It’s morning and you’re walking down the rain-soaked streets amid crowds of people who don’t hesitate to shove you out of the way to get where they are going. Suddenly you feel a tug on your arm and you’re …

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Hi all, A reminder that our next Mavens of Mayhem/ Upper Hudson SinC meeting is this Saturday, July 20th at 10:30 am at the Bethlehem Public Library (451 Delaware Ave, Delmar). The library opens at 10:00 and I will try …

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According to the rumors, an old woman lives in the abandoned church down the road. They say she’s a witch, but you’d like to see for yourself. That why, on this bright and sunny day, you’ve decided to venture into …

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Nelson Algren was an American writer. He may be best known for The Man with the Golden Arm, a 1949 novel that won the National Book Award and was adapted as a 1955 film of the same name.  Born in 1909, …

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The writing prompt for April is: Patrick Macnee, best known as The Avengers ‘ Mr. Steed (pictured here with Diana Rigg’s Emma Peel) but who also played both Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson (among dozens of similarly mysterious roles), he …

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For those that like to get a head start, here’s the prompt for February: Write a 500-750 word story that leads to this last line:  “Yes,” I said, “Isn’t it pretty to think so.” As always, bring your completed prompt …

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