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Special Rice

Photo by: Erin Leary Vance looked over the grain field. “I hate the way China is outproducing the U.S. in so many industries. So I’m doing my patriotic duty. I started growing this special rice.” Beside him, Edgar said, “What’s … Continue reading

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Blowing Bubbles – Sunday Photo Fiction

Written for Sunday Photo Fiction. A story, about the beginning of the Third War, begins after the photo. Genre: Science Fiction/Humor Blowing Bubbles They floated down from the skies, like soap bubbles on an enormous scale. Most were as big … Continue reading

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The Chain Writing Game v2: Episode 11

The Chain Writing Game continues with week 2! Kerrie’s fabulous writing game starts here: http://kerrieanns.wordpress.com/2014/01/04/chain-writing-game-week-2-episode-1 Previous episodes are all available here: Episode 11 “Where the hell is Helen?” boomed Director Martinez. He glared at the giant screen displaying satellite paths. … Continue reading

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Advancement – Flash! Friday

Written for Flash! Friday. This is my first fiction for this challenge. A story where the old meets the new begins after the image. Genre: Urban Fantasy Advancement “Be honest, Quan. You desire to replace me one day!” raged Minister … Continue reading

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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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Here in America – Alastair’s Photo Fiction

Written for Alastair’s Photo Fiction. Story begins after the photo. Genre: Spy Fiction/Humor Word Count: 250 Here in America Ryan gestured at the building across the street from the cafe. “And that ugly behemoth is the headquarters for America’s newest … Continue reading

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NSA Whistleblower, Right to Privacy, and…China?

A Momus News Editorial By E.A. Wicklund There’s much in the news lately about NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden. He worked with a program code-named PRISM, that allegedly snoops on the conversations of private American citizens. The notion of PRISM was … 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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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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China claims Moon

BEIJING – In a surprise move that stunned Western analysts, China has claimed the Moon. During an outdoor press conference featuring brightly colored banners and elegant displays, Ministry of Foreign Affairs official, Luo Jian Guo, made the announcement to an … Continue reading

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