Our need for escapism

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Our need for escapism By Duane Hewitt We escape in fiction and fantasy primarily because from time-to-time we need to. There is no doubt that escaping through movies, online gaming, music, or a good book allows us to separate ourselves from truer realities, whether that be dull and dreary or […]

The Symphonic Tides – A Novel – by Duane Hewitt

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The Symphonic Tides By Duane Hewitt New!! Available from Amazon as of May 1, 2019 Genres: Crime, Drama, Erotica, Contemporary Literature Susan Frost is a sexual predator. Standing at 6-foot in height and exquisitely beautiful, she is a controlling manipulator who enjoys her lustful fulfillments at the expense of others. […]

The Orchard, the Canary, the Guitar, and the Zephyr

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The Orchard, the Canary, the Guitar, and the Zephyr By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ Each morning, The Canary would look out from the second floor window and dream as she gazed into the beautiful orchard. The orchard was something spectacular to the little […]

Sewer Rats

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Sewer Rats: Case Studies from the University of Chicago [Departments of Life Sciences and Forensic Studies] By Duane Hewitt Fiction Copyright 2016 Duane Hewitt. All Rights Reserved. ______________________________ The first report concerning the sewer rats – of Chicago, no less – was filed by a graduate student of the University […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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