Category Archives: Satire

HOW A TALE IS BORN

by Raji Singh The telling of tales has been a grand part of human history.  We escape to other worlds with Carpier and Hans Christian Anderson.  We adventure ourselves away in 1,001 Arabian nights, and travel the Canterbury trails seeking … Continue reading

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No. 94: FATHER’S DAY SCENTS AND SENSIBILITIES

Originally posted on Tales of the Fiction House:
by Raji Singh Our Founder, James Thaddeus “Blackjack” Fiction ‘Tell our stories, Raji. If you don’t, it will be as if we never lived.’ These whispering cries of joy and sorrow rise…

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Gators and Butterflies: Flight or Bite

By Raji Singh To celebrate National Poetry Month, Raji Singh of Fiction House Publishing takes us to two extremes…the sublime and the slime.   I am James Thaddeus Fiction, the Fifth – a true Fiction.  Typhoon tears me from my … Continue reading

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Round Three: The Last Words…”We Are A Good Team, Bro!”

By Bill Borel and John Borel (The continuing saga of two fine brothers rediscovering they are two fine brothers while running after little white balls.   Please note: These letters were also written lovingly to two patient wives:  Danelle Borel and … Continue reading

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THE PARADE OF STORYTELLERS THROUGH THE AGES HAS BUT ONE GRAND MARSHALL – IMAGINATION.

by Raji Singh      ‘Of course it never ever happened.  But wouldn’t it be fun if it did.’ What better premise for writing fiction or composing for oral storytelling? Maybe an event that really did occur is interesting, yet deserves … Continue reading

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Have Fun With Your Fiction

by Raji Singh (archeo-apologist, Fiction House Publishing) Have fun with your fiction.  Just keep inventing and making it up.  Don’t be afraid you’ll ever run dry of of story material.  As our mentor for the writers at Pen In Hand, … Continue reading

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Concerto Petite for Miss Shelva

By Raji Singh Writers should strive to utilize a character’s chains of emotions to broaden, complicate, or redirect his or her story.  This change of emotion always must be valid and believable.  It is the writer’s charge to do it … Continue reading

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TAKING A LITTLE BREAK AT THE FICTION HOUSE

by Raji Singh (editor, Fiction House Publishing) “…he died at age 52,” reports the network anchor, breaking the news of the death of….“A successful business person, he was known to proudly brag of working 16 hours a day, usually 6 … Continue reading

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Goblins In Your Desk Drawer?

By Raji Singh Writers beware.  Word and sentence gobbling goblins may live in your desk drawer. Writers, be prepared:  You with manuscripts years, or maybe decades old are most at risk!  They don’t seem to attack recent works.  You may … Continue reading

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(repost) No. 18: THE WHIMSICAL SHORT STORY BLOG SITE.

(repost) by Raji Singh It’s been four months since I started this blog site.  The response to my whimsical, once-a-week short stories has been wonderful.  Thanks so much for letting me entertain you. It’s fun to imagine and create a … Continue reading

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