GRENDEL

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GRENDEL By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 1997/2017 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ I will never forget the sound of their screams. Nor will I be free of those horrific and demonic visions: the carnage, the mayhem, broken limbs, shattered bone, the torn and ripped skin. Aye, and that was […]

What it means to be human

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What it means to be human By Duane Hewitt If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance that you’re probably human – but have you ever considered just what that means? The following offers some thought as to what it means to be human. You can choose your preferences selectively […]

Literature – what’s the point?

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Literature – what’s the point? By Duane Hewitt Literature might best be described as written works of longstanding merit; particularly where the value lies in beauty of language or emotional effect. The term literature often applies to fiction that is notable, but literature also encompasses nonfiction, poetry, journalistic works, or […]

Exploding Pigs

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Exploding Pigs By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ The first happened on May 13th. It was just outside the Arkham County Fair after a resident of the area, a certain Heather Skysdale, brought her newly crowned porker back home with her to the farm. […]

End Times – or just the same old thing?

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End Times – or just the same old thing? By Duane Hewitt In reading references to “last days” and “end times” in The Bible, a question comes to mind: Truly, how can we know what the last days are? Have we only just recently entered the last days? I’m no […]

Evergreen

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Evergreen By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ “It’s beautiful,” said the man, as if in a trance, “truly, truly beautiful.” The couple touched and then took hands. “It’s like nothing I’ve ever seen,” said the woman in an equally airy tone as she looked […]

The Terrible Thing

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The Terrible Thing By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ In that place that falls between what is known and what is thought to be, and where humankind engages in those things that oppose what is morally right and good, is The Terrible Thing. No […]

Your Life Story – what can you learn from it?

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Your Life Story – what can you learn from it? By Duane Hewitt Humankind has been telling stories since there was language. It’s through storytelling that we learn about ourselves. Whether by poem, novel, fable, or tales shared around the campfire, it’s by such discourse that we explore our history, […]

Promotional Writing Basics

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Promotional Writing Basics By Duane Hewitt Promotional copy appears in many places – articles, newsletters, flyers, websites, advertising, and even business cards. It applies to banks, bands, corporations, dentists, law offices, and anyone who has anything to say in trying to get a message out. Writing good promotional copy is […]

The Hunt for James Frankel: The Man thought to be Wendigo

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The Hunt for James Frankel: The Man thought to be Wendigo By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ There was a day, so very long ago now, when, as very young children, my sister and I climbed onto our grandfather’s lap one evening when we […]

Writer’s Life

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Writer’s Life By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ A man sits in a little, barren room. He has slept badly but then, he always does. There is no bed, no couch, and nowhere for him to lay his head. So, every night he curls […]

Murder Confession of an Innocent Man

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Murder Confession of an Innocent Man By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ “I plotted the death because there was nothing else left for me to do. The reason will become self-evident; and anyway, I am not normally given to lengthy discourse. If I were […]

Screen Memory

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Screen Memory By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ Four men occupied the room. One – central to the purposes of the others – sat in the middle. The room was dimly lit; austere and without windows. It was bleak, save for the dark olive […]

WIND

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WIND By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. _____________________________ The wind was fierce; relentless – and it blew nonstop; a wickedly persistent force that felt vindictive; almost evil. And it hurt, because along with the wind came those sharp granules of ice and snow that were […]

The Collectors

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The Collectors By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ An apartment – small, bare, featureless; almost bleak: A man sits on a chair. He is positioned six or seven feet from the stove. Two men are in the room with him. One, a heavy set […]

Why we all need to laugh more

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Why we all need to laugh more By Duane Hewitt Most of us may not give much thought to laughter, but there are very important reasons for laughter and why we all need to laugh more. Laughter is good for us in a number of ways, beginning with this: Laughter […]

Starting a business? Read this!

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Starting a business? Read this! By Duane Hewitt If you plan on starting a business, you need to understand all the principles to ensure your success. Whether you’re starting a sole proprietorship to sell soap, a family business that will offer janitorial services, are planning on starting an automotive shop, […]

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