Archive for August, 2013

Tilt!

Posted on August 18, 2013 11:22 am under Microfiction
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 Years of playing pinball had altered his perception of the world. (65)

 

He’d ignored the doctor’s warnings about excess weight until he leaned against a pole and put the entire planet in jeopardy. (124)

 

Look! Up in the Sky! It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…

** wipes eye **

No, it’s a bird. (83)

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 jeopardy.

Succinctly Yours Week 126

Posted on August 18, 2013 12:15 am under Succinctly Yours
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How low can you go?

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Photo for Sunday, August 18th

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Word of the Week:jeopardy

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Questionable

Posted on August 11, 2013 4:18 pm under Microfiction
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Ready To Compete?
Mark, Seth and Ringo, aka On Your Mark, Get Seth, and Go, were prepared to win. (79)

Losing His Feet?
Spotting the infamous pool cryptid, two divers stopped just in time. Zippy was not so fortunate. (96)

Getting A Treat?
Neither snow nor rain nor heat, not to mention a pool, would stop them from reaching the ice cream truck first. (112)

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 zip.

Things Are Looking Up

Posted on August 10, 2013 10:25 pm under General
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More than seven years ago, strokes left me unable to walk without using a cane in each hand. I needed a wheelchair to go anywhere in public, since even a slight bump could cause a fall. Coupled with a damaged heart, it proved nearly incapacitating. Our main living space was on the second floor of our home. That meant I had to negotiate a flight of stairs to go anywhere. Read more »

Succinctly Yours Week 125

Posted on August 10, 2013 9:18 pm under Succinctly Yours
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How low can you go?

Use the photo as inspiration for a story of 140 characters OR 140 words.Click For Details

Photo for Sunday, August 11th

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Word of the Week:zip

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Pat has come to my rescue again this week with a summer fun photo. Thanks so much, Pat.

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