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

By Raji Singh Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you all have a wonderful celebration of the good elements of our lives.  For those of you who might suffer trepidation because of familial strife, we hope you remember the bonds that you … Continue reading

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LABOR’S DAY

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

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THE GLUMS, PART II

By Raji Singh Already missing the 4th of July celebrations?  Here is a flash from the past to lift your spirits! Here’s an 1820’s tale about my great-great-grandfather, the Carper. (An excerpt from Tales of the Fiction House) *   … Continue reading

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CINCINNATI’S FIRST INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE – A WHIMSICAL TALE

by Raji Singh Welcome to our annual 4th of July parade from  Tales of the Fiction House. Have a wonderful holiday! Cincinatti, July 4, 1826 The Cincinnati wharf-shack sways in a light breeze. Close your eyes, you’ll think you’re drifting … Continue reading

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THE GLUMS

By Raji Singh Here’s an 1820’s tale about my great-great-grandfather, The Carper.  (An excerpt from Tales of the Fiction House) *   *   *   THE GLUMS – is what the Mariner sees in Carper when he stops his story. Crinkly lines … 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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BEST ACTOR AWARD

by Raji Singh  Yes.  It is that time again to identify those who will go down in film history.  Yet, many  individuals have taken on such thespian roles they changed the history that could have been. Let us celebrate those … Continue reading

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OLYMPIC GOLD: GOING FOR THE PYRITE

by Raji Singh Here is our traditional Olympic Tale, “Go, Shelva! Go!” A curious letter to the editor appeared in the Moscow Times-Oppressor on May 1, 1895 under this banner headline: ‘BRAMBLE SURFING FOR SUMMER AND FUTURE OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES?’ … Continue reading

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LIKE THE NEW YEAR, LIFE IS FULL OF BEGINNINGS

By Raji Singh Happy New Year and best wishes for a year of joy and occasional whimsy! On this new beginning, we remember the origins of our home, The Fiction House and James Thaddeus Fiction, our founder. Out of the … Continue reading

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

By Raji Singh Happy Thanksgiving! We at the Fiction House are proud to announce the latest tales from The Fiction House, a feast of fables from our feathery friend, Captain Polly. We hope you enjoy Captain Polly’s Lore of the … Continue reading

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