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This month’s story was inspired by the mash-up of “Zombie Apocalypse” and “Grimm’s Fairy Tale”, which led to “Luck”:

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But, it’s Flash Fiction Friday! The last few weeks were hectic work-wise and I completely forgot about the FFF until last Friday when I was camping for the Fourth of July weekend. This month’s story was prompted by the mash-up of “Psycho” and “Sex and the City”, thus I give you “Unrequited”:

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This month’s fare is a heart-warming story of family togetherness and perseverance through hard times. A real Chicken Soup for the Soul kind of thing, you know? I gotta say that lately I haven’t been feeling the draw to horror or fantasy anymore, finding a lot more inspiration in the kinds of books that are hanging in the rack near the pharmacy in your local convenience/drug store. Stuff like Putting on the Armor of the LORDHow to Tell if God Loves You (Hint: HE DOES!),  and 30 New Stories of Christ’s Wisdom. Deep, moving spiritual stuff. So, without further ado, I present “Benjamin’s Buttons”:

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The prompt for this month’s story was “in the headquarters of the Moon NAZIs…” which…yeah. I went ahead with it as a challenge to myself to see what I could do with it. Being that I wasn’t exactly a fan of Iron Sky (it started off as campy and tongue-in-cheek, but quickly became painfully unwatchable within its first thirty minutes) I wasn’t too confident in what I could with said prompt. But, I decided to focus on the fact that we still don’t know a lot about what living for extended periods of time in microgravity will do to the human body and went from there. So, I give you “The Last Contingent”.

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This month’s story was inspired by the prompt of “apocalypse”, so it should be a light-hearted romp! So, without further ado, I present “In the Fullness of the Moon”:

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In with the New

Posted: January 8, 2016 in Fiction
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The first story of 2016 was inspired by a prompt stipulating a setting of “Weird West”. Thinking on that, I came up with “Memento Vitae”:

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So, this week’s Flash Fiction Challenge over at terribleminds (in honor of Mr. Wendig’s Star Wars novel, Aftermath) was to come up one’s own space opera. Mine lacks some action, but I feel set ups the possibility of some space epic-ness, so I give y’all “The Conversation”:

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