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Interested in 2 new original stories from me each month? Monday I’ll tell you how you can get them.

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"Paper Turtles" - a story by Halsted M. Bernard

My story “Paper Turtles” has been published in Innsmouth Magazine: 15. More info on my blog!

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My story “Paper Turtles” has been published in Innsmouth Magazine: 15. An earlier version of this story was written for performance at my first Writers’ Bloc show for Halloween 2012. I am so pleased that my weird little tale about animal ghosts found a home in the last-ever issue of Innsmouth Magazine.

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Cover illustration: Anja Millen

Innsmouth Magazine: 15 is available for purchase in print…

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It will be OK.

It will be OK. The Squid of Reassurance told me so. Also @habitrpg and my #RoutineReboot.

It will be OK.

It will be OK. The Squid of Reassurance told me so.

It will be OK because of other things, too, like meeting a new friend for coffee and fascinating chat, then coming home to cats who cuddled me while I dug into this book on databases in historical research.

The aforementioned new friend introduced me to HabitRPG, which is a website that gamifies (still not sure how I feel about that word) good…

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HabitRPG Routine Reboot

Red wings and darker beak.

Red wings and darker beak, another installment of my #routinereboot series. Now with turtle video!

I’ll save you the tally of scratches and cuts. It’s more than a few, and two are especially bothering me. I can’t seem to move my right hand without brushing or bashing its most irritating injury against something scratchy or pointy, and my left middle finger has become a dowsing rod for paper cuts.

This happens in cycles: my hands will be…

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Routine Reboot