October 2020 Flash Challenge - The Day After


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Post October 04, 2020, 11:06:26 PM

October 2020 Flash Challenge - The Day After

Good day, folks!

I thought an appropriate challenge for this month might be "the day after". You know the trope: civilisation has fallen, the wind whistles through the ruins, Sergio Morricone music plays forlornly on the soundtrack, and then, we hear a small sound: rubble shifting. Something is moving... there IS LIFE!

A challenge, then: can you tell us, in a thousand words or less,
[list=]what happened?
who or what has survived?
Is there hope for the future, or is this some grim jest of fate?
will uber eats still deliver?[/list]

Answers to these and other questions may be sent to me by PM before midnight on 14 October.

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[list=]No fanfic
Nothing that will make lawyers sit up and take notice!
I need to care about your characters, their situation, and their dilemmas[/list]

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Post October 06, 2020, 02:00:51 AM

Re: October 2020 Flash Challenge - The Day After

As usual, I've already written my entry, and I'm waiting for the usual reviews/revisions before sending it in, because the story needs to be partly cut in a way.... :D

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Post October 07, 2020, 04:19:53 AM

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My entry has been sent today in, after the useful suggestions/reviews...eh,eh :D

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Post October 09, 2020, 02:54:17 AM

Re: October 2020 Flash Challenge - The Day After

And Sergio... surges into the lead!

Sorry, couldn't resist that.

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Post October 09, 2020, 09:26:44 AM

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Eh,eh... :D :D :D

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Post October 10, 2020, 03:10:26 PM

Re: October 2020 Flash Challenge - The Day After

I'm finishing mine up. A little editing here and there yet! LOL
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Post October 11, 2020, 11:47:10 AM

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Sergio is always quick with his stories. It takes me a while to come up with something...but I try my best not to lag too much.

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Post October 14, 2020, 07:35:12 PM

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I can't get mine sent in. I'm not sure what happened, but I try a little later!
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Post October 14, 2020, 07:35:33 PM

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I'm having a hard time sending a PM... keeps saying I'm in the wrong universe...
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Post October 15, 2020, 10:05:15 AM

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Hmm... still not able to PM. Funny, I was going to say it's not the end of the world, but this time — it is. 8)

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Post October 16, 2020, 10:41:47 AM

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Well, it's the day after yesterday and I still can't get in! Some evil Hacker from the day after must have been waiting until our time caught up with him! And he has a smile carved into his face! Well, what do you expect from the year 2020? I'll be glad when it's yesteryear!
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Post October 16, 2020, 11:03:08 AM

Re: October 2020 Flash Challenge - The Day After

Something's wrong with the board system; even the spammers can't get in. Our webmaven knows about it; I'll mention it again.
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Post October 16, 2020, 06:53:08 PM

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Our Web Maven seems to have fixed the problem.

I currently have entries from Sergio and Michelle. Jon and Mega, please try again.

I will leave entries open for a few days.

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Post October 17, 2020, 10:18:35 AM

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Got mine in!
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Post October 19, 2020, 04:57:23 PM

Re: October 2020 Flash Challenge - The Day After

Thanks for waiting, you have mine now.

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