Tag Archives: American History

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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LIKE THE NEW YEAR, LIFE IS FULL OF BEGINNINGS

By Raji Singh Out of the Fiction House Archives: THE CARPER’S TALE   (From Tales of the Fiction House) 1826  Daylight for just 15 minutes and already summer’s heat has dried dew from the Cincinnati pier.  A stoop-shouldered ancient mariner in … 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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NORTH TO CINCINNATI AND FREEDOM

By Raji Singh Last week: The realistic ante-bellum Underground Railroad journey of Kunta Kinder to free slaves. This week:  His surrealistic river rafting to freedom. *** One may wonder: When Turt’s not rollin’ down a Kentucky hill, strollin’ a parade, … Continue reading

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BOOKS: A NATIONAL CELEBRATION

By Raji Singh On January 11, the American Library Association will honor books for youth.  From the archives of Fiction House Publishing, here is the tale of one boy’s discovery of reading. *     *     * In only a few minutes … Continue reading

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Like the New Year, Life is Full of Beginnings

By Raji Singh Out of the Fiction House Archives: THE CARPER’S TALE   (From Tales of the Fiction House) 1826  Daylight for just 15 minutes and already summer’s heat has dried dew from the Cincinnati pier.  A stoop-shouldered ancient mariner in … Continue reading

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THIS COULD BE THE BEGINNING OF A BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIP

by Raji Singh From the Archives of The Fiction House… Benjamin Franklin strolls the woods near Paris. He’s taking a break – from his duties as emissary of the united American colonies to France – of trying to finagle francs … Continue reading

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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN HAPPENS UPON JUICE-de-STUMPE AND THE WORLD IS FOREVER CHANGED

by Raji Singh In this season of feasting and celebration, a lot of readers have been asking for the Stump Juice posting.  From the Fiction House archives, here it is!      *     *     * My orphaned foundling great-great grandfather, James … Continue reading

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BOOKTOBERFEST: CELEBRATE NATIONAL BOOK MONTH WITH THE CARPER

By Raji Singh October is National Book Month.  I wonder if any cities or countries have Book Parades, festivals, or Book Games to celebrate.  I hope you’ll enjoy this short scene from my novel, Tales of the Fiction House.  It … Continue reading

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#163: 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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