Author: <span class="vcard">The Boortean Ambassador</span>

Seriously, she never saw it coming. I should know, as I was there, and neither of us kids were paying much attention. After all, what was more important? Mom’s traditional…

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Holiday Horror Challenge

I suppose it proves your point that I didn’t know or even imagine the extent of malicious mischief and okay, I’ll say it — rampant corruption — in the field…

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Time Travel Challenge

School was finally out for summer, if you could call the frigid cold summer. Pava and Tuti were already getting bored, though, and were excited to be going on a…

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Space Exploration Challenge

 This story is part of the Haibun Challenge     “All I need you to do today is vacuum the living room,” my prospective employer says, “perhaps a bit of dusting.”…

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Haibun Challenge

Lost Earth Hypertext Challenge

And then the unthinkable happened. Mamat knew what would occur as the Selareans coated the B’lalru’s aft port with their viscous excretions. During the panic, with Z’lar running one way and…

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Lost Earth Hypertext Challenge

  Lost Earth Hypertext Challenge                        “It’s mucky out here, Z’lar. I can’t see a thing through all this black dust.”…

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Lost Earth Hypertext Challenge

Submission for Time Travel Flash Fiction Challenge Stella couldn’t get the sound of his whistling out of her head. Every morning before dawn, it awakened her, and she could rarely…

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Time Travel Challenge

A submission for the Alaskan Flash Challenge It was 3:00pm as Androv’s niece and nephew, Dina and Tarnak, approached him after getting off the plane from Anchorage. His weathered face…

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Alaskan Challenge