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Exploring More Short Fiction With Chat Stories By Tap

A few months ago, I explored what I labeled microfiction using an app called Talehunt. Today, I’m about to explore yet another short fiction style that may be on the upswing: chat stories. Most of you that read this have used SMS, Facebook Messenger, Twitter,

Exploring the Tools of a Writer - An Introduction

Exploring the Tools of a Writer – An Introduction

Throughout the centuries, mankind has taken it upon themselves to record events of their particular era for posterity using whatever means were available to them at the time. From the hieroglyphs of the ancient Egyptians to the runes of the Vikings and writings of the

February Writing Scorecard

About six months ago, I looked back on a year of participation in the Monthly Writing Challenge on Twitter and what that had meant for my writing output. The results were pretty good, I thought. I wrote more in that one year than I ever

Humphrey Flash Fiction

Humphrey – A Short Story

The Dome. That’s what they called it. In reality, it was more of a quarter dome, an observation hall that provided a view of Earth to those that came there. Many did, often to look back at what once was or just to meditate on

One Last Time

One Last Time – Flash Fiction

The man in the gray overcoat sat in his old station wagon. He waited. He took a sip of coffee from an old thermos and adjusted his glasses. He glanced at his watch and looked up and down the street that intersected with the side

Exploring The World Of Microfiction With TaleHunt

The society we live in is a fascinating beast. Everything evolves, everything changes, from the work we do to what we do to entertain ourselves. Take books and fiction, for example. When I was growing up, before the age of the Internet (gasp, there was

Anathema

Anathema

Maxwell looked at the contraption on the table in front of him. It was about the size of a box of matches although completely smooth on all sides, not unlike a pebble shaped by centuries of a mountain streams. He tentatively reached for it but

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