Tales of slithering, dark deeds; smarmy nonsense and sweet, sweet death. Stories about us.



"Art is a strange and risky business in which the maker never knows quite what he is making until he makes it." – R.G. Collingwood



"Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance." —Carl Sandburg


What’s a good story, well told?

A Quest for a Good Story

What makes a story great? Does it ratchet emotions to extremes? Is it perfumed with exotic visuals? Must it always take you to a new place—or at least a place that’s new to you? More

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