Dilation Exercise 44

Below you’ll find the weekly Dilation Exercise. I know you guys will get tired of this ploy eventually, but to continue my efforts to promote my new novel, Of Thimble and Threat: The Life of a Ripper Victim, I’ve created yet another Jack the Ripper-related DE.

Please look at the picture, read the caption, above and below the image, and allow your imagination to go to work on it. If the artwork inspires a story, please say something about it in a comment. Need a further explanation? Go to Imagination Workout—The Dilation Exercises.

Of all his grownup toys, she was the best, the one that stood out in living color, and he knew that wouldn’t last as he always destroyed the best things in his life.

But this time, after reading a delightful book on Jack the Ripper, he was inspired to derive satisfaction from her destruction.

Artwork: “The Bold Stroke” copyright © 1999 Alan M. Clark.
Cover Illustration for The Bold Stroke, by Barry Shannon, published by TriplTree Publishing. Captions seen here are original to this post and have nothing to do with the literary project with which the artwork first appeared.

—Alan M. Clark

Eugene, Oregon