Archive for September, 2013

Bad Decisions

Posted on September 29, 2013 12:01 pm under Microfiction
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He could have wagered a myriad of personal belongings. Why had he opted for his horse and buggy? (97)

He knew models must have good posture, but this was not what he’d envisioned, when he paid $5,000 for an online supermodel course. (130)

It had seemed like a harmless flirtation until his enraged spouse evicted him. Now he lived on Drury Lane with only a platter for shelter. (139)

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This week’s word was myriad.

Succinctly Yours Week 132

Posted on September 28, 2013 3:31 pm under Succinctly Yours
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Photo for Sunday, September 29th

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Word of the Week:myriad

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Thanks to Pat for sharing another great photo. This one has myriad possibilities.

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Growing Up

Posted on September 27, 2013 12:42 pm under Microfiction
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Jimmy successfully climbed the slide, but his gymnastics career had an electrifying end, when he mistook a live wire for an uneven bar. (135)

As a kid, Otis had been full of energy.
As an adult, he spent his days sitting on the dock of the bay. (102)

Harvey was the butt of everyone’s jokes. He wondered if this was related to something in his childhood. (104)

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 dock.

Succinctly Yours Week 131

Posted on September 21, 2013 8:40 pm under Succinctly Yours
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Photo for Sunday, September 22nd

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Word of the Week:dock

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Genre Confusion

Posted on September 16, 2013 10:20 pm under Microfiction
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Sci Fi
It had been a tranquil Sunday afternoon. Then a child, touched by a luminous alien proboscis, ran for his life and shattered their reverie. (140)

Legal Thriller
As a boy, he was always being chased by cops. No one dreamed he’d become a criminal defense attorney, now facing the case of a lifetime. (137)

Romance
As a toddler, she’d admired him from a distance. Twenty years later, the age gap had closed, but he was still oblivious to her adoration. (138)

Action
Superhero Bob needed to run faster if he was going to save the day. (68)
(Maybe he should get a fast car . . . and a driver’s license!)

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 luminous.