Tag Archives: #Fiction Writing

FFfAW: Earth’s Legacy

“Timberrr!!” As the majestic bark came crashing down, its thunderous descent was met by the scampering of furry animals. Creatures of the sky squawked in anger as they flapped to yet another abode. A galaxy away, Captain Toremia studied the … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Memories Matter

Vaughn greeted his sister grimly, ready for another fight. A week ago, Victoria too had been prepared to have it out with her brother, then Dr. McPherson had called with her results. “So you ordered one for me too, uh?” Vaughn motioned … Continue reading

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SPF: Honourable Choices

“Callie! It’s over!” Reaching the edge of the pier, Agent Callie turned around slowly. Jake’s gun was pointed straight at her head. “You’re right, Jake, it is over,” she said softly, and took another step towards the edge. There was … Continue reading

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SPF: Wants and Needs

“But Harold!” “Oh, come on!” “No! I don’t like the pool here!” “It has a great pool! And don’t you start about the food next!” “Oh, I get it, so only your opinions matter, I don’t have a say at … Continue reading

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SPF: Signs

Andy sat in his room colouring a picture of the sky. The voices outside were getting louder and angrier. He heard the first crash, that was probably Mum throwing a glass at Dad. A cracking sound of a whip echoed … Continue reading

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How Writers Write Fiction: Storied Women (Assignment #5)

Choose the piece of writing you want to experiment with and find a way to break it open. The New Neighbours After the First Glance  An hour later, I was furiously clanging vessels into the dishwasher. Not a hair out of … Continue reading

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TLT: Whatever Works!

This is a prison, not some frat house! Are you sure the warden approved this, Jake?! Yup! Something to do with colour psychology, said it might help with their rehabilitation, so the women’s block gets a pink makeover, they’re still working … Continue reading

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FFfAW: For the Children

Detective Grant worked tirelessly to coax kids of this neighbourhood into extracurricular activities. He set up tables with chessboards and a skateboarding area. Unfortunately, the gang wars had gone on for years and the animosity ran deep. He pleaded with parents, … Continue reading

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SPF: Undeserving

Proud of their country’s progress, the statue representing their country’s hard fought freedom and values, was put up in the capital city. Indeed, the oppressed people had gone through a tumultuous number of years, but they emerged victorious and the … Continue reading

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How Writers Write Fiction: Storied Women (Assignment #4)

Write a short story in which you create an immersive experience of a setting or a world. Nature’s Pull It was a moonless night and she could smell the storm coming in from the east. Subsequently, the initial sparks of light … Continue reading

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