Category Archives: flash fiction

2017 Disperser Retrospective – Writing

Occasionally, I write fiction. On that basis, I call myself a “writer” . . . and then quickly qualify the statement by saying I like to write.  And, write I do. A lot.  But, in 2017, not much of it … Continue reading

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Protected: I should have left well enough alone

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

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How about that? A new Flash Fiction Story

Well, not in this post, but in the next; the password protected post. Yup; you read that right. Password Protected Post. I’m reserving the right to potentially submit this story. Yes, it’s short, but there are venues that publish Flash … Continue reading

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Flash Challenge – Coming Home

terribleminds is the site of Chuck Wendig, a “novelist, screenwriter, and game designer.” His current flash challenge (HERE): “I want you to write the end of a long journey. . . It’ll require you to bring some skills to bear to make it … Continue reading

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A little of this and a little of that

Have you ever had so much pent up inside that instead of producing a flood of content you end up being creatively constipated and produced next to nothing? No? . . . it must just be me, then, and when … Continue reading

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Writing ideas

I’m tossing around a few ideas — story ideas — related to the eventual integration of robots into our society. When I say robot, most people think of intelligent robots, but I view the matters of intelligence as separate. Robots, … Continue reading

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Stuff and a bit of Tarot Flash

If I followed the advice of some people, I would have at least a few posts a day, drive amazing traffic to this blog, become rich and famous, and eventually, die beloved by all. Or, something like that.  All I … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2016 – here we go again

The middle of October. Around this time, people are making their plans to partake in the NaNoWriMo 2016. Some are making outlines. Some are roughing out characters. Some are doing research. Some are forming writing groups, support groups, challenge groups, … Continue reading

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Writing update

Nothing new on the short stories and the novel submissions. Rejections from the larger outfits come at a glacial place. Right now, all four of the September 2015 stories are out for submission. I play the lotto, and I can tell … Continue reading

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Redux: A Second Person POV Self-Challenge

In my previous post, I took up the challenge of writing in Second Person POV. That was based on THIS article. The author of the article challenged me to write the story from the female point of view. I think … Continue reading

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A Second Person POV Self-Challenge

One of the recent blogs and podcasts I’ve added to my limited rotation is Mythcreants. If the title is a play on the word miscreants, they should have called Mythscreants as it would sound closer to the intended word. Of … Continue reading

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Another Flash Challenge – The Manor Above

As I mentioned in THIS post, I’ve started following terribleminds specifically because I’ve missed writing flash fiction in answer to challenges. terribleminds is the site of Chuck Wendig, a “novelist, screenwriter, and game designer.” His previous challenge resulted in a piece that I’ll … Continue reading

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A challenge . . . it’s been a long time.

I’ve started following terribleminds specifically because I’ve missed writing flash fiction in answer to challenges. terribleminds is the site of Chuck Wendig, a “novelist, screenwriter, and game designer.” He does a thing where he posts a flash fiction challenge and gives you a … Continue reading

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2015 Review – Writing

Warning – this post is all about writing. Thoughts ideas, samples, tutorials, flash pieces, short stories, and even my novel. If you came here looking for photos, here are a few: These are the only ones in the entire post. … Continue reading

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Disperser Update #381f

Writing . . . I be gots a few thought. Now a couple of months out from my Viable Paradise experience, I’m still focused on my writing. I probably should not have done NaNoWriMo this year and concentrated on selling … Continue reading

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