Monthly Archives: April 2012

Flash fiction: Bassoon in the corner

Author’s note: In preparation for NaNoWriMo 2009, someone put up daily prompts on one of the forums. I did them in the spirit of warm-ups, but some of them turned into stories. Here is one such. Prompt: The bassoon lay … Continue reading

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Summer NaNo: Novel Cook Pot, installment 1

Once you’re a writer, everything is a writing prompt. This summer I’m going to do a NaNo novel. The formal challenge is to do a plot skeleton and play it in counterpoint against the character interview. The responses to the … Continue reading

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Six Sentence Sunday, 1 April 2012 (The Reincarnations of Miss Anne)

No, she won’t think about that, because ten years and five children later (two of them dead in their first year) her blank-slate, lily-white ignorance is so far away and so alien that it might as well be someone else, … Continue reading

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