Author: <span class="vcard">Ron Sparks</span>

We always joked about the zombie apocalypse.  Zombies were pop-culture favorites on social media, television, and in our books and periodicals.  We loved zombies; they were a mindless, fictional, enemy…

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Holiday Horror Challenge

 Space Exploration Challenge     “You can’t tell anyone,” said Teesha for the tenth time today as they approached the settlement. Her hands were on her hips and she thrust her…

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Space Exploration Challenge

 This story is part of the Haibun Challenge     Two days on the road, two thousand miles on my motorcycle. Hard miles; my ass so sore that every bump in…

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Haibun Challenge

 Missing History Challenge     “Guten Tag euch allen,” said Marion to the room as he walked into the office and hung his coat on the rack.  He smiled across the cube…

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Missing History Challenge

  Future Election Challenge                       “My fellow Namericans; if elected President I will make it my top priority to refreeze the icecaps…

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Future Election Challenge

  Lost Earth Hypertext Challenge                        The Earth exploded again. Barkley scratched an itch under his nose and pretended he was…

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Lost Earth Hypertext Challenge

  Lost Earth Hypertext Challenge                        “That looks like Mount Fuji,” said Holfer. “Can’t be,” replied Smitty, not looking up from…

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Lost Earth Hypertext Challenge

Submission for the Lost Earth Hypertext Challenge (967 words) The inside of the Orion Nebula was little different than normal space.  Padraic was disappointed.  He wasn’t sure exactly what he had…

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Lost Earth Hypertext Challenge

Submission for the God Killer Flash Fiction Challenge (1021 words)   I knew not from whence the sword came.  Forsooth, I cared not.  The glory and heady days of youth…

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God Killer Challenge

Submission for the Superhero Flash Fiction Challenge (746 words) “You sure you’re a superhero?” asked the cop. His reservations were evident, and Jenny, AKA The Wisp, couldn’t blame him. He…

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Superhero Challenge