Author Archives: Madame Paradox

About Madame Paradox

Heidi David is a writer and freelance producer. She is the author of an as yet unpublished novel, THE FLYING JEWEL; the tale of a traveling circus where the price of admission is one's free will.

My Visit With The Amazon Warrior Women

Today, I will be guest posting for Debi over at The Truth About Motherhood. Now don’t all freak out at once. I am not with child. (Someone get my mother an oxygen tank, would you?) In honor of her blog’s … Continue reading

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If Darla From The Little Rascals Can Do It, Why Can’t I?

Dear Mr. and Mrs. David: Heidi is a bright child, imaginative and enthusiastic. She’s read every story in the reading corner, some of them twice. It’s our understanding she’s not a big fan of Fun With Dick And Jane as she … Continue reading

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Do Not Operate Heavy Machinery While Under the Influence Of This Writing Career

I have this malady I fear is terminal, a creeping fungus that refuses to recede. I am a writer you see, and despite all my best efforts, I can deny this disease no longer. I mean no one in their … Continue reading

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Bacon, A Cautionary Tale

I’m warning you right now this is a ridiculous post. But I’ve been remiss with my blogging so I thought I’d leave you a wicked little short. Note: This flash fiction was inspired by a contest I missed on the blog … Continue reading

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The Apocalypse Is Nigh, In Other News…

The bad news is wearing me down people. Seriously grinding me away. At this rate I will be a mere tablespoon of bitter cocoa powder by May.  (What? Did you expect my essence to consist of buttercups and lollipops? Yeesh.) … Continue reading

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Dr. Freud, We Have A Problem

There are few things that warm the cockles more than watching a young child play with her dollies. Unless of course she’s me. A dolly placed in my hot little hands was immediately stripped of her worldly possessions. That’s right, … Continue reading

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In War There Is No Substitute For Cleavage

Some talented writer friends of mine, Jason C. McIntyre and Julie C. Gardner (that’s correct, I’m only friends with writers whose middle names begin with a C) cajoled me into posting this story. Quite the departure from my dark tale Edwina, … Continue reading

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Edwina, Pretty Edwina

A dark and creepy tale inspired by a rather unusual photo. Edwina, pretty Edwina sits in the window. See her shoes, those shiny shoes, the finely tanned leather, and the smart buckles? A fine custom shoe the cobbler sells, yes … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Madame Paradox Style

How it is that a pseudo holiday with all sorts of bloody origins ended up being the official gushy lovetastic extravaganza that is Valentine’s Day, only Hallmark really knows. Be that as it may, I shall honor the day with … Continue reading

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Beware Supervillains, My Nose Will Defeat You

By day, she is the mild mannered Madame Paradox, aspiring author. But at night, oh at night Ladies and Gentleman, a beast is unleashed. One with powers heretofore unheard of on this planet. For you see, deep in the superhero … Continue reading

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