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Let’s Play Blog-Archive Roulette

Okay, gather round. Today we’re going to play a most dangerous blogging game. It’s called “Archive Roulette,” and it’s a lot like Russian Roulette except it has to do more with my blog archive than quasi-suicidal fortune hunters. Archive Roulette … Continue reading

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My 100th Post (a scary accomplishment)

My 100th Post (a scary accomplishment) This post marks the 100th post of practicallyserious.com. Actually, it’s more like 104 or 105, but there were some posts I disowned directly after publishing them, consigning them forever to the shadows of the … Continue reading

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100-word Fiction Friday: “Big Move”

Big Move As many sticks of dynamite as grains of rice in a two-pound sack, helicopters enough to smoke the sky, a dangling rainstorm of chains. All my wealth. And that was only the tip! It hung down from the copter-cloud: … Continue reading

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Friday Flash Fiction: “Crazy Moths”

Crazy Moths Richard thumpscraped the Buick station wagon over the curb for McDonald’s. For a moment both kids in the back seat hovered weightless, then bashed up against the roof like fists striking a baking pan. They flopped down limp, out for … Continue reading

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100-word Fiction Friday: “Bad Handle”

Bad Handle The rainbow had been a solid thing, bold and bright, shining like glossy candy stripes that hurt your teeth. The birds had swerved round it, the rain rumbled as it rolled down. The Earth swayed safely above the … Continue reading

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