Category Archives: whimsy

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 We welcome the author’s favorite time of year. October is National Book Month. We celebrate those millions of writers, billions of hours, and zillions of words typed and scribbled, all in … 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 2021 school year begins safely as you continue doing what is best for our children.   As you face those young ones, some with fears they fear to express, we … Continue reading

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CINCINNATI’S FIRST INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE – A WHIMSICAL TALE

by Raji Singh As we continue stepping out, we rejoin 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 a light breeze. Close … 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 Over the past long year, our pets stayed beside us. We found comfort in their love for us and in our love for them.  To honor them, here is a favorite from the Fiction House Files… * … Continue reading

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A-TAX ON SYNTAX: HAPPY TAX WEEKEND

by Raji Singh National Limerick Day and a delayed deadline for taxes? Sounds like a time to kick up your heals and enjoy. *     *     * Here’s a little celebratory prose and verse, To lighten the … Continue reading

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MOTHER’S DAY MAGIC

by Raji Singh In honor of mothers, we offer this tale 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 … Continue reading

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MAY DAY ON THE BAYOU IN POEM AND STORY

By Raji Singh A May Day tale to take your mind to another place and time…..      ***     ***     *** From the Archives of the Fiction House.  Happy May Day! “Today Thibidioux chil’ to be … Continue reading

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