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Leading Action

Leading Action I blinked my eyes against the hot daylight. Drastic force had blown up the building complex. The broad end, the one that had contained the housing for the enemy’s troops, had been completely demolished, and the rest of … Continue reading

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I Try “Creative Calisthenics” by Terri Main

I just started reading “Creative Calisthenics” by Terri Main. Being the person that I am, I started at the beginning of the book. The first exercise called for a pack of index cards (I didn’t have any handy), but the … Continue reading

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What Happened at the Library

I got to the library around 1 PM, but by that time all the good books were gone. All the books I wanted to read, that is. The new fiction had been picked over, and even the murder mysteries had … Continue reading

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Chuck and Al

“Shut the door.” “But, Chuck, what about the chicken?” “Al, you dummy, kick the chicken out into the yard and shut the door.” “What then?” “Wait until it stops moving, then bring it in to me.” “And after that?” “After … Continue reading

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Chuck’s Chicken

I rolled up to the takeout window at Chuck’s Chicken, Where The Chickens are Still Clucking and stuck my head out the open window, sucking in a large breath of the damp, heavy summer air. “Waddle it be, sweetie?” The … Continue reading

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Meet Flash Fiction Guru Mike Kechula

PEGGY: You write flash fiction. What attracted you to this genre and when did you start writing it? MIKE: I like the idea that a well-written flash tale can be read in just a few minutes. I started writing flash … Continue reading

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