Monthly Archives: May 2014

Would You Kill a Mouse?

On May 10, 2014 the Wall Street Journal ran an article on market economics  and its negative effect on morals.  To actually test this commonly accepted idea two German economists, Falk and Szech conducted an experiment in which they gave participants ten euros (about … Continue reading

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Jay Walking through Life

Coming back across the line from the dentist  I crossed the street against the light. I jaywalked.  Hey, when in Rome . . . in Mexico everybody jaywalks.   As I was crossing the street I thought of a conversation I’d … Continue reading

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Giant Tales

Please read my short story in… Giant Tales: Dangerous Days Coming Soon! June 25, 2014 https://www.facebook.com/gianttales    

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Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright. . . .

by Karen Hopkins © May 1, 2014 The woman stands leaning on her broom, staring out into the trees. She was sweeping the small porch when Alonso passed by, stopping to report, “Sarita, El Tigre was spotted again out there,” … Continue reading

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Sometimes you just have to write

I am about sixty pages into my next story.  I like my characters.  I know what’s happening at the border.  I know who the good guys are and who the bad guy is but I still haven’t figured out why … Continue reading

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