Monthly Archives: October 2014

Daikaiju – Sunday Photo Fiction

Written for Sunday Photo Fiction. A story, about a sighting that terrifies some people in Japan, begins after the photo. Genre: Speculative Fiction/Humor Daikaiju It was nearly 11:00AM at the boardwalk in Tokyo Harbor. Joggers, food vendors, and sightseers flowed … Continue reading

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Harrow Trees – Grammar Ghoul Press

Harrow Trees “Try to relax, Mr. Jones,” said Pete, looking sympathetically at the haggard man, as the shadows of cell bars reached across him like the branches of trees. “I’m going to get you out of here in a couple … Continue reading

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Jumper – YeahWrite Microstories #183

“Uh yeah,” said Private Jensen. His parachute landed beside him. “First combat jump. Why?” Captain Westfield glanced at the silvery shard of metal in Jensen’s hand. “Most skydivers don’t hold the airplane so hard they tear a chunk off when … Continue reading

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Worms – Friday Fictioneers

Written for the Friday Fictioneers. A story, about the pitfalls of avarice, begins after the photo. Genre: Speculative Fiction/Humor Worms Tully was a scientific reporter, but mostly an opportunist. Following Doctor Bosco through the lab, he knew immediately that some … Continue reading

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The Bridge – Mondays Finish The Story

Written for Mondays Finish The Story. A story, about a humble man with great power, begins after the photo. Genre: Speculative Fiction/Spirituality/Humor The Bridge The people waved at him from the bridge below. His Holiness, The Pun Kai Llama smiled … Continue reading

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Ground Assault – Sunday Photo Fiction

Written for Sunday Photo Fiction. A story, about an alien ground assault on Earth, begins after the photo. Genre: Science Fiction/Humor Ground Assault General Lleppis’Dau winced at the rhythmic sound of huge machines crashing together. He pulled the quadnoculars down … Continue reading

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The Biggest Reason – Grammar Ghoul Press

The Biggest Reason Reed Pulaski was timid. It might seem strange that he could become Vice-President of Security at Hawkins Financial LLP, but management had compelling reasons for placing him there. As Reed opened the door to the cafeteria in … Continue reading

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Investigation – Friday Fictioneers

Written for the Friday Fictioneers. A story, about an investigation suddenly taking flight, begins after the photo. Genre: Science Fiction/Humor Investigation Detective Witten scanned the room full of musical instruments. “So our uranium thief is also a musician.” “Odd,” said … Continue reading

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The Relationship – Gargleblaster #182

“I don’t care,” said Felix. “I love you.” “You should,” Maria scolded. “I’m an illegal alien!” “Once we’re married, no problemo,” countered Felix. Maria removed her scarf. “And this?” Felix eyed her alien gills. “You can take a job as … Continue reading

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The Last Evidence – The Speakeasy

The Last Evidence I tried to forgive them. Virginia Hampstead made it impossible. I can’t be blamed for what happened. It’s not easy being a poltergeist, you know. Most of us are angry, raging spirits because we’re stuck for centuries … Continue reading

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