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It’s officially the start of July, and with that comes the literary venture that is Flash Fiction Month (FFM). For the uninitiated, FFM is an annual writing event run from DeviantArt. It challenges victims participants to write a piece of flash fiction, which is between 55 and 1000 words long, each day from the 1st to the … More Let the Madness Begin!
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I’ve never turned down a job. Professional integrity, and all that. But even so, when I saw the name in the file, I cringed. At some point in every man’s career, he gets that job he knows is going to make or break his name. I’d been using this name for a while now, and … More Integrity
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