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As my birthday nears, I’m excited to say that this one will be hard to forget.

When birthdays come around, we can choose to celebrate or ignore them. I struggle with being the center of attention sometimes. But, at other moments, I shine.

But now, December 16th has a special…

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Khusen Rustamov on Pixabay

Crime Always Pays — Chapter Eighty-Six

Two days went by without a word from Stan. It wasn’t like him. Raven decided he was likely testing her.

She had done nothing wrong. Raven had spoken with Officer Stein, according to Stan’s orders. The deal she and the officer shook on; nobody…

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Anna Ventura on Pixabay

While reviewing my stats, I noticed a short form I wrote on August 18, 2021, was getting read, and I took it as a sign.

The story was about my neighbours who expanded their growing family by adding a puppy who cried periodically from the loneliness, which broke my heart.

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Crime Always Pays — Chapter Eighty-Five

Working as a botanical tour guide had benefits, but Raven couldn’t ignore that her job lacked intrigue. Perhaps this was the reason she loved it so much.

Despite living a life of mystery, Raven could run the tours with her eyes closed. But her…

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Karen Schwartz

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Aspiring bestselling novelist, featured writer for The Daily Cuppa, kindness specialist, lover of short-form and chocolate.