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The Lightning Tree

#picturefiction #flashfiction When the old gods returned to the world they heralded their arrival with a miraculous sign. It was the month of December, most of the western world was frantically preparing for the holiday season. Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Yule and secular winter celebrations were on everyone’s mind. People shopped, parties were planned and all […]

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Egg Plants

#picturefiction #flashfiction  The sonic boom of something entering the atmosphere at hyper speeds woke the entire community. Jake Park pulled off his headphones and ran to the window; whatever just happened was much more interesting than his online game. “Did you hear that?” Jake’s door flew open as his older sister, Marie, rushed to join […]

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Amazing Sea Creature – Grow Your Own!

#picturefiction #flashfiction Jenny ran to her mother’s room clutching a comic book in her trembling hand. She leaped onto the bed and proceeded to bounce on her knees like it was a trampoline. “Mommy, mommy wake up. You have to see this. It’s the best thing ever. Can I get one? Mommy? Are you up?” […]

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The Man with the Mirror

#picturefiction #flashfiction  I first saw the man with the mirror in July. I was dining in Chez Antoine’s with a young lady I met online. Seated at a corner table was a man in a business suit which had seen better days. His dinner companion was an ornate mirror. The mirror was oval in shape. […]

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Forgive Us Our Sins

#picturefiction #flashfiction The sirens were coming from every direction. Leon could feel the iron fist of the law tightening all around him. He never should have listened to Jinx. Just the man’s nickname should have warned him that any plot the skinny gang banger came up with was doomed to failure. The jewelry store on […]

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Mrs. Krampus

#picturefiction #flashfiction #krampus #santa #christmas ‘Twas mere days before Christmas and Santa was busy. Toy production was in full swing at his North Pole workshop and the naughty or nice list was constantly updating as children the world over either gave in to their bad impulses or remained true. “Santa,” Mrs. Claus said. “I have […]

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Weekly picturefiction ending soon

I think that I’m going to stop posting weekly #picturefiction here. I don’t see the traffic to it that makes it worth the effort. I have 6 more stories to write to finish out the entire year 2 collection (not counting the one already scheduled for this week) and after that I’ll be ending the […]

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What Happened to the Stars?

#picturefiction #flashfiction Captain Murtaugh of the Interstellar Trade Commonwealth exploration ship Wahoo rose from his command console and crossed to the science station. “Keg,” he said to the insectoid officer. “Have you scanned sector four? Something happened to the stars, it’s almost like they’ve disappeared.” The four foot tall insect chirped and whistled in its […]

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When Harry Met Krampus

#picturefiction #flashfiction #krampus Once upon a time, not so long ago, there was a young boy named Harry. Harry was a very naughty child. His parents tried to teach him right from wrong but there was no trace of goodness in the child. Harry was a beautiful child with cherubic features and hair like spun […]

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