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Being Lucky is a Dangerous Thing – [Ep 1]

‘Kate, what time did it say we should reach -’ Where was that place again? I reached for my phone to check the email the organizer had sent over about the location. Backhome Hostel. Where was that? I’ve been to Kuala Lumpur many times before, but until then, I had never stayed in a hostel. […]

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People say, routines can kill.

Imagine waking up and doing the exact same thing every day for forty years. Same car, same person, same route, same destination, same problems. Just different clothes on different days; an umbrella for rainy days. Good morning. When is the meeting? Ok, sure I’ll get to it. No, it’s not my fault. I’m busy. I’ll […]

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Suicide: A True Story

On a Sunday afternoon almost ten months ago today, a 27-year-old woman drove her silver sedan and parked it behind an abandoned building. She looked around to see if anyone had seen her. Except for a few trees, there were no other signs of life. Feeling assured, she killed the engine of her sedan, then lowered the driver’s […]

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I remember being someone different

“Do you remember who you were before the world told you who you should be?” I hate to admit it, but I don’t feel like myself sometimes when I write. In my mind, there are too many rules about formatting and technique. These rules become like roadblocks, checking to see if I am bringing illegal […]

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