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Flash Fiction – A Second Game of Aspects

The Great and Powerful Chuck Wendig has a new Flash Fiction contest with the amazingly great prize for a random entry to go to Crossroads Writers Conference in Macon, GA, Oct. 5-7, 2012.   Superhero / In a Vehicle Traveling Down the Highway / Weapons of Mass Destruction ————————— The Last Will and Testament of the Whip

Flash Fiction – Doll Heads

I’ve been trying to write on the two pieces I have up at BookCountry, so I’ve been remiss with keeping up with my Flash Fiction. So when I saw the amazing Chuck Wendig (@ChuckWendig) tweet a reminder that his Flash Fiction Challenge was due on Friday at noon, I had to jump on it. What’s the challenge this week, you ask? Just this picture: My contribution is below the fold.

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Flash Fiction Friday, Cycle 30; Comes the Dawn

I’m a slacker, as many of you are completely familiar with. But I’ve been trying to get back into not only the habit of writing, but to get better at writing outside of my comfort level. Flash Fiction is one of those things that seem to be allowing me to get off my butt and write, but also gives me an outlet to give some styles, plots and time periods

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Sometimes You’re the Windshield…

And sometimes you’re the bug. 4456 words, and we’re into Day 4. I’m behind. Dammit. On the plus side, last night’s derailment from writing came down to paying work, so I can feel a little better that at least it was worthwhile being distracted from writing.But, I’m back on the wagon this evening, I swear. Want to egg me on? Add me as a NanoWriMo Buddy!

For the First Day of Nano, my True Love Gave to Me…

A stressed-out day of work and meetings. Well, I wouldn’t really call work my “True Love”, but work with me here, people. There’s a reason we call it “Meeting Monday” around here… Today’s the first day of National Novel Writing Month, and I’m already behind because I needed to get to sleep before midnight last night. I had such grand plans for redesigning this site to be more about writing

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