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In 55 Words FD MC Challenge 2017 – Day 346

A simple piece concerning repetition, conditioning, brainwashing, and acceptance. There is absolutely nothing wrong with any of these things just like there’s absolutely nothing wrong with accepting the truth even if you didn’t believe any of that a while ago.  😉  This is all fun and games, a mere fantasy Read More

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In 55 Words – 2017 (November)

Below are the short stories of the eleventh month of this year-long challenge. Please enjoy. Muse (November 1st) The room was silent save for the perfect rhythm of the typewriter. Words of gratitude danced within the lines and between them, growing with each whispered suggestion. The writer couldn’t see her, nor Read More

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In 55 Words FD MC Challenge 2017 – Day 262

Have you ever been told something completely outlandish that turns out to be true? I know I have, and it happened on more than one occasion. I found myself reminiscing about some of those moments shortly after dinner and, next thing I knew, I was writing something about highly improbable Read More

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In 55 Words FD MC Challenge 2017 – Day 216

19th-century Indian clergyman Swami Vivekananda once wrote: “Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.” However, this piece has got nothing to do with it, I just wanted to write it down. Okay, I lied. Or did I? Truth is hard to ascertain Read More

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In 55 Words – 2017 (August)

Below are the short stories of the eighth month of this year-long challenge. Please enjoy. Party Night (August 1st) “What a migraine…” Jeremy mumbled. “Party night?” Oliver inquired. “Not sure.” “Ah… hangover.” “I do recall being hung at some point.” “Are those rope marks on your wrists?” “I guess.” “It looks Read More

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In 55 Words FD MC Challenge 2017 – Day 156

The genesis of this piece was a trope quite common in popular culture. You’ll know which one once you read it. My sense of humor has gone haywire again, it seems, but I’m going to stand my ground and continue laughing at my own ludicrousity. By the way, this is Read More

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In 55 Words FD MC Challenge 2017 – Day 47

Today was a very bad day. Here’s something simple to calm the turmoil of my thoughts. Any form of mind control present in it is implicit rather than explicit but it’s there. Understanding He sat, almost crying, muttering to himself: “You don’t understand me.” She came to him, seductively, calming Read More

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