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Only Time Will Tell #BlogBattle #flashfiction #Intercept

August 2019 Blog Battle Word Prompt: INTERCEPT Photo by Adam Muise on Unsplash "Only Time Will Tell" By Rachael Ritchey June glanced at her watch. The analog hands pointed opposite directions. She tapped the glass and frowned. "Three forty-five. Fifteen minutes until--" She gasped. Glancing left and right, June stepped out in the road and dashed to the… Continue reading Only Time Will Tell #BlogBattle #flashfiction #Intercept

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Ch 1: Secrets of the Spokanee #BlogBattle #fiction

#BlogBattle 76: Debacle 🙂 Come one, come all! Read and write and have a ball! genre: action/adventure Choking dust plumed about. I pulled the front of my shirt up and coughed into it, at the same time squinting my eyes against the assault of tiny particles. With my free hand I waved through the dust with… Continue reading Ch 1: Secrets of the Spokanee #BlogBattle #fiction

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Seeing Words #ShortStory #BlogBattle #photograph

They say a photograph is worth a thousand words. That might be a cliché, but for me it is the truth. You see, I'm mute and deaf. I can't speak or hear. I've got my eyes, though, and I see things in a photograph that the average eye cannot. The truth is, I only need… Continue reading Seeing Words #ShortStory #BlogBattle #photograph

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Space Surfer #Scifi #BlogBattle

Genre: Science Fiction -- #BlogBattle: Surfer Finally! He'd passed all the holodeck training courses. The last one went way better than he'd expected, and Rifynn was stoked to try out his new skill in the real world. His mom harped on him over and over about "safety first" and "beggars can't be choosers." Both phrases… Continue reading Space Surfer #Scifi #BlogBattle

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#BlogBattle 59 “Voice” Entries & Voting

#BlogBattle 59 Story Theme: Voice (basic rules at the bottom of the post) *** Please, please don’t be afraid to tell me if I’ve missed adding your story! I don’t want to leave any out, and I’d rather you bopped me on the head than miss your contribution! Thanks. ***  Post your story by 11:59 PM… Continue reading #BlogBattle 59 “Voice” Entries & Voting

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Leviathan Deep

#BlogBattle Week 54 "Leviathan" A herald of a time long since passed. A whisper of the days to come. Its breath fills the air with heat but leaves the bones of men chilled with unutterable fear. This is the story given from generation to generation. It was a story Kepheus had heard over and over from… Continue reading Leviathan Deep

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#BlogBattle 54 “Feather” Entries & Voting

****It's the end of Wednesday. You know, I wrote half my story for this week before I ran out of steam. *sigh* I guess I'll try for two words next week. I've never missed a battle yet, so this is disappointing, but that's life and illness. I'm feeling better today. Bronchitis hit me like a… Continue reading #BlogBattle 54 “Feather” Entries & Voting

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Egging You On: A Reprisal

Happy One Year #BlogBattle Anniversary! So, "Egging You On" was my week 3 #BlogBattle story, and while I'm partial to my strange addiction to Mad Mona, I've decided to pull this one out of the file instead. When I wrote it I wanted more from the story, so why not revisit it a bit and… Continue reading Egging You On: A Reprisal