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Fiction Friday! Nerdzzz!

Posted on October 5, 2012 - Filed Under Flash Fiction | Leave a Comment

The Basement Odyssey By Heath Gordon Ollie sighed happily when he heard the sound of his mother’s Subaru Outback go out the driveway. It was late Saturday morning, and this meant that she wouldn’t be hassling him for the rest of the day. He was slightly annoyed that his Mountain Dew had been warmed by [...]

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Fiction Friday: The Imagination Machine

Posted on August 10, 2012 - Filed Under Flash Fiction | Leave a Comment

Geoffrey Olsen wiped his sweaty palms off on the grey blue upholstery. The ticking of the clock unnerved him deeply as he tried to take a breath of the pungent air. And his heart started beating harder when the attendant in a short skirt called his name. He didn’t know why he was nervous. It [...]

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Fiction Friday: More Crime Or Something

Posted on May 18, 2012 - Filed Under Flash Fiction | Leave a Comment

Here’s this week’s prompt: A married person suffering an estrangement due to mistaken judgment, emerges happily from a serious engagement. Just Paying the Bills By Heath Gordon It was a tall pile of bills. And Rory had a short bank account. It was two in the morning and the scent of stir fry still lingered [...]

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Fiction Friday: BONSAIIIIIIIIII!

Posted on May 11, 2012 - Filed Under Flash Fiction | Leave a Comment

My prompt: A person in love, engaging in a difficult enterprise when promised a reward for high achievement pays a grim penalty in an unfortunate undertaking. Love. Glorious Love. By: Heath Gordon “Mom! My new name is Aiko.” “You know I’m not going to call you that, now get rid of that doll.” “Her name [...]

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Fiction Friday: Kitty Watch

Posted on May 4, 2012 - Filed Under Flash Fiction | Leave a Comment

Hey so I had someone submit something based off of last week’s prompt. This week’s prompt, that I used for myself, is: A benevolent person seeking to save a person who is accused of transgression emerges from a trying ordeal with sorely garnered wisdom. Bon Weekend! POCKET WATCH by John E. Poole George was far [...]

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Fiction Friday: People Do Crime Because it Pays

Posted on April 27, 2012 - Filed Under Flash Fiction | 1 Comment

None of you jackals are writing, so I’m doing my own thing. Today’s prompt, taken from plotto: A lawless person, seeking by craftiness to escape misfortune foils a guilty plotter and defeats a subtle plot. Pants on the Ground By Heath Gordon One final step. The diamond was behind a layer of glass. All he [...]

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Fiction Friday: Insert Title Here

Posted on April 20, 2012 - Filed Under Flash Fiction | 1 Comment

Okay so I didn’t give you a prompt. SORRY. But I wrote something anyway. Here’s the prompt I used (Ganked from Plotto and at some point, yes, I will finish ACT II of that thing that I started a while back): A person of ideals, living a lonely, cheerless life and seeking companionship reverses certain [...]

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Fiction Friday: Act I

Posted on April 6, 2012 - Filed Under Flash Fiction | Leave a Comment

Sterile Environment: Act I By Heath Gordon Ilya Tankovich slipped into her daily routine, her labcoat warming her shoulders, the snap of latex gloves echoing through the room, putting her hair back into a tight ponytail before putting her eyeglasses on. She opened the incubator and pulled out the first petri dish. She almost ripped [...]

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Fiction Friday Prompt: Act I

Posted on April 3, 2012 - Filed Under Flash Fiction | Leave a Comment

Hey so over the course of the next 3 weeks we’re going to be writing a 1.5k word story. Your job for this week is to write Act I. Here is what you need for Act I: – A character that goes from low to high/high to low -A turning point (ie. Marybelle opens the [...]

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Fiction Friday: Take THAT Jeebus

Posted on March 30, 2012 - Filed Under Flash Fiction | Leave a Comment

Sunday. Sunday. Sunday. By: Heath Gordon John no longer kneeled at mass. Two years ago he had switched from the early service to the late service and although it usually meant missing kickoff in the fall, well it was worth the sleep. Instead he just slumped over resting his hands on the unfriendly wood in [...]

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