Tag Archives: alternate history

DREAMS OF CALICO, BUTTERFLY FANTASIES

This is National Pollinator Week, a time to celebrate the billions of small creatures who bring flowers and food into our lives.  In their honor, we revisit one of our favorite Fiction House creatures, the butterfly Calico. From Tales of … Continue reading

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A PARROT’S LIVE (A TALE OF TWO BIRDS-CONTINUED)

by Raji Singh In honor of our other-than-human friends who add so much to our lives and National Pet Appreciation Week, a piece from the Fiction House archives: My wife Tenille asks quietly from the next room, “Has Captain Polly … Continue reading

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A TALE OF TWO BIRDS

by Raji Singh In Honor of our feathered, furry, crawly, and scaly friends during National Pet Appreciation Week, a post from the Fiction House archives: LAST TIME – Golden Boy as Willamina, escorted by ardent admirer Jake, a beau in … Continue reading

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LEATHER, WHIPS, AND GUN-RUNNING ON THE RANGE–WHERE THE ARMS ARE BOUND

by Raji Singh In honor of National Pet Appreciation Week,  here is a piece from our Archives As I archive the mid 19th and early 20th century Fiction House Publishing, I am finding bits and pieces of rough drafts and … Continue reading

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SHERALEE, YOU’VE COME BACK TO ME

By Raji Singh In loving honor of the creatures in our lives and National Pet Appreciation Week, Fiction House presents this story from our archives “Messages, Sheralee and the other heroic carrier pigeons delivered in their Abolitionist flights, led to … Continue reading

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“SHERALEE, COME BACK TO ME.”

By Raji Singh In honor of National Pet Appreciation Week, a loving pet tribute from our archives: ARCHIVING THE ONCE-RENOWNED FICTION HOUSE PUBLISHING COMPANY: Rustling through my great-great grandfather, publisher James Thaddeus ‘Blackjack’ Fiction’s artifacts, I come across a miniature … Continue reading

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CHARLES DARWIN’S VICTORIAN ROMANCE

By Raji Singh ‘THE literary romance of the 19th century.’ How a trusty bird made the romance take flight.  In honor of National Pet Appreciation Week. From the Fiction House Archives ~ ~ I watched her for so many consecutive … Continue reading

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MAY DAY ON THE BAYOU IN POEM AND STORY

By Raji Singh From the Archives of the Fiction House.  Happy May Day! “Today Thibidioux chil’ to be born. Butterflies come and tell me so. ‘Come Mama Lucy – time to go.’” 110 year-old healer and midwife Mama Lucy chants … Continue reading

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BEST ACTOR AWARD

by Raji Singh    With all the uproar about the Awards, we thought you’d enjoy this old post from our archives… Esteemed resident of the historic Fiction House, Kunta Kinder, is world renowned for his artwork – painting, carving, sculpture.  … Continue reading

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THE LINCOLN-DARWIN STUMP DEBATE OF FEBRUARY 1809, PART 1

by Raji Singh In honor of President’s Day and the evolution of the office, here is a favorite.      *     *     *    We are unearthing fantastical new facts that will rewrite history as we know it.  In a stunning tale hidden … Continue reading

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