Succinctly Yours Week 210

Posted on March 28, 2015 2:13 pm under Succinctly Yours
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How low can you go?

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Photo for week beginning Sunday, March 29th

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Word of the Week:yardstick

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Railing Against Fate

Posted on March 28, 2015 12:46 pm under Microfiction
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Eyes glowing with fear, pointy-headed aliens watched the smoking beasts charge. What cruel muse had directed them to this strange planet? (138)

Some laughed, when they saw the hospital sign before the rails’ intersection. Passengers on the colliding trains, however, were not amused. (140)

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 muse.

Succinctly Yours Week 209

Posted on March 21, 2015 2:24 pm under Succinctly Yours
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Photo for week beginning Sunday, March 22

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Word of the Week:muse

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Four Years of Succinctness

Posted on March 20, 2015 10:04 pm under Microfiction
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He was surprised by her complete disdain for him. She thought he was a bit nutty. (82)

This week marks the fourth anniversary of Succinctly Yours. Our numbers have had their ups and downs over the years, but this is the first week that no one has come to join the party. The week is not over yet, so I’m still hoping. If not, it will be a truly succinct gathering!

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 disdain.

Generation Gap

Posted on March 20, 2015 9:46 pm under General
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It’s the little things that make me feel my age. Like Calico announcing that she will be joining a few friends for an outdoor party this evening. The temperature is in the forties and an earlier rainstorm has left the air quite damp. Is she crazy? Read more »