Category Archives: Scribbles

A New Battle Tactic [5,000 words]

I was driving along one day, and I was thinking about what it would be like if an animal played dead, allowing itself to be consumed whole by a larger animal, such as a snake, and then came out of … Continue reading

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Crazy

One night, I was too tired to do anything, but not tired enough to actually fall asleep, so I played around on the internet. I don’t have any particular love for reddit, but I find that the writing sub-reddits are … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo in T minus 24 days

National Novel Writing Month a.k.a. NaNoWriMo begins November 1. I usually do it. I’ve got one idea that I really like that started as a short story for my sister in the mid-2000’s. It’s been a NaNoWriMo for a couple of … Continue reading

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Review: Holly Lisle’s Writing Flash Fiction That Doesn’t Suck (Week 2)

Rating: Review in Progress See my final review! I was browsing Reddit, and came across an Ask Reddit thread about things Redditors will never completely get over. One story, about a writer who stopped writing due to childhood bullying touched … Continue reading

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The beginnings to short stories 11-15

Based on the “How to Write Flash Fiction That Doesn’t Suck” model I started several weeks ago, I’ve written the beginnings to 5 more short stories. Let me know which ones you’d be most interested to continue reading. The middles … Continue reading

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The beginnings to short stories 6-10

Based on the “How to Write Flash Fiction That Doesn’t Suck” model I started on Wednesday, I’ve written the beginnings to 5 more short stories. Let me know which ones you’d be most interested to continue reading. The middles happen … Continue reading

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Review: Holly Lisle’s Writing Flash Fiction That Doesn’t Suck

Rating: Review in Progress See my final review! I was browsing Reddit, and came across an Ask Reddit thread about things Redditors will never completely get over. One story, about a writer who stopped writing due to childhood bullying touched … Continue reading

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Master of Black

The crone did not look at me, and she had a vacant expression, as if her eyes no longer granted sight. When she finally spoke, it was with a clear, persuasive voice like a field commander’s. “Every child is marked … Continue reading

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A Daily Annoyance, Sorely Missed.

Every morning, long before the winter’s dawn, and long after the summer’s dawn, but always before I am ready to rise, the overly large truck races up the hill by my home. The hill is not too long, but there … Continue reading

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Hello, World! Or How I started my blog…

Well, we have a nice beginning here.   This blog began many, many months ago when I purchased a domain name from Google Apps. I used Google Apps to set up a Google Site, using the Announcements page. It was … Continue reading

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