Winners: October Flash Fiction Challenge


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Post November 11, 2017, 11:53:35 AM

Winners: October Flash Fiction Challenge

Congratulations to all the entrants for the Flash Challenge! The voting went like this:

1st Place: "The One-Horned Deity" by Sergio Palumbo
2nd: "The Watcher" by Jim Harrington
3rd:"Inuit Pumpkin Patch" by Robin B. Lipinski
4th: "You Can Never Go Home Again" by Jim Statton

I hope everyone enjoyed reading these as much as I did. I'll start working on the next challenge as soon as I think up a good one.

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Post November 11, 2017, 12:01:54 PM

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Congrats Sergio!
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Post November 11, 2017, 12:24:29 PM

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The one by Sergio was well written. It is a great piece of story telling. The plot development was great!

I've been reading the "writers plug their work" topic and it appears to me like you are the most published writer on this site. Is that true?

The one by Robin was a delightful bit of well written silliness. That was what I was trying to do in my piece. I don't write much so I couldn't put my story over as well as Robin.

Jim Harrington had professional dialogue presentation and it had a Kung Fu TV show type of mysterious banter. There wasn't much plot development and I didn't understand where the story was going. Interesting premise.

Thanks for letting me be involved.

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Post November 11, 2017, 11:12:50 PM

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Who am I and where are we?

Oh. Yeah. Earth... (censored)

Anyway, congrats to all who entered and who read this months stories. It is fun and hats off to those who work hard to provide such a forum.

We now continue with our broadcast. doo doo do do...you have entered the twilight zone.

Oh, when does that story come out about steam punk dreams or whatever? Or is it already out?

Oh (x2) thanks for the kind words Jim. Write another story for next month. It's all good.

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Post November 13, 2017, 05:08:07 AM

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Thank you all very much for your vote, appreciated indeed!!!

For Jim Statton:

I've been reading the "writers plug their work" topic and it appears to me like you are the most published writer on this site. Is that true?


Well, I don't know if this is true, and I don't think so...after all it's just a few years since I have regurarly started writing my short-stories in English...and most of the merit goes to very kind Michele "bottomdweller" DUTCHER that edits all of my first drafts of course... :D

Anyway, this year I have held a sort of (brief) party for the colleagues in the office, that I also held, again, at my scale model/games Club one night, for the 100th Anthology that has published a short-story of mine in American/English...and the food/wines were all from abroad, I mean from Scotland, Wales, U.K., Austria, France, Australia, U.S.A., Canada, Portugal, Swiss, Greece, Prague, Norway and so on...and no Italian grocery was allowed, just for a time...eh,eh

And I'm just completing these days a new story to be set in the wonderful Mare Inebrium created by Dan "vila" HOLLIFIELD of course that I'm going to submit soon...eh,eh

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Post November 13, 2017, 08:37:59 AM

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Congrats, Sergio--and Robin and Jim for your participation this month.
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Post November 14, 2017, 09:28:19 AM

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Congrats Sergio! Nice job!
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Post November 27, 2017, 06:43:29 AM

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Congrats, Sergio.

I voted for Mr Harrington's 'The Watcher,' myself. I thought it was nicely conceived.
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Post November 27, 2017, 09:33:15 AM

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Wormtongue wrote:Congrats, Sergio.

I voted for Mr Harrington's 'The Watcher,' myself. I thought it was nicely conceived.


Thanks, Wormtongue.
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Post November 27, 2017, 12:20:45 PM

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I must admit Jim Harrington got my vote as well, but well done to all who entered.

There were some very interesting ideas throughout.
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Post November 27, 2017, 06:31:32 PM

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kailhofer wrote:I must admit Jim Harrington got my vote as well, but well done to all who entered.

There were some very interesting ideas throughout.


Thanks, Nate. Looking forward to the next challenge.
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