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My Collected Stories Ideas

My Collected Stories Ideas

A Couple of Ideas I’ve Had [March 31, 2020: Look for updated  information herein.] I got the idea a while ago to put the stories I wrote and published here and on my blog, Barbarian Writer into a collection to publish on Amazon. Most of these were for a challenge called #BlogBattle which, for the …

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Repost- Paying Markets for Flash Fiction

Repost- Paying Markets for Flash Fiction

via 37 Paying Markets for Flash Fiction – by Erica Verrillo… If you’re like me, you have many small snippets of writings languishing unseen by very many eyes. Here’s a chance to get some of them out into the open, and maybe make a little cash while you’re at it. Erica Verrillo has gathered over …

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5th Word Of The Day

5th Word Of The Day

Fifth Word Of The Day Challenge So, I guess I’m not doing too poorly with making regular posts. Well, somewhat regular. I am still spending way too much time on Facebook, but the Social Media issues continue and I must make myself available, or at least palpable (readily or plainly seen, heard, perceived, etc.; obvious; …

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3RD Word Of The Day Challenge

3RD Word Of The Day Challenge

3RD Word Of The Day Challenge The “rules.” For this installment, I opted to not go with the actual Dictionary.com word, which they have as igneous. Didn’t resonate with me, so I looked to some of the lists that are there. I went through 4 groups and happened upon absquatulate. How’s that for a word? …

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#BlogBattle #53

#BlogBattle #53

This week, Rachael Ritchey is celebrating a whole year running the #BlogBattle! Congrats, Rachael! For the challenge this week, she has issued the following: “To celebrate, This week we will not be writing a new story for the battle. For Week 53 here is what I want from anyone and everyone who has ever battled: …

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Silent Screams- a Short Poem

Silent Screams- a Short Poem

I wrote this little poem back in Oct, 2014. Goodness, that long ago? Anyway, it began as most of my writings do, something started me thinking about a silent scream, and this is what came out of it. It is a bit dark, as my Sister told me at the time, but there’s a certain… …

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#BlogBattle 44- Worm

#BlogBattle 44- Worm

Once again, I try my hand at a #BlogBattle. I am trying to get a better handle on things related to my writing, and coming up with a story based on a prompt is supposed to be a good exercise. One I do not avail myself of too frequently. If anyone hasn’t seen, my end-of-year …

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My Unhappy Holidays

My Unhappy Holidays

Here’s hoping 2016 is your most fabulous year yet! I know there are those who had a fabulous xmas season. Then, there are those who had an unmemorable vacation and others who drank it all away, or some other form of mind-altering substance had a hand in the festivities. To those, I say, “Glad you …

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Traffic Stop

Traffic Stop

So, here we go again: #BlogBattle Number 22 I tried – I really did – to submit stories for a couple of the #BlogBattles in the past weeks, but none of them would close out; the endings just would not form, and they sat unfinished even after time had ended to post them. I may …

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#BlogBattle Week 13

#BlogBattle Week 13

This will be my third entry in the weekly #BlogBattle. Also, the third posted location. First entry prompt I responded to was “News.” I posted that story for The Velah, and the second was “horde” for which I made a scene for The Barbarian called “Wolf Battle” This week, I offer a brand-spanking new story …

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Bio

I am a fiction writer;

A creator of larger-than-life heroes of ages gone by;
Great wizards tainted, and those who resist them;

War between interstellar travelers, both on this planet and far away;
Alien races intent on the annihilation of any being not their own,
and weaker ones in need of a savior- as well as the One who becomes their savior.

Clashes with bad people and dangerous places, where only one can survive.

When you get to my writing, sit back, hold on, and enjoy the ride!