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Zer0flash Fiction: Absolute Camouflage

https://videos.files.wordpress.com/zBB0YlYF/20170923_1337041_dvd.mp4 Assignment from Zer0flash: create spine-tingling flash fiction inspired by this tranquil video of a dam in Cambridge. Absolute Camouflage¬† The lake floor was crusted over with garbage and cans and the slimy brown bones of a dying tree. Long, leafy willow locks writhed over the water's edge, and even the gentlest breeze could slough… Continue reading Zer0flash Fiction: Absolute Camouflage

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Dante’s Barn: A Short Story About the Gauntlet of Adolescence

Publication. That great Other reads your writing and deems it worthy to print. I'm pumped to share with you my short story is out today on Fiction on the Web, the oldest internet short story platform in existence (since 1996). They have a feedback field for readers. No sign-up necessary. I hope you'll read my… Continue reading Dante’s Barn: A Short Story About the Gauntlet of Adolescence

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The Gift: Fiction for Microcosms

Cal feared the new garbage truck: its dinosaur bellow of steel on steel as the automated arm plucked the blue plastic containers like weeds, flipped them upside down, and dumped the contents with an explosive crash. The engineering marvel rescued lower backs and killed jobs, but Cal wouldn't know anything about that, being seven. All… Continue reading The Gift: Fiction for Microcosms

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Metamorphosis. Fiction for Microcosmsfic

The little boy. I never considered him a target until the day of the falcon. That's what I called it anyway: the day of the falcon. See, I pass this kid every day on my way to school, but on this day a peregrine falcon had landed on his head.¬†I expected the bird to flee,… Continue reading Metamorphosis. Fiction for Microcosmsfic