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Five Sentence Fiction – Candy

It’s Five Sentence Fiction time! Feel free to take Lillie McFerrin’s challenge. Write a five sentence story based on the prompt word. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just use it for direction. This week’s word is CANDY Good or bad, here’s this week’s effort: Edward’s entire body shuddered visibly […]

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Sounds Like…

Ever played Charades? If so, you will know that a tug on the ear lobe is the pantomime to indicate that the performer wants you to come up with a word that sounds like what he is acting out.  There are many words that sound the same but have different meanings or uses. They are […]

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Make ‘Em Laugh

If you enjoy humorous fiction as much as I do, there are three authors that rank at the top of my list of recommendations: Christopher Moore, Jonathan Tropper and Michael Malone. Dave Barry and Carl Hiaassen are up there too but Moore, Tropper and Malone are my favorites. At least at the moment. Christopher Moore […]

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Thinking Beyond the Outside of the Box

A couple of weeks ago I published a post of malapropisms. At least that is what regular reader Steve Meitz tells me they are called (and then informed me, with tongue in cheek, that since I had already published, it was a mute point. I hope his joke isn’t falling on deaf ears). If you […]

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