Monthly Archives: June 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrast

This week, in the photo challenge, the topic is: Contrast. Personally, I love contrast. I like vivid images wherever I can get them. On the other hand, there’s lots of ways to be contrasting: Big vs Small, Technological vs Natural, … Continue reading

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Stealing – Yeah Write Gargleblaster

Stealing “So what did you say?” asked Yxyt’Nala as she floated in the water. “I said, ‘No. My mermaid,’ and then I shot him.” “Oh my!” “He’ll live.” Yxyt’Nala wrapped her fishy tail around my tail, saying, “Thanks for stealing … Continue reading

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Torpedo Tactics – Sunday Photo Fiction

Written for Sunday Photo Fiction. A story, about a torpedo smarter than the average torpedo, begins after the photo. Genre: Science Fiction/Humor Torpedo Tactics WT3 Barry Carstairs fell against the bulkhead near the hatch as another blast shook the ship … Continue reading

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Combat Protocols – The Speakeasy

Combat Protocols Gavin, the town’s elder, knew where he would find them. They were never long apart from one another. The odd pair were giggling like schoolboys over a game of backgammon in the back of Everett’s shed. Gavin squinted … Continue reading

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An Angry Tree

Written for the Friday Fictioneers. A story, about fiddling with a powerful spirit, begins after the photo. Genre: Urban Fantasy An Angry Tree Sheriff Lasseter winced at the destruction and turned to Daniel Redleaf. “I understand you were the last … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Between

This week’s photo challenge is: Between. So I’ll be looking for the things in between other things. This is much like “framing” in my understanding. I like doing this, looking for whatever may escape notice behind prominent features. Here are … Continue reading

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Postbox Theory – Sunday Photo Fiction

Written for Sunday Photo Fiction. A story, about a younger generation trying to reconcile older methods, begins after the photo. Genre: Speculative Fiction/Humor Postbox Theory While waiting for the tram, Linda finally decided to ask the question. “Hey Jules, what … Continue reading

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