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Offline DistantSun

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Flash Fiction #84 - Unfortunate News
« on: May 04, 2014, 10:00:24 AM »
The challenge I'm setting this time is for you to create a piece of flash fiction that shows unfortunate news being conveyed.

How you - and your character(s) - decide to interpret and react to the news is up to you. Whatever the news, at least one character should consider it something they were not wanting to hear.




No more than 550 words. PM entries to me by midnight EST on Tuesday May 13th.
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Re: Flash Fiction #84 - Unfortunate News
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2014, 10:06:28 AM »
Okay. ::)

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Re: Flash Fiction #84 - Unfortunate News
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2014, 11:03:08 AM »
Echoes 510... :P

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Re: Flash Fiction #84 - Unfortunate News
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2014, 12:16:52 PM »
Hmm. Pondering...
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Re: Flash Fiction #84 - Unfortunate News
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2014, 12:30:16 PM »
We all get news we really don't want to hear at times in our lives. So this should be doable.

Good challenge Sunny.  ;D 
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Re: Flash Fiction #84 - Unfortunate News
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2014, 09:02:39 AM »
First entry is in  ;D Plenty of room in my inbox for more though.
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Re: Flash Fiction #84 - Unfortunate News
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2014, 01:30:53 PM »
Thinking . . . playing around with words and thinking.   ::)
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Re: Flash Fiction #84 - Unfortunate News
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2014, 03:21:54 PM »
Two official entries! Keep on thinking :D
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Re: Flash Fiction #84 - Unfortunate News
« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2014, 02:55:04 PM »
Third and fourth entries in :D
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Re: Flash Fiction #84 - Unfortunate News
« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2014, 05:01:02 PM »
Got the fifth one!!  ;D ;D
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Re: Flash Fiction #84 - Unfortunate News
« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2014, 05:16:59 PM »
Wow! Big competition.  Do we have a max limit of entries?
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Re: Flash Fiction #84 - Unfortunate News
« Reply #11 on: May 07, 2014, 06:27:25 PM »
Wow! Big competition.  Do we have a max limit of entries?

Nope, no max limit.
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Re: Flash Fiction #84 - Unfortunate News
« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2014, 08:57:53 PM »
Lots of room in my inbox still ;)
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Re: Flash Fiction #84 - Unfortunate News
« Reply #13 on: May 08, 2014, 08:49:58 AM »
...and still plenty of time.
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Re: Flash Fiction #84 - Unfortunate News
« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2014, 06:21:37 AM »
Wooooo deadline coming up!! How many entries?
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