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Imagination Conjuring Reality

D.K. Wall

Imagination Conjuring Reality

Short Stories

Headshot

January 23, 2019 | 14

The most grueling non-writing part of my author launch is now officially done – the dreaded headshot of my authorly countenance.

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Black Magic

Black Magic

December 19, 2018 | 16

How do you create black magic in the middle of the night? Two dogs, two rabbits, a bright flashlight, a social media post, and an evil overlord.

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Cave Entrapment

Cave Entrapment Of The Minor Kind

July 11, 2018 | 2

The heroic rescue of the boys in Thailand sparked the memory of my own spelunking experience which included a cave entrapment of the minor kind.

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Eyes Wide Open Title

Eyes Wide Open

June 18, 2018 | 0

The middle of the night. A dark bedroom. My sleep disturbed. I find myself clutching the covers with my eyes wide open. Oh, the horror.

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Brad And His Date

Brad And His Date

April 9, 2018 | 1

A wink-and-a-smile charming young man, Brad was a scoundrel. A mostly true tale of Brad and his date on a sidewalk in Folly Beach, South Carolina.

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Tide Pod Challenge

Tide Pod Challenge

January 24, 2018 | 2

The Tide Pod Challenge is the latest teenage craze sweeping social media. Good thing we weren’t that stupid as kids. Or were we?

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I wasn't driving!

I Wasn’t Driving

January 9, 2018 | 0

SHORT STORY – Law Enforcement Officers have a most challenging job, but sometimes their stories have great levity – such as this one with the protest, “I wasn’t driving!”

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Christmas Eve Grocery Shopping Nightmare

Christmas Eve Grocery Shopping Nightmare

December 20, 2017 | 2

The insanity. I know better. I plotted. I planned. But, I failed. I needed three critical items so I was grocery shopping on Christmas Eve.

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Late Delivery

A Late Delivery: Christmas 1988

December 13, 2017 | 6

A very old story – The actual letter I sent my sister for Christmas 1988 in my best attempt to explain why a late delivery meant her present was delayed.

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Middle Name Club

Middle Name Club

December 6, 2017 | 0

My father thought it would be cool to go through life using your middle name. So, he did it. Not to himself. To me. I am D. Kirk Wall.

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Harry Truman Saved My Life

November 8, 2017 | 2

Two chance encounters epitomize the meaning of Veterans Day – a soldier crossing Omaha beach and another who said Harry Truman saved his life.

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Mystical Talking Jack-O’-Lantern

October 26, 2017 | 1

A magical thing happened every Halloween in my neighborhood – a talking jack-o’-lantern conversed with neighborhood children.

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