Category Archives: Writing

Atheist Life Hacks: How To Turn Your Children Into Authors

Nala The Dream Fairy

Few things are more important to me as a mother than passing down my love for stories and storytelling to my kids. One of the ways I do this is by making up and writing stories together. I thought I’d share a story I did with each of my kids. Here is one my son made up himself.

No Return From Dead Mountain Part 5

Dyatlov Pass Incident

This is a continuation of No Return From Dead Mountain. Read previous parts: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 “Good God!”, Mikhail tried to sweep snow off the collapsed and torn tent in front of him. He had volunteered to help with the search for 9 missing hikers, not really thinking about what

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No Return From Dead Mountain Part 4

Dyatlov Pass Incident

This is a continuation of No Return From Dead Mountain. Read previous parts: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 “Do you recognize this place?” Zinaida asked quietly as she sprinted awkwardly on her snowshoes up to where Igor was leading their trek home. She continued whispering, “I don’t remember there having been an incline or

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No Return From Dead Mountain Part 3

Dyatlov Pass Incient

This is a continuation of No Return From Dead Mountain. Read previous parts: Part 1 Part 2 “Ok, I think we can set up camp here for the night”, Alexander yelled back across the group of adventurers, so they could all hear. The group started bustling about, opening packs and setting up tents. Igor pulled

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No Return From Dead Mountain Part 2

Dyatlov Pass Incident

This is the second part of No Return From Dead Mountain. Read the first part here: Part 1 “Where are they?” Nicolai whined, cupping his hands over his mouth and blowing. Others were standing around the fire, the wait for Yuri and Ludmila obviously taking its toll on their body heat and state of mind.

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I’ve Been Challenged To Write a Short Story: No Return From Dead Mountain

Dyatlov Pass Incient

GM Note: This post is a little different. As you know, Godless Mom has a Twitter BFF named Andy, who’s one of those weird British people with the odd vocabs that make you both understand how desperately your own education failed you as well as cock your head to the side in utter bewilderment. In

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