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Flash Fic: The Storm

Gabe and Zam sat on camp chairs at the base of the Mayan ruin, gazing at the huge blinking sign near the top that read Café and Gift Shop. The rest of the tour group milled about, some visiting stalls … Continue reading

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Flash fic: Bargaining

“It’s the best restaurant in Berlin.” I looked up, up, my head tilted so far back, it hurt. “Don’t care, Jon. Not doing it.” His eyes narrowed. “What is it with you and elevators?” We’d been over and over this, … Continue reading

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Flash Fic: Conclusion

His human body shivered with cold, and he hunched against the wind, trying to keep his core warm. He’d been inside the man named Max for several weeks and was still surprised at how fragile he was, despite his physical … Continue reading

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Flash Fic: The Bulldozer

  When the yellow bulldozer showed up, I moved down the beach a comfortable distance, sat on the sand, put on my earphones, and turned up the volume on my iPod a little higher than usual to drown out the … Continue reading

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Flash Fic: The Message

There’s a story behind this 300-word quickie. I was invited to enter a flash fic contest with the theme INK. I consequently wrote and submitted this piece. The person collecting entries surprised me with an email, wherein he said he … Continue reading

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