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A Collaborative Fiction Story

I would like to invite you to enjoy a new project I created. I saw it on other blogs and have wanted to do this for about three years. The project is to allow multiple writers to create one story, … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Twenty-Five – Yearning for success

Did you ever want something so much you just could almost taste it? Ok, I will admit freely I have no idea what being a published author tastes like, but I know it is something I want so bad that … Continue reading

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Sunday Snippets Critique Blog Hop: 250 Words of my New Short Story, A PINCH OF SUGAR (4/7)

 The snippet I have for this week is the third  250 or so words of my latest short story contest entry which is titled “A Pinch of Sugar.” Last week the main character named Alex met up with Haley and … Continue reading

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March and April Fiction Contests

Here is a collection of short story competitions over the next three months. Read through to see which deadlines are approaching soon. I found these on a blog called Creative Writing Contests. This is some I will likely try over … Continue reading

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Blog Festivus – Sualc’s Revenge – Part Two

The judge sitting under the seal of the great state of Nevada could not shut his mouth. It was still open from where it had fallen when he sat down to signal he was ready to begin the proceedings in … Continue reading

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Chasing the Mayan Calendar Inaccuracy – Conclusion

The volume of the voices of King Juan Carlos and Prince Katurba arguing ranged from a hearty boom to something a king to the roar of a might lion. Following Omar’s lead, Hannah had told Kind Omar a white lie … Continue reading

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Blog Festivus – Sualc’s Revenge – Part One

Note: So the nine day component of the Blog Festivus is complete, but I decided to expand the story into a serial telling. I hope you will continue to read and leave your comments! “Does Santa know?” Rudy Two asked … Continue reading

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Chasing The Mayan Calendar Inaccuracy – Part Four

One hundred twenty minutes never seemed to pass as quickly as it did during the time Joe and Hannah desperately worked on a plausible argument for King Juan Carlos about why he should reconsider his stance on the Mayan calendar … Continue reading

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Chasing The Mayan Calendar Inaccuracy – Part Three

It seemed an eternity and a moment at the same time as the white school bus propelled by Professor Emmett brown’s flux capacitor made the transition from 2012 to the year 650, the time Brown identified as the correct year … Continue reading

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Blog Festivus # 9 – Rudolph’s Secret

“I can play the song!” “There is no need!” Rudolph replied. “But dad it is very clear about who is on the team. You know Dasher and Dancer…” “Rudy Two I know the song.” “But let me just play it … Continue reading

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Chasing The Mayan Calendar Inaccuracy – Part Two

“Doctor Brown I am afraid we may be here as a waste of your time.” “The only time wasted my dear is time already spent. With my DeLorean here we can…,” Brown began to hesitate as he turned to look … Continue reading

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Blog Festivus # 8 – Blitzen get his kicks

Blitzen trotted on to the field as the others in the stands cheered with delight. He knew he only needed a few more games like this one to cement his legacy as the best non-human to play football since that … Continue reading

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Blog Festivus # 7 – Donder Undercover

“You will be undercover.” “Undercover?” “Yes. You will start tonight on the night shift.” Donder thought about what this meant. Her old training with the 2nd Reindeer Squadron, the ones charged with maintaining the five mile perimeter round Santa’s compound, … Continue reading

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Blog Festivus # 6 – Cupid’s New Suit

“You are my lawyer! You said this was handled years ago. We agreed on a sharing contract. It was approved by the CoLF!” “Yes Cupid, it was, but unfortunately the Council of Legendary Figures does not have jurisdiction in Las … Continue reading

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Blog Festivus #5 – Comet’s Clause

“So I can invoke the clause?” Comet asked. “Yes.” You are sure this is legal?” “Yes.” “Shoud we check with you know who?” “Are you kidding!” “Ok, ok, I know you are right, he would go nuts.” “Yeah, his little … Continue reading

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