Archive for May, 2014

Succinctly Yours Week 167

Posted on May 31, 2014 11:30 pm under Succinctly Yours
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How low can you go?

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Photo for Sunday, June 1sst

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Word of the Week:radiate

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Time To Get Serious

Posted on May 31, 2014 11:16 pm under Microfiction
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They used to perform for audiences of a thousand. Now they’d been banished to playground. The guys should quit clowning around. (128)

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 banish.

Reach Out

Posted on May 27, 2014 7:19 pm under General
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I remember the day, when people weren’t thrilled about keeping in touch. Remember the pager? That obnoxious little device ruined the end of movies, disrupted restaurant meals before the main course was served, and cut symphony concerts short after a few measures. They were referred to as “the world’s longest chains” by those of us, who were required to carry them for our jobs. We’d threaten to give them a swimming test. It was supposed to be a joke, but for many of us, it was just a beep away from the truth. One coworker actually dropped her pager in the toilet. She claimed it was an accident. Sure. Read more »

Succinctly Yours Week 166

Posted on May 24, 2014 5:56 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, May 25th

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Word of the Week:banish

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Not What They Seem

Posted on May 24, 2014 5:29 pm under Microfiction
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Women get so grouchy, when you forget an anniversary. A romantic beach walk had been last minute, but inspired. (112)

Hand in hand, they moved towards the water, never dreaming that killer sharks would soon make this their last walk. (114)

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 grouchy.