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Quick Flash Piece – “2120”

I belong to an online writing community that I joined after attending Viable Paradise in 2015. The thing is, I had forgotten all about it until the other day when a fellow attendee mentioned he was participating in one of … Continue reading

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Disperser Writes Fiction — The Year After That

This post covers the fiction I published on this blog from March 2015 through March 2016. If you’ve not read the previous two posts about this blog and my fiction and you have a strong desire to read all the … Continue reading

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Disperser Writes Fiction — The Next Year

If you thought there was a lot of fiction during the first four years of this blog, you’ll think in the next year — March 2014 through March 2015 — I must have gone fiction nuts. Maybe, but remember I … Continue reading

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Disperser Writes Fiction — The First Four Years

Yes, he do. Recently, I had the occasion to interact with relatives I’d not seen in a while. Part of the conversation rolled around to what I do for hobbies. I mentioned my blog, and I provided the information for … Continue reading

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Hey! . . . do I still write fiction?

Some — not many — might have noticed a serious derth of new fiction writing on my part. Whenever I’ve not written for a while I need a kick-start to get my inner writer up off his butt. The way … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Now, where did that danged Muse go?

While we have accomplished much in the three weeks since we’ve moved here (“here” — for them who don’t be in the know — is Hawai’i), one thing I’ve yet to do is write.  I mean, I’m writing now but … Continue reading

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A Bit of Flash and Cruisers IX

Another flash fiction challenge from Chuck Wendig. As some might recall, one of his previous challenges resulted in a short story I’m shopping around (already got one rejection, so I’m stoked).  This time, the challenge is for a piece of … 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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