Emily Fox
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For far too long, exclamation points have gotten a bad rap from so-called “writing experts,” “grammar police,” “punctuation snobs,” and “editors”. “DON’T USE EXCLAMATION POINTS!!!” They scream, ironically using multiple exclamation points, as well as caps lock, to make their “point.” …

“People come, people go, life goes on.”

When I was 19, my boyfriend went into nursing. Even though we broke up, we still talked on the phone now and then. After he graduated nursing school, I asked him how his new job was going. He described caring for patients who’d…

Photo Credit: Ray Bilcliff

A writing prompt from Tim Clare’s Couch to 80k Writing Bootcamp inspired this story. The prompt was: Breach the veils between worlds. Someone is waiting to speak with you. Tune in to this person’s appearance. Approach them and see what they want.

Figerella, she called herself. She had a light…

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