Archive for Microfiction category

Vanished

Posted on July 25, 2015 10:39 pm under Microfiction
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July19_SY

Ratty, an expert maze negotiator, quickly sensed something fraudulent. He was unprepared, however, for total pixel disintegration. (131)

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 fraudulent.

Not-so-grand Finale

Posted on July 18, 2015 10:36 pm under Microfiction
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Jul12_SY

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.

Sunk

Posted on June 27, 2015 3:47 pm under Microfiction
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SY_Jun21

Their prototype “Jesus Bike” was going to need a lot more work. (64)

Q. How many boys does it take to rescue a submerging bike?
A. It’s difficult to quantify, but obviously more than three. (124)

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 quantify.

Mr. In-Between

Posted on June 13, 2015 2:22 pm under Microfiction
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SY_Jun07

Accentuate the Positive
After years of carrying heavy loads, it was wonderful to be relaxing at the beach. (106)

Eliminate the Negative
He might not have a home, but at least he had an ocean view. (83)

Don’t mess with Mister In-Between
Some folks lived between a rock and a hard place. He was stuck between a sand ridge and a clam shell. (136)

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 accentuate.

Structural Differences

Posted on June 6, 2015 11:09 pm under Microfiction
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SY_0530

“Watch your posture.”

Little Celly wished someone could stuff Granny in a pocketbook and see how straight she could stand. (123)

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 posture.