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1,000 Word Challenge 2014

Hey folks! I just finished the first draft of my new novella! Am I Magical? is the story of Bill, a shut-in that has given up on the world who finds a plastic scepter in a box full of toys. … Continue reading

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One Thousand Word Challenge: Fabliau 8.25.2012

This year’s final One Thousand Word Challenge story blew past the 1,000 word mark because the image (http://s26.photobucket.com/albums/c117/missmissie/art%20photography/1000%20words%20folder/?action=view&current=DSCF2414.jpg) from my good friend ~M inspired me to do something I’ve been wanting to do, and that is to write a Fabliau. … Continue reading

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1,000 Word Challenge: Meanwhile, In the Back of Fung’s Fine Cantonese Restaurant

The second photo that inspired me came from my loving wife, Sarah, who always knows that the creepy and strange captivates me. This photo is so blatantly strange that I could have gone in a dozen directions. I decided that … Continue reading

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1,000 Word Challenge: The Old House on The Corner

The first photo that inspired me was submitted by my friend Roz: I was immediately inspired to do a story about a haunted place; the kind of place where neighborhood kids avoid, neighborhood teenagers “party” in, and hobos relax in. … Continue reading

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The One Thousand Word Challenge: The Angels and the Old Man

Welcome to the first story from my third annual One Thousand Word Challenge. To start, here is the inspiration:  http://s26.photobucket.com/albums/c117/missmissie/art%20photography/1000%20words%20folder/?action=view&current=DSCF7712.jpg The final word count was 1,001, so I was nearly right on target. ————————————————————————————— “They’re angels! Can’t you see them? … Continue reading

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The 2nd Annual 1,000 Word Challenge

Dear Readers, As I did last year, so shall I do this year: given the popularity of the 1,000 Word Challenge, I’m bringing it back for another go around. The premise is simple: my readers submit links to photographs or … Continue reading

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One Thousand Word Challenge: August and Minerva in: Yaaard Sale

The last installment of this year’s One Thousand Word Challenge is once again based on a photo sent by my friend Missie. She is the basis for the character of Minerva, and Matt (her husband) is the inspiration behind parts … Continue reading

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