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Splintered Door

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The un-a-Musing, anti-inspirational, tangled, twisted and possibly tragic regurgitation of a recovering mind.

One author's battle against block, involving murderous moths, a fatal and heartfelt plague, one of those transfer tattoos you used to be able to buy down the Post Office, and a kid who fell into a quarry.

This debut collection of short stories by Marion Grace Woolley
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Published June 23rd 2012 by Marion Grace Woolley (first published June 22nd 2012)
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Darcia Helle
This eclectic collection took me on a twisted journey of sweetness and heartbreak, through worlds that were both beautiful and bizarre. I was captivated.

The best writers don't need to flaunt their abilities; they step out of the way and let the characters lead. And Woolley does exactly that.
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Mar 19, 2013 Jennifer Varnadore rated it it was amazing
This book was destined to seep into my soul through my windowed eyes this morning, and I'll tell you how I know. I have been feeling murdered by my own muse this morning, and for the past week...and I posted the quote, "Muses had a way of killing those whom they inspired." on facebook this morning. Within the hour I stared at the first line in the book, which preceded the acknowledgments. "To My Murderous Muse, I Win."

And for that alone, I was hooked to read this.

Now onto the stories. I felt the
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Donald Armfield
Open the "Splintered Door" and find the mind of Marion Grace Woolley. Fantasy worlds and bizarre stories.

The Butterfly's Predator
A twenty five year old watches over his sister as she looks out to the woods dazed. He takes his eyes of her and she is gone. A tale combined with butterflies and death in an unfortunate way.

The Fairy of the Birch
The capture of a fairy to bring joy. Warned of their ways the little girl gets one in a jar trapped. She tricked them until the next morning the discovery
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Marion Grace Woolley studied at the British Record Industry Trust (BRIT) School of Performing Arts, Croydon. After obtaining an MA in Language & Communication Research from the University of Cardiff, she declared that she'd had enough of academia and decided to run away to Africa.

Balancing her creative impulses with a career in International Development, she worked and travelled across Africa
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