The StoryBench

We are a community of people who share a love of the written word. We meet to read stories, poems, songs… around a decided theme. This blog is a repository for all that is shared in these meetings.


Rob Lyman

Meet 9: Fear

Contributions this time explored the nature of fear, the utility of fear and a new (to most of us) genre of story-telling - the chat story. Enjoy... Torture by Hope, a short story (original in French) by Count Villiers de... Continue Reading →

The connect between anger and fear

Anger is an evolutionary strategy that helps us deal with ┬áthreats. It focuses our mind on the target, suppresses our fear and drives us to attack. Anger is not evolution's answer to generic "threats." You don't get angry at the... Continue Reading →

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