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Thirteen Shots

This was written for the Two for Tuesday Challenge #10. Prompt: Dead Drunk (under 200 words).

She kept writing texts, under the table if she could get away with it, otherwise when she went to the restroom.

I’m so bored.

Everyone’s making a fool of themselves, but not in an interesting way.

Tenth shot, nothing so far. Apparently it’s because I ‘drink slowly’. I’m tired of Irish cream… Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 30, 2013 in Flash Fiction

 

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Plain View

This was written for the Two for Tuesday Challenge #9. Prompt: Plain View (under 200 words).

The decline was so subtle that she couldn’t notice how much she strained to see until she tried on a new pair of glasses. All of a sudden, the world around her changed. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 24, 2013 in Flash Fiction

 

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Dinner with Friends

This was written for the Two for Tuesday Challenge #8. Prompt: write a story that centers around food.

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He knew the recipe by heart, and called on it like a friendly acquaintance.

Marcus tore some basil leaves onto the tomato sauce below, which was quietly gurgling in expectation. Its excitement became palatable as the sauce’s sharp smell attempted to take over the kitchen, despite the extractor fan’s best efforts. After a quick stir he left them alone, knowing they would slowly infuse together, and proceeded to inspect the plates and bowls arranged on the counter top. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 17, 2013 in Flash Fiction

 

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Logical Impressions

This was written for the Two for Tuesday Challenge #7. Prompt: write a story from the first person point of view (i.e. I did this, I saw that) featuring a protagonist who is the opposite of your own gender, in over 200 words.

Why do some people feel entitled to be liked by everyone they meet? It’s something you have to earn. You can’t expect to look at a stranger, smile, and have them smile back, instantly forming some sort of superficial kinship. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 9, 2013 in Flash Fiction

 

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