Month: April 2013

For authors, by authors, one word at a time


Every day, twice a day, exactly twelve hours apart, the bobbin appeared. The human like head would bob up from the water always facing the same direction, looking out on the horizon. Nothing existed within eyesight. No ship’s sail broke against the blue. No silver sky bullets created new paths among the clouds. In fact,…
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April 30, 2013 16

Master Class 2013: The Great and Secret Show

Its time for your Master Class assignment this week. Last week we had a smaller showing but still top quality work. Renee offered up a short and sweet little tale that asks the age old question of “Who” in “Revenge of the Shoemaker’s Elves.” Kir and Carrie teamed up and submitted excerpts from their collaborative…
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April 25, 2013 19

Master Class 2013 #11: Desperation, Authority, and a Lamb

Settle down class! It’s time for class to begin. Before I hand out the new assignment, I have some announcements to make… Your assignment last week came from Renee, who chose “Desperation gave him authority” from T.H. White’s The Once and Future King. Ten muses inspired ten stories and I am highlighting the best of…
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April 17, 2013 7