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Should I enter Twisted50 Vol2? By Hillier Townsend

Of course I went back for Round 2 of Create50’s Twisted competition. Who wouldn’t, after the having such an unexpectedly positive experience with Round 1 (Twisted50 Vol1 and Twisted’ Evil Little Sister)? Comradship, insightful feedback, and the many little horrors from other writers to read (preferably alone, in the dark, with the possibility of unnamed […]

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The Twisted Core by Hillier Townsend

Huh. I just realized that all the stories I’ve written thus far for the Twisted series, despite having different story lines, different characters, and different “voices”, share a common theme: the horrifying consequences of a person blindly fulfilling their needs at the expense of others. The reasons “why” vary, too. In one of these stories,

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What I Did On My Summer And Every Vacation And Many Late Nights Aka Discovering Create50 By Hillier Townsend

I came to the party (the party being submitting my writing to competitions) later than many. Despite having worked as a writer professionally for over 30 years and having written little stories and poems since I could first manage a pen. Once at the party, my writing partner and I thought surely the screenplay we

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