Thousands of Stories Are Waiting For You…

…in The Agony Column of the Times, 1800-1870, collected by Alice Clay, at the Internet Archive.

If you were lacking in story ideas, you lack no more!

Tuesday, November 10, 1850: E.R.C.—CONSENTS.

Saturday, January 4, 1851: P.P.P. is implored, for mercy’s sake, to WRITE AGAIN. If not, your wretched father will be a maniac, and your poor unhappy mother will die brokenhearted.

Monday, January 27, 1851: To C.—it’s all right; the danger you apprehended is stopped; nothing is known; every difficulty shall be removed; you are freely forgiven; come without a moment’s delay.—J.

Tuesday, July 1, 1851: YES, ELLEN.

Friday, November 18, 1853: A.G.B., 50th.—The POPLARS are Desolate now, and Dangerous Point very unattractive. You see we fulfill the promise.—A—a A—s.

Thursday, Janaury 12, 1854: WHY SHAVE?

Saturday, October 6, 1855: J.B.R.—The MONKEY is HOME. Where is the Man of Ross.—G.G.

About Victoria Janssen

Victoria Janssen [she, her] currently writes cozy space opera for Kalikoi. The novella series A Place of Refuge begins with Finding Refuge: Telepathic warrior Talia Avi, genius engineer Miki Boudreaux, and augmented soldier Faigin Balfour fought the fascist Federated Colonies for ten years, following the charismatic dissenter Jon Churchill. Then Jon disappeared, Talia was thought dead, and Miki and Faigin struggled to take Jon’s place and stay alive. When the FC is unexpectedly upended, Talia is reunited with her friends and they are given sanctuary on the enigmatic planet Refuge. The trio of former guerillas strive to recover from lifetimes of trauma, build new lives on a planet with endless horizons, and forge tender new connections with each other.
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