you think is best for the children.  But…to gift you with a smile … Continue reading

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CINCINNATI’S FIRST INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE – A WHIMSICAL TALE

by Raji Singh As we stay safely inside, our imaginations are free to join Life’s parade. Welcome to our annual 4th from  Tales of the Fiction House. Have a wonderful holiday! Cincinatti, July 4, 1826 The Cincinnati wharf-shack sways in … Continue reading

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FATHER’S DAY SCENTS AND SENSIBILITIES

by Raji Singh Whether your fathers are near, far, past, or present, they live forever in our hearts. Here is a favorite from our Fiction House family’s archives. Happy Father’s Day!   *    *    * PART I – FATHERS’ SENSIBILITIES … Continue reading

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PETS ON MEMORIAL DAY

By Raji Singh As we stay inside with our pets, they love us, comfort us, and remind us what a warm place in our hearts they occupy. To honor them, here is a favorite from the Fiction House Files… * … Continue reading

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MOTHER’S DAY MAGIC

by Raji Singh In honor of our mothers, from the archives of The Fiction House… I am James Thaddeus Fiction, the Fifth – a true Fiction. Typhoon tears me from my mother and father on board a sinking ferry near … Continue reading

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MAY DAY ON THE BAYOU IN POEM AND STORY

By Raji Singh As  we search for healing…      ***     ***     *** From the Archives of the Fiction House.  Happy May Day! “Today Thibidioux chil’ to be born. Butterflies come and tell me so. ‘Come … Continue reading

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