Category Archives: World

China’s Philippines Relief Surpassed By Lady’s Knitting Committee

TACLOBAN, PHILIPPINES – The world watched as the Philippines was devastated by Super-Typhoon Haiyan. Yet in the wake of the destruction many countries have stepped in to help. According to a BBC article, donations have been offered like these: The … Continue reading

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All Clear! – Friday Fictioneers 29Jun13

Written for the Friday Fictioneers. Story begins after the picture. Genre: Science Fiction Word Count: 99 All Clear! “That’s a Jeepnee,” explained the cab driver. “Very colorful, yes?” “It looks old,” said the American. “The Philippines is beautiful, but still … Continue reading

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The Cost – Alastair’s Photo Fiction 19May2013

Alastair’s Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge to produce flash fiction from a photo prompt. The word limit is 150 words but actually it isn’t a strict limit. Alastair claims the Word Police will not arrest anyone for “dangerous prolixity,” … Continue reading

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The Great Mistake – Alastair’s Photo Fiction – 05-05-13

Each week, Alastair Forbes presents image for a writing prompt. The goal is to write a 150 word or less short story based upon the picture. Anyone is invited to join this group of intrepid writers. Please visit Alastair’s page … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers 05-03-2013: It Will Remain

The Friday Fictioneers is a group writing 100 word short fiction based upon a picture prompt. Each week, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields presents a picture. All are challenged to write a story from it. The 100 word limit isn’t strict but everyone … Continue reading

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Sand Sculpture Festival: Port Aransas

Port Aransas, near Corpus Christi, is the site of yearly Sand Sculpture Festival.

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Friday Fictioneers – 04-26-13 – It’s Out Of My Hands

Friday Fictioneers is a group organized by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, writing 100 word short fiction based upon a photo prompt once a week. There’s exceptional talent in the group. Whether or not anyone joins in on the fun, there’s lots of … Continue reading

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Nano Surveillance Breakthrough, Exposed.

ATLANTA, GA – The next time you find a fly in your beer, it may not be doing the backstroke; it may be watching you. Nanolook Systems of Atlanta, GA has announced a breakthrough nanobot surveillance. The only problem is, … Continue reading

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Posing Pelicans

Pelicans migrating through Lake Buchanan.

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Blue Bonnets at Lake Buchanan

Lovely Blue Bonnet flowers growing in huge fields around Lake Buchanan. The lake is very dry now so no more kayaking from the dock, but there’s still lots of blue stuff to enjoy. Just not the wet kind.

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