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The Translation

The scientists huddled jabbering excitedly. The time traveling team had convinced a Native-American to return with them. At last, the meaning of the enigmatic South-Western Native-American pictographs could be conclusively decoded. Everyone from the anthropological team inserted translator earbuds. The … Continue reading

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The Wife is Always Right – The Speakeasy

The Wife is Always Right “Without a word, she dropped to the ground,” finished Grandpa. “That’s a great story, Grandpa!” said his grandson, Ekanu’tu, sitting beside him on the tree. “Tell me another!” “I don’t know. Your Grandma might get … Continue reading

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The Lottery Ticket – The Speakeasy at Yeah Write

  The Lottery Ticket There was a loud crash in the hallway. Elspeth looked up from her computer. With a groan she stepped out the bedroom door. The front door was open and cold January snow blew in. The little … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

In the central Philippines, called the Visayas, New Year’s is celebrated with a bowl of 12 different round fruit. The fruit represent prosperity for the coming year. My wife brought this tradition from her native Philippines. Our cultures combine and … Continue reading

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Counting Coup – Friday Fictioneers

Written for the Friday Fictioneers. A little ghost story begins after the photo. Genre: Urban Fantasy/Humor Word Count: 100 Counting Coup Walking Hawk’s ghost could only touch the corporeal world through his shoes. Walking mostly, he rarely counted coup anymore. … Continue reading

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Sacrifice – Alastair’s Photo Fiction

Written for Alastair’s Photo Fiction. Story begins after the photo. Genre: Science Fiction/Urban Fantasy Word Count: 149 Sacrifice “It’s just an animal, Gabe,” said Richard. The Algonquin Indian, part of the river crane crew hauling bridge sections, shook his head. … Continue reading

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Coming back

No challenges today. I just felt like bringing Thomas Riverwing back for an encore. Flash Fiction from a photo, because it’s fun. Coming Back “I like ducks,” said Thomas Riverwing. “Yeah, they’re pretty tasty,” I quipped. The lake was beautiful. … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers – Peace Offering

The Friday Fictioneers is a weekly challenge from Rochelle Wisoff-Fields to write a 100 word story based upon an image. To date, no one has been crucified for going over/under the word count. This week’s image is a lovely macro … Continue reading

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