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Writer's Routine

The alarm announces the day with an irritating excuse for an uneven melody. Perfect because it works. Five a.m. and the long days journey into night begins. 716 more words

Short Story Fiction

Deflating One's Ego

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Sunday Photo Fiction: July 20th 2014

Heads up..slightly naughty..

Nancy was insanely jealous of her older sister. Linda would just step out the door and the boys would come running like ants to a picnic while she went unnoticed. 144 more words


better late

What a remarkable morning, as if time had waited for me; 6:15 am and I am not scuttling to the bathroom nor trying to decide which shoe best matches my dress, 6:15 am and I had walked through the tough gully leading from my house to the main road and wriggled my way through other commuters in a manner likened to the kingdom of God which suffereth violence; and violently, I had secured a sit by the window of the fourteen-seater bus. 1,040 more words

Short Story - Fiction

3 a.m. coffee

3 a.m. coffee. A pack of stale gum. Memories. Heating pad. Ice pack. Television, volume on full. No, wait, turned down. Trash can. Piece of paper. 160 more words



Written for: Friday Fictioneers

18 July 2014

PHOTO PROMPT – Copyright – Adam Ickes


John had an appointment with the * small business loans * director at his local bank. 83 more words


Gone Fishing

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Sunday Photo Fiction: July 13th 2014

Henry rowed his boat out to his favorite spot in the middle of the cove. At seventy-five years old it took him a little longer each time he came. 157 more words