FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE: A STORY IN SEARCH TERMS

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This blog post was created for Chuck Wendig’s FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE: A STORY IN SEARCH TERMSThe idea is to tell a story by listing the search history a user would have generated by using a web search engine (like Google).


Search History:

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copyright claims on search terms

maximum fine for copyright infringement

copyright lawyers

affordable copyright lawyers

pawnshops near me

how much can i get for my body

how likely am i to go to hell when i die

how to make a deal with the devil

crossroads near me


The image in this post was used without seeking permission. I believe its use falls under fair use. If it is yours, and you feel its use is inappropriate; please contact me and let me know.

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FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE: POKÉMON MEETS LORD OF THE FLIES!

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This blog post was created for Chuck Wendig’s FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE: IT’S X MEETS Y AGAIN! The idea is to randomly pick two concepts and write a story reflecting a mashup of both. I ended up with Pokémon and Lord of the Flies.


Upon opening her eyes, the young girl was greeted to the sight of a beautiful blue sky framed by the leaves bamboo trees. Underneath her, she could feel the cool, and relatively flat dirt of the forest floor. Turning her head to the side, she caught a glimpse of something small and blue moving through the trees; but by the time she struggled to her feet, whatever it was gone from her view. Continue reading

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FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE: “Lucifer was right, you are a monumental douche.”

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This blog post was created for Chuck Wendig’s FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE: PICK AN OPENING SENTENCE AND GO. The idea is to write a story starting with an opening sentence someone else provided the week prior.


“Lucifer was right, you are a monumental douche.” Continue reading

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FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE: RADIOACTIVE ARTHROPODS FOR EVERYONE

This blog post was created for Chuck Wendig’s FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE: SHARE AN IMAGE, WRITE A STORY. The idea is to write a story based off of an image someone else provided. I picked two images that I merged for the below effect:


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“Oh my God-Jeannie!”

Jeannie looked up just in time to see the giant arthropod about to wander into the road. Instinctively, she slammed on the brakes; whipping both women back like willow brances when the Ford Pinto Fusion came to its full and sudden stop. Continue reading

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FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE: 99 WORDS

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While he waited, he tried to sleep but sleep never came. Around his neck, he wore a collar; the symbol of his bondage.

In the small, cramped space; he curled up into a ball. He made himself small.

To fit.

To hide.

Breathing in and out, he continued to listen and wait. When he heard the heavy foot falls approach, he shifted himself into position; ready to pounce.

His owner jumped and screamed as the keenly honed claws sunk deep into the man’s flesh and rivers of crimson blood poured forth. “Ow! No! Bad kitty. No claws. No claws.”

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FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE: BOURBON SOUR

This blog post was created for Chuck Wendig’s FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE: RANDOM COCKTAIL CHALLENGE. The idea is to randomly select/generate alcoholic drink and use that drink’s name for the title of the story. 


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Bourbon Sour

  • 2 oz Bourbon
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp superfine sugar
  • 1 orage slice
  • 1 Maraschino cherry

Cafe 88 wasn’t much to look at, but it did pretty good business. From the outside, the dive bar was a plain, narrow, windowless, unmarked, grey, poured concrete building on a small field of red-brown clay. On the side of the building facing away from the factory sat the bar’s entrance. It was an old steel door painted black and located in the center of the building. It didn’t even have a parking lot. Continue reading

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FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE: TEN RANDOM SENTENCES

This blog post was created for Chuck Wendig’s FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE: TEN RANDOM SENTENCES. The idea is to write a story including at least one of ten random sentences. I included se7en of the ten.


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The memory we used to share is no longer coherent.

The old man’s wizened visage looked long at the faces surrounding the table before resuming his speech. Continue reading

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