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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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YOU WILL SHOOT YOUR EYE OUT, RAJI — A LINDIAN CHRISTMAS LESSON

I hope you’ll enjoy this Christmas tale from Fiction House Publishing’s book, The Seasons of My Giving Back, by Mark Rogers.  Happy Holidays! *     *     * Chapter 6 YOU WILL SHOOT YOUR EYE OUT, RAJI – … Continue reading

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

By Raji Singh Unearthed from the tombs of the Fiction House, a Halloween re-treat. *     *     * The High Seas players: The Pirates- a scurvy lot Their Capt’n- a lice-ridden fiend Captain Polly – Capt’n’s enslaved parrot Turt- a good-natured … Continue reading

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THE FROG BROTHERS MEET TURT

Lore of the Lindian Woods as observed by aerialist and oral storyteller Captain Polly.  As squawked to Raji Singh        When last we saw the Frog Brothers atop the tattooed rock… They were leaping from the clutches of the half-gator/half-human monster … Continue reading

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THE FROG BROTHERS SL-O-O-O-W DOWN

As summer fades, let us welcome fall with as much curiosity as our Frog Brothers welcome Turt  *     *     * Lore of the Lindian Woods as related by Raji Singh   On a recent evening, Tenille, our family, and I relaxed … Continue reading

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THE LEGEND OF THE SCARLET TOUNGED, BLUE MOUTH DEMONS

To commemorate the new school year, here’s a whimisical excerpt from The Seasons of My Giving Back. *     *     * School’s JUST starting for some and forever out for many. Here’s a school daze reminiscing that nearly scared the “be-jeezers” … 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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VALENTINE, COME WITH ME TO THE KISSING TREE (A SUMMER ROMANCE)

What is summer without a summer romance? Though they may not last forever, the memories do! Enjoy a memory of a young boy’s summer bliss in this loving piece from the Fiction House Publishing’s,  The Seasons of My Giving Back … Continue reading

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GLOBAL TIGER DAY AND BALU’S ULTIMATE PERFORMANCE

Today is Global Tiger Day! At the Fiction House, we are celebrating the striped warriors, the tigers.  Our thanks to the  World Wildlife Foundation for tracking tiger populations across the globe.  In the effort, a WWF photographer has miraculously captured … Continue reading

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THE GLUMS

By Raji Singh In case you need something to cheer you up after the 4th of July fireworks have faded, 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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