“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.”

—Mark Twain

STRANGER THAN

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Real-World Experiences, inside and out.

  • Nature Writing
  • Travel Writing / Global Voices
  • Incredible Stories
  • Heroic Memoirs
  • Real-Life Crime Stories
  • Animal Stories
  • Tales of Survival
  • Biography
  • Historical 
  • Food Writing
  • Inner Discovery
  • Other 
Shamed by Zoom

Shamed by Zoom

There are some unexpectedly comforting things about the Coronavirus semi-lockdown. One is the growing ability to attend meetings across the ocean...

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Why I Never Had Babies

Why I Never Had Babies

I started babysitting when I was in the 7th grade. I sat with older children, though truthfully, there wasn’t much sitting involved. I mostly played...

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NICHO

NICHO

Nine-year-old Lionicio Rodriguez Saenz played the harmonica and accordion alongside his guitar-playing, ten-year-old cousin Romaldo Pérez for farm...

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The Email

The Email

I’ve just gotten an email. Hope fades like a rainbow as I scan to the part where they tell me that my story isn’t a good fit for the magazine and...

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