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Welcome to the Adventures of Halycon Sage

…first chronicled in The Life and Times of Halycon Sage or The Last Book Ever Published… and new adventures in the latest book:

The Book of Squidly Light – The Continuing Chronicles of Halycon Sage

Your comments and contributions are most welcome!

Kitten Trees

Kitten Trees

Somewhere far, far away, there are kitten trees. But if you try to pick one before they are ripe, the tree will slap you. No one is ever mean to them. While a few let go earlier, most of the unpicked drift to the ground in autumn, and majestic mother cats climb out of...

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A Different Kind of Squid

A Different Kind of Squid

Since books that sound alike are sometimes grouped together in the public mind, we of the LightSQUIDian Federation and the Dry Gulch Creek Editorial Board hereby repudiate any similarity between The Book of Squidly Light and various horror publications with titles or...

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Apricots in the Morning

Apricots in the Morning

If you didn't grow up speaking Arabic (or possibly Persian or Turkish), you're probably not familiar with the phrase, "There'll be apricots in the morning." While this might sound delightful, especially if you like apricots, it's the rough equivalent of "pie in the...

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A Maybe, or a Might-Have-Been

A Maybe, or a Might-Have-Been

"Captain, it appears there is another relevant text from the EarthWorld, unrelated to the one we've already found." TechieSquid paused. "Or only barely related." "Which of the . . . areas we are studying does it hale from?" inquired the captain. He had barely stopped...

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I Met Halycon Sage

I Met Halycon Sage

It was in Reno a summer or two ago, next to the frozen food wall at one end of a supermarket on a golden afternoon. Best-friend-from-college Jeneane and I were picking up a few items. There he was: Halycon Sage, the hero of my metafictional novels, hub and center of...

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Why Are There No “Dogagories?”

Why Are There No “Dogagories?”

We on the Book of Squidly Light Publication Team have received a comment from an anonymous dog. Feeling that The Cat Fatty Lumpkin (deceased) is the best one to handle this inquiry, which is not precisely relevant  to what we are doing, we have turned the matter over...

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