Dark Tidings – free eBook til 30th Nov

Dark Tidings by Ken Magee is free for five days…

DT front cover finalA young thief and a has-been wizard await execution in the darkness of a medieval dungeon. Only a miracle can save them – a miracle in the form of an ancient spell which the wizard has stolen from the most powerful and evil men on the planet; men who will stop at nothing to get it back. Throw in a pinch of time travel and an Internet genius, and the disaster can only get worse.

Dark Tidings is the first book of the spellbinding ‘Ancient magic meets the Internet’ trilogy and it’s FREE until 30 November 2015 via http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00O5FF4S4http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00O5FF4S4 etc.

Flash Fiction Friday 110: 6-word stories

DCF 1.0Welcome to Flash Fiction Friday and the one hundred and tenth in this series. This week’s is the fourth bunch of 6-word stories by a variety of authors, together with their 6-word biographies! These stories will be podcasted in episode 35 (with three stories or sets of 6-word stories) on Sunday 29th December.

6-word stories

by William Bortz, afreshnewview.blogspot.com, writer, barista, dreamer.

  • Photographs don’t age, but grow tired
  • Your words stand tall as skyscrapers

by Caroline Cannons of Canterbury Yarns 2

  • Explosion: studio audience’s own life drama!
  • Confronted in court: Jon’s childhood nemesis.

by Laura Rittenhouse, www.laurarittenhouse.com, writer, gardener, traveler

  • Sweat confirms his guilt. Oh, heatwave.
  • Puppy love sought, men needn’t apply.

by Ken Magee, embraces magic, relatively literate*.

  • Joined a woodwork class. Made friends.
  • Magic? Me, a pig? Ha. Oink!

Coincidentally, Ken did a short piece on his blog about 6-word stories and included some guest pieces including one from ‘BJT’ whose story followed on from Ernest Hemingway’s ‘For sale: baby shoes, never worn.’… For sale: baby – already have several.

by Mark Morris; Mature and mostly professional.

  • Older. But not wiser. Resigned. Aware.
  • Remembrance. Fallen heroes. Tear-stained faces. Respectful.

by Kimberly Sperling Mom, Realtor, Writer, Friend

  • Categorically true, moreover bizarre, and unceasing.
  • Realization, as life was snuffed out.

by Karen Bate, https://www.facebook.com/TalesofLakeofTwoMountains, author of memories

  • Six word stories are a challenge!
  • The rubber chicken created many questions.

by Mark K, a writer?… trying hard

  • Male masseur available, no extras, sorry!
  • Fisherman’s rod working again, thanks Viagra.

and then two from yours truly… Morgen Bailey, https://morgenbailey.wordpress.com/me, With an E

  • Stolen: my heart. Give it back.
  • Car rattling. Not old. Squeaky earrings. (inspired by an old VW advert)


Thank you, everyone.

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