Monthly Archives: April 2015

Truth in Advertising – Friday Fictioneers

Truth in Advertising The seaside market in the old Grecian city would amaze most. Vincent noticed none of it. He felt like arguing. The sign on the food stall read: World’s Best Gyros! Even the Gods eat my food! “That … Continue reading

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Side Effects – Gargleblaster Microstories #211

Jerome’s work dismantling radioactive warheads was difficult. Then side effects emerged. “Couldn’t sleep.” Jerome rubbed tired eyes. “I got up.” “No shit,” stammered Caitlin. “What?” Caitlin pointed at him hovering just beneath the ceiling. She shuddered, “Good thing we got … Continue reading

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Fertilizer – Mondays Finish the Story

Fertilizer “Are you laughing at me?“ said Benton, his sprayer raised threateningly. The two orchids before him stood nearly 8-feet tall and boasted blooms the size of a refrigerator. They weren’t only sentient, but they were mobile, pacing back and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion

This week’s photo challenge is: Motion. That’s pretty self explanatory. But this week, we’re asked to explain what was happening as well. Here are my answers to the challenge. When Shey goes home to the Philippines, she feels so good … Continue reading

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Horsing Around – Sunday Photo Fiction

Horsing Around Mr. Puck, the History of Spaceflight Museum’s tour guide, led the 8th graders to another picture on the wall. Much of the elderly man’s body had been replaced by artificial equipment, but nothing yet had replaced his aging … Continue reading

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The Innocent – Mutant 750

The Innocent As his shuttle screamed through reentry, Agent Horowitz reviewed the deadly orders. An oft-used display screen lit with the creased face of Federal Intelligence Director, Alistair Morris. “She’s quite possibly the most dangerous assassin in Human-controlled space,” he … Continue reading

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Losing Patience – Chimera 66

Losing Patience Stan’s barbs about Samantha’s cooking skills were getting old. “Whatcha’ making?” said Stan. “Omelette.” “Aren’t you going to fold it over?” “No. Why?” Stan rolled his eyes. “If you don’t fold it, it’s a Frittata.” Samantha scowled. “So … Continue reading

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