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Do Walking Tanks Make Sense?

I can recall back in the day when I watched “The Empire Strikes Back” in the theater. To this day, my favorite scene in the movie was the AT-ATs. I’d never before imagined a giant walking tank. My mouth fell … Continue reading

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Something More – Trifecta: Week Eighty-One

Written for Trifecta: Week 81. Genre: Science Fiction Word Count: 333 Story begins after the image. Something More The memory of Alion’s papa played over and over in his head. The old man stared intently and said, “Do something more … Continue reading

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Mismatch – Trifecta: Week Seventy-Eight

This week’s goal for the Trifecta Writing Challenge is to write a story between 33 and 333 words long and use the third definition for the word, “Pedantic.” PEDANTIC (adjective): unimaginative, pedestrian The challenge page can be found here: http://www.trifectawritingchallenge.com/2013/05/trifecta-week-seventy-eight.htmlContinue reading

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A Boy’s Dream: Alastair’s Photo Fiction 12May2013

An entry for Alastair’s Photo Fiction. Each week, Alastair Forbes presents a pic to write 150 word flash fiction based upon it. It’s all for fun and the joy of writing, so the limit isn’t strict. Anyone is invited to … Continue reading

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