Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Cure – Mutant 750

The Cure Empty houses and roads devoid of traffic whisked past in a blur beneath the HH-65 Dolphin helicopter. The unearthly whine of the Coast Guard chopper’s rotors screamed as Lieutenant Lowden raced over the Oregon coastline at maximum speed. … Continue reading

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Superstitions – Chimera 66

Superstitions Clancy gazed through binoculars across the baseball field. “Look at Nicky. He won’t shave his beard until the World Series.” Peter scoffed, “What a stupid superstition.” “He’s a baseball fanatic,” said Clancy. “What do you expect?” The pitcher hurled … Continue reading

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The Lovely Birds

Shey and I have been out birding with a vengeance lately. We stayed shut in at home for awhile, and we’re missing the outdoors. So we’re back at it and finding many lovely birds. Carolina Chickadee Yellow-Rumped Warbler Eastern Bluebird

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Security Specialists – Friday Fictioneers

Security Specialists Chloe and her dog Sauvigny walked down the line of people at the train station. Chloe pointed at a woman. “Nope,” said Sauvigny. She pointed at the next man. “Yep,” he said. The security man beside Chloe shot … Continue reading

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Hunger – Gargleblaster Microfiction #202

Tina raced into the gas station shop. “What happened?” said Ed the attendant. “Aliens!” shrieked Tina. The lights went out. “Cute,” groused Ed. “Some tentacled alien did that, right?” “No!” cried Tina. “No tentacles,” growled a voice. “Just huge fangs, … Continue reading

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The Wealth of Ordinary Food – YeahWrite Fiction

The Wealth of Ordinary Food Administrator Idalya Lu Almidien shoved the empty plate aside. It seems I’ve eaten the Earth, she mused. It was a silly notion, of course. She looked up. The Earth would actually be consumed by the … Continue reading

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Novelist Blues – Mondays Finish the Story

Novelist Blues The old typewriter had a mind of its own. It wrote some pretty terrifying stuff. Things that would make your toes curl up. Still, as demonically possessed items go, it could’ve chosen worse than my grandfather’s manual Underwood. … Continue reading

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