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“Frame of Mind,” by The Blog-Post Assassin

Today I’m at a loss for content, so what I’m gonna do is I’m going to bite the bullet and write a post based on a Daily Post writing prompt. What’s the harm in that, right? Well, actually, today’s writing … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: “Biggest Backyard”

Biggest Backyard I’m listening for her chain-jingle on the wrong side of our fence. Moving through the dry bamboo reeds we use as swords, the trees running branch tips through my hair. I consider the ticks, droplets bobbing on the … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: “Pancakes and Beer”

Pancakes and Beer I want to beat my dad up but I can’t because he’ll ground me. There has to be a way to beat up my dad. Oh. I move the kitchen chair so I can step up and … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: “Candles”

Candles Mass was over and Father Whipp had a five-minute window to eat his birthday cake (if he didn’t want anyone knowing about it). Father David, who presided over the afternoon service, would soon arrive through the big doors in … Continue reading

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150-word Fiction Friday: “Head in the Clouds”

Head in the Clouds AX2 hung in the alien blue of Wa11-2’s upper-atmosphere, kept a dreamy glass eye on the barren and frosty landscape below. There, inside the drifting cloudshadows, a spread of wheeled-robots held a tired, fading conversation about … 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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Unorthodox Sex Advice: May 2012

Sarah H.: Hey, thanks for taking my email question. So, check it out. Me and my husband have been married for 23 years now and everything has been going very well. We get along very well when he’s home, which … 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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Flash Fiction: “The Pig”

The Pig Butcher Fry chased the pig through the dank sewer throat, his cleaver raised above his bald head and knifing through the moldy drips of air. As the pig’s splashing, snorting body glistened past the sulky beams of light, … Continue reading

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