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  • Writer's Block 3: The Test

    SUDDENLY, Henry landed on a trampoline, and he bounced back up! But he didn’t have any time to grab on to any thing, so he fell back into the hole. After doing that 42 times, Henry said, “This is taking to long!”, and he put the toes...

  • A Silent World

    Harold’s world was colorful, scented, textured, and even flavored, but very quiet. Harold was born deaf. This didn’t stop him. He was up and running the minute his legs could support him. he climbed to the highest branches to see the whole ...

  • Grounded

    We could always tell when he was really asleep. His slippers would slide off his feet, and the remote would drop from his grip. He slept sprawled on his stomach. He was so tall, his feet always dangled off the edge of the bed. We would tip-toe right up...

  • Declan Talks Death

    Declan warily pulled himself up to the chair opposite the woman. It sank on one leg when he sat down. “Hi, Declan,” the woman said. “I’m Death.” “…Oh.” She smiled supportively, as if used to getting this reac...

    • Author: Stovohobo
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Meanwhile, 4,000 Miles and a Dimension (or Two) Away...

    Galway, Ireland Five minutes later Declan MacLyntire’s last sensation was the stuffiness of the hospital room as doctors crowded around him. Then he fell. He fell through the deepest chasms that he couldn’t see, then skimmed across the surf...

    • Author: Stovohobo
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Captain Jason, He's A Hero

    Jason donned his Captain’s cap and smiled grimly. The Ficleteers of the USS Ficlets manned their battle stations as well as they could. “Jason-” LW started. “That’s Captain Jason to you!” He bellowed dramatically. &#...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Static Broken

    It was like a static hum, crisp air snapping beside the spots where he knew his ears were. He couldn’t describe it—it was so new, intangible—a feeling. The four senses, he could understand, but this one—this was a door that was ...

    • Author: Stovohobo
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Writer's Block 2: The Pit

    Henry started pounding on the ground, hoping that the ground would shatter, and that he would come across a plot element. After 5 minutes, the ground gave way, but he ended up in some kind of bottomless pit,witch could qualify as a plot element. He pas...

  • The Order Takes To The Sea

    The Order followed Kevin down the passageway to where it let out at an underground river. The Ficleteers stared in awe. A large battleship sat at a dock with the words USS Ficlets scrawled in orange print on the side. “All aboard!” Jason ho...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Writer's Block

    During a duel with his archenemy, Furfante , Henry discovered that he didn’t exist. He was stuck in a blank white void,with a few letters scattered on the ground. “Hey!” Henry shouted at the author, " I have an idea! Have the goo...

  • The Saga Begins

    The secret underground chamber that housed the Order of the Beta Testers was rocked by an explosion. Small rocks and debris fell from the ceiling. “Already?” Kevin shouted angrily. “We’re already under attack?!” The writer...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Taking a Wish Back

    Thomas clinched his eyes against the harsh light of the bare bulbs hanging from the ceiling, one for each cot. His vision was a sea of pink. “Li-i-ights out!” came the call, and he knew for certain where he was. He was back. His eyes opened...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Light On, Lights Out

    Mrs. Light stuck her head in her daughter’s room, “Ezzie, are you…” “Oh! Mom, hey mom! Yes, mom, hi, mom. Yeah! Hey, you look great, great. Great? Great! Mom…” This kept going, and all Mrs. Light could do was r...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 0 out of 5
  • Bad Day for Hats

    It looked like every other hat he’d inspected on the line that day. Frankly, the darn thing looked like every other hat he’d inspected that year. Prior to that the brim was wider, and the ribbon was a higher quality satin. They changed the ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The Ficly Beta Testers

    “Do you swear to uphold all that is Ficly?” Kevin demanded. “We do.” Each author said in turn. Kevin was satisfied and presented them the secret Ficly URL. At first all was silent, the authors weren’t used to the newness o...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The End

    My friend Harold came round the shop the other day. He looked awful. I hadn’t seen him in weeks, which is odd. The man’s absolutely addicted to Cadbury’s. “Harold,” I said, “Where’ve you been?” “Wen...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • My First - Pt. 8

    It was a warm night, and at first, we walked in silence. I was happy, proud even, just to be walking next to her. “Tell me something,” I asked. “Shoot,” “Have you ever .. you know, kissed .. somebody before?” “...

  • My First - Pt. 7

    We talked. We laughed. We did everything that anonymous couples did in a cheesy diner milkshake shop did. And I wasn’t a dork. I started to realize that I could tell Andrea anything. ANYTHING. She didn’t think i was an idiot because there w...

  • My First - Pt 6

    Did I just say that out loud? I know I was thinking it. But did my mouth actually say it? A smile spread over Andrea’s face, and she giggled, “Thank you Eric. You aren’t so bad yourself. Very handsome actually in that shirt.” &#...

  • My First - Pt. 5

    “Are you alright?” Andrea laughed, “relax. It’s just me, Eric,” “Just you,” he laughed, and nodded, “I know. I know. I get so nervous all the time. I’m not, you know… used to..” i looked...

  • My First - Pt. 4

    She embraced me, putting her right hand behind my head, and she gave my short hair a playful scratching (sending chills down my left side). “I’m so glad you came!” she said. “You’re glad!? I wouldn’t miss it!” ...

  • My First - Pt. 3

    Andrea Leeman had black hair, and majestically blue eyes. In fact, between the shadow of her hair, and the almost porcelain complexion of her skin, her eyes were electric, stunning, hypnotic. She was not a skinny girl. And at age 14, she looked more li...

  • Empty Nest

    After that eventful day we learned that Mallory was mostly right about Fenris. She had a knack for knowing what he wanted. His growth was quick, but so was his intelligence. He was talking within a month, just a few words. He was going out at night to ...

  • My First - Pt. 2

    My feet would stop and start again, as if my mind fought for me to turn back and just forget tonight was ever supposed to happen. All I ever thought about was the sight of her. It hadn’t occurred to me, until right that instant, that i’d ha...

  • The First - pt 1

    “Where are you going son,” my father asked. “Out,” “I know that; out where?” “The mall,” I admitted. “What’s at the mall?” My mother rescued me, finally, “Oh Howard, for cripes sak...

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