Celebrating my 1000th Ficly and Murakami!

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I am hesitant to celebrate my accomplishments. I don’t really like drawing attention to myself. I like my writing to stand on its own. However, this challenge http://ficly.com/challenges/1155 gave me food for thought. Celebrating my 1000th Ficly, I invite you to a game of Haruki Murakami Bingo. He is one of of my favorite authors (highly recommended). To play use any combination of the following: Mysterious woman, ear fetish, dried up well, something vanishing, the feeling of being followed, unexpected phone call, cats, old jazz records (specific), Urban ennui, supernatural powers, running, secret passage way, train station, historical flashback, precocious teenager, cooking, speaking to cats, parallel worlds, weird sex, Tokyo at night, unusual name, faceless villain, vanishing cats.

More is not necessarily better. Just write something you are proud of. I prefer stories but poems are welcome too.

Multiple entries and sequels and prequels are okay by me.

Good luck and have fun!

  • Started April 27th, 2013.
  • Ended May 27th, 2013.
  • Created by Robert Quick

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  1. Avatar Tad Winslow

    I cannot believe I missed this challenge. Congratulations! 1,ooo ficlys! That’s easily enough for a thick novel. Way to go :)

  2. Avatar Robert Quick

    Entries were difficult to judge but I finally picked a winner. Congratulations to Serena June! I hope people had fun with the challenge.

  3. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    That was fun. It wound up kind of loose and odd, but with that set of prompt words I don’t suppose there’s much of an option to do otherwise. Thanks for the challenge.

    And woohoo, I get to be first!

  4. Avatar Princess Binky Lemontwist (LoA)

    Ooooooooooooh. Rubs hands together maliciously

    And congratulations on the milestone! :D

  5. Avatar Robert Quick

    Thanks to Kevin for making it possible for me to make challenges again!

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