Category Archives: Europe

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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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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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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Russian Black Sea Exercises Trigger Response

MOSCOW, RUSSIAN FEDERATION – In a move that has US intelligence analysts on alert, Russian President, Vladimir Putin ordered substantial military exercises in the Black Sea area. It is unknown at this time what triggered the sudden mobilization. What is … Continue reading

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Animals: The New Arms Race

LONDON, UK – An arms race grips the world even as ever more powerful weapons emerge. This new race isn’t about stealth technology or more powerful explosives. It’s about animals. Since time immemorial, military units have kept mascots and perhaps … Continue reading

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Invisible British Tank Missing

BRISTOL, UK – Filton’s Fonthill Park recently became the “sight” of swarms of white-coated BAE engineers and Army officers swinging sticks around and generally stepping gingerly through bushes and groves of trees. It may seem like a farcical play put … Continue reading

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