Monthly Archives: August 2011

How do we measure success?

For the past thirteen days I’ve been consistently writing a new piece of fiction (if we don’t count weekdays, my vacation, and the two parters). As it draws on, I’m starting to get the itch to turn my focus back … Continue reading

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Day 13: The Boy of Bone pt. 2

The marker was not hard to find again. A bird, full of bright plumage, rested upon the arm of the small skeleton. The bird preened itself, squawked down at William, then flew off deeper into the jungle following the skeletal … Continue reading

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Day 12: The Boy of Bone pt. 1

The bob of the river boat made William sick. Planes. He liked planes better. They were smooth, solid, and the sound of the engines propeller was enpowering. The putter of the river boat reverbarated in his body, jostling that mornings … Continue reading

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Day 11: For Tyr! Continued

Contiued from the last post. The dragirk lowered its head, dug its hind legs into the snow covered ice and pushed off. Behind the beast, water burst up through holes gouged into the ice. Biorn held the ax over his head, … Continue reading

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Day 10: For Tyr!

Biorn’s helmet slipped down over his eyes. The skinny viking boy pushed back the hardened-leather helm with practiced repetition. He adjusted his heavy furs and thick iron studded belt. The boy’s clothes hung loose from his tiny frame and his … Continue reading

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Day 9: What’s with the glitter?

Jessica flashed her fangs. They gleamed in the vanity light from the visor. In the driver’s seat, her new friend Beth whipped her head back and forth between the road and the fangs, her eyes wide. “Jess, those look so … Continue reading

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Day 8: Lineage

Standing-Doe squat motionless within the thick brush. The afternoon sun’s rays  cascaded through the canopy over head. Bird song and the buzzing of cicadas filled the woods. To his left he could hear the rustling of some rodent. Sweat was trickling down his brow. … Continue reading

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Day 7: The First Death

The sharp wind whipped Joshua’s long hair about his face. Below, the waves crashed upon the jagged rocks. He looked over to Matthew. The brothers grinned at one another, then stepped over the edge. Joshua felt as if his stomach … Continue reading

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Technical Difficulties

Having some issues with WordPress. At times I can’t even get to my page. If you’ve encountered where my page hasn’t loaded, let me know! I got something in the works, but again the weekend my work against me. I … Continue reading

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Day 6: Ark

The horizon of the Moon filled Kostya’s vision. His short breaths thundered through his helmet. Awe laced with fear filled his body and caused the tips of his fingers to tingle. Fifty-three years since the Americans last landed. And now … Continue reading

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