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Speakeasy 141 – Happiness Lost

The instructions for Speakeasy 141: Your piece must include the following sentence in the last line: “There was nothing left for her to do but walk away.” Plus a reference to this video: ************************************************************************ Julia was ready for the feeling that … Continue reading

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Five Sentence Fiction – Silver

Lille McFerrin provides a weekly one word prompt and asks us to take five sentences to create a response.  There is no word limit with this particular challenge, just a limit to the number of sentences. Be creative and tell … Continue reading

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Five Sentence Fiction – Alone

Lille McFerrin provides a weekly one word prompt and asks us to take five sentences to create a response.  There is no word limit with this particular challenge, just a limit to the number of sentences. Be creative and tell … Continue reading

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Speakeasy 140 – The Life Decision

The instructions for Speakeasy 140: Your piece must include the following sentence in the first line: “ I found the tracks in the deep snow between the trees.” ************************************************************************ I found the tracks in the deep snow between the trees. I wondered how … Continue reading

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Speakeasy 139 – Grandpa’s War

The instructions for Speakeasy 139: Your piece must include the following sentence ANYWHERE: “Grandpa told the best stories.” ************************************************************************ “As I peered across the open space I could feel one thousand beady little eyes peering at me with laser-like focus, ready … Continue reading

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Five Sentence Fiction – Highway

Lille McFerrin provides a weekly one word prompt and asks us to take five sentences to create a response.  There is no word limit with this particular challenge, just a limit to the number of sentences. Be creative and tell … Continue reading

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Speakeasy 138 – A Twin Again

The instructions for Speakeasy 138: Your piece must include the following sentence as your FIRST line: “The bowl lay overturned on the floor, a rough crack running down one side.” Also reference the picture below: ************************************************************************ The bowl lay overturned on … Continue reading

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Speakeasy 137 – Thirty Six Hour Love Affair

The instructions for Speakeasy 137: Your piece must include the following sentence as your LAST line: “From that day forward, every time I drove past that street corner, I thought of her.” Also you should reference the trailer from the movie … Continue reading

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Speakeasy 136 – Culture versus Warriors

The instructions for Speakeasy 136 is to use a sentence, “The smell of smoke lingered in the air” and reference the photo below.  ************************************************************************ The smell of smoke lingered in the air. The black helmets of the Enforcement Officers reflected … Continue reading

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Five Sentence Fiction – Celebration

Lille McFerrin provides a weekly one word prompt and asks us to take five sentences to create a response.  There is no word limit with this particular challenge, just a limit to the number of sentences. Be creative and tell … Continue reading

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Speakeasy 130 – He laughs last

The instructions for Speakeasy 130 is to use a sentence, “Something moved in the shadows” and reference the Phantom of the Opera  song “The Music of the Night”. I was trying to go for creepy to match the October theme. … Continue reading

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Speakeasy – It’s Raining Pumpkins

************************************************************************ “He had it coming to him!” “You’ve said that several times Mr. McSwain,” Officer Kelly said as he stopped writing in his spiral pad to look at the man. He noted the flushed face of the fifty something year … Continue reading

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Five Sentence Fiction – Magnetic

Lille McFerrin provides a weekly one word prompt and asks us to take five sentences to create a response.  There is no word limit with this particular challenge, just a limit to the number of sentences. Be creative and tell … Continue reading

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Five Sentence Fiction – Wild

Lille McFerrin provides a weekly one word prompt and asks us to take five sentences to create a response.  There is no word limit with this particular challenge, just a limit to the number of sentences. Be creative and tell … Continue reading

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Speakeasy – Dance like a maniac

In less than twenty four hours the Cramer High School dance team would hold their tryouts. Callie and Rachel knew there were two spots open and they wanted to be the ones to fill them. They talked about the opportunity … Continue reading

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