Tag Archives: Magic

On Time

“You’re late, Miss Beauregard!” spat Mr. Chumworthy. “Only one minute, sir!” “Late is late.” Beauregard hadn’t advanced beyond Junior Librarian in six years. The curvaceous and slothful Miss Buxley achieved Senior Librarian in only six months! Luckily, Beauregard had her … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Practical Materialism

The ways of making of making money had changed. No one battled killer dragons for caverns of gold anymore. Pierre Perdueax knew how to make money the new way. He had more money than many countries. He liked to believe … Continue reading

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The Reversal

Mr. Liang’s Curio Shop had rested there on Canal St. for decades. It had featured in famous photos of the city and on numerous touristy postcards. But times had changed and business was conducted via the internet. Fewer people stopped … Continue reading

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Into Photography

Yasmine had tried many photo clubs before, but most were disappointing. They lacked her ambition. Yasmine was seriously into photography. This new club owned a building all to themselves. She pushed through the wooden doors of the blue entryway and … Continue reading

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The Agreement

From her small balcony, the witch watched the world go by. And sometimes the world went to her. Jeffery spied Vernon walking in front of old Molly Eggers house, the town’s bonafide witch, and wondered what was in the bag … Continue reading

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Love Spell – Sunday Photo Fiction

Love Spell Ralph swiped at what little hair remained on his scalp. He leaned back from the kitchen table to give a little breathing space to his growing, middle-aged belly. He glowered at his children after hearing the news. Holly, … Continue reading

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They Call It Love – Sunday Photo Fiction

They Call It Love Holly scowled as she ran along the sidewalk. She couldn’t believe she suffered through all this for a stupid blind date. She waved frantically at an approaching cab, but it was occupied like all the others. … Continue reading

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Free At Last – Sunday Photo Fiction

Free At Last The rules for dragons were different in this time of weak magic. Normally a dragon’s soul flowed into an awaiting egg. Without anyone believing in the things between things anymore, dragon souls found themselves pulled into simple … Continue reading

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Universal Password – Sunday Photo Fiction

Universal Password Day 632 stuck as a werewolf. Here’s my story in a nutshell. February 2, 2023: Magic returns to the world. Spells that were only quaint and amusing before suddenly worked. I found a spell that would “temporarily” turn … Continue reading

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Real Magic – Sunday Photo Fiction

Written for Sunday Photo Fiction. A story, about casting spells and how they really work, begins after the photo. Genre: Urban Fantasy/Humor Real Magic Christa’s mom, Florina, held her hand and pulled her into the yard like she did when … Continue reading

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