Succinctly Yours Week 227

Posted on July 25, 2015 10:53 pm under Succinctly Yours
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How low can you go?

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Photo for week beginning Sunday, July 26

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Word of the Week:nitpick

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Vanished

Posted on July 25, 2015 10:39 pm under Microfiction
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Ratty, an expert maze negotiator, quickly sensed something fraudulent. He was unprepared, however, for total pixel disintegration. (131)

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This week’s word was fraudulent.

Succinctly Yours Week 226

Posted on July 18, 2015 11:16 pm under Succinctly Yours
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Photo for week beginning Sunday, July 19th

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Word of the Week:fraudulent

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Not-so-grand Finale

Posted on July 18, 2015 10:36 pm under Microfiction
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Facing croc-infested waters, Joe knew his death would symbolize his failure to heed Mom’s oft repeated warning: “Look before you leap.“ (139)

Succinctly Yours offers a weekly photo and word as inspiration for your microfiction. How low can you go? Choose the 140 character or 140 word option.

This week’s word was symbol.

Keeping It Simple

Posted on July 17, 2015 9:25 pm under General
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“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”

I have mixed feelings about this quote. I recall some college courses, where brilliant professors left students in a confused daze before they were two minutes into a class. Understanding is a prerequisite, but those who can provide simple explanations have a gift that goes far beyond understanding. Read more »