Monthly Archives: May 2015

Mission Accomplished – Mutant 750

Mission Accomplished Victoria wished she imitated German accents better. It would lead the police to the desired conclusions. Unfortunately, no one in her time spoke German anymore. As a policeman rifled through her purse at the nearby table, she only … Continue reading

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A Universe – Friday Fictioneers

A Universe Melissa pointed her tiny, 5-year old finger at the leaf. “Daddy. What’s that?” “That’s a dewdrop, sweetie,” said Joshua. “What’s a dewdrop?” “Well,” said Joshua. “Most think it’s a drop of water, but actually, it’s a tiny Universe. … Continue reading

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Mollie Gob & The Crisp – Super-Short Mega Story

Mollie Gob & The Crisp Glenn, Bert, and Jensen stood on the bank of the lake fishing and drinking beer. Mostly, they drank beer. Glenn opened a Victoria Bitter. “The story goes,” he said. “There’s a dinosaur, a Plesiosaur they … Continue reading

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Those Special Differences – Gargleblaster Microstories #214

“We met online,” said Teresa. Her seeing-eye dog rested beside her. “But,” grimaced Sandy at Bob’s odd coloration. “Bob’s a mutant!” Bob’s long, flexible tongue flicked out and snatched a cheese wedge. “I know.” Teresa squirmed happily. “I love that … Continue reading

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A Talk With Nature – Mondays Finish the Story

A Talk With Nature The crew of the Angel Flame received orders to head out. It was tense aboard the research sub as it dived 2,000ft into Antarctic waters. The vociferous global-warming skeptic aboard, Vance Stone, kept the naturalist crewmen … Continue reading

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Cornering the Market – Sunday Photo Fiction

Cornering the Market Danielle could easily hear the music from the ice cream truck. It played that same discordant melody that could grab your attention from anything. If Dad was watching the NBA Playoffs too loudly, it still could be … Continue reading

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Duck Hunting – Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

Duck Hunting Enis stopped his camouflage-painted pickup at the edge of the public park duck pond. “What’re we doing here?” said Leon. “You notice we didn’t bag one gol’danged duck this mornin’?” grimaced Enis through his shabby, full beard. “Yep.” … Continue reading

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The New Space Race – Friday Fictioneers

The New Space Race Senator Hayworth adjusted his tie and gazed across the field. Standing beside him, and wearing mere jeans and tee-shirt, Evan Lusk said, “It’s a former ICBM site. Perfect for a space tourism installation.” He pointed to … Continue reading

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The Payment – Gargleblaster Microstories #213

“I’ll get that,” said Senator Hallsmith, taking the restaurant check. Esmerelda grinned approvingly, still sticky from their bedtime “exertions” earlier. “I always pay,” said Hallsmith. Esmerelda flashed a brilliant smile. Oh you’ll pay alright, she thought. Or your wife sees … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Force of Nature

This week’s photo challenge is: Force of Nature. Well, there’s all kinds of natural forces, as we can see every day. There’s the ones we all think about like, Wind… …and Water. But there’s other natural forces like the desire … Continue reading

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