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Describli is now in beta

The writer prompt and word gaming site Describli.com has entered its second round of beta testing and is currently accepting new members. We wrote about Describli in March and the site has continued work to put together a unique and interesting experience

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Posted in Motivational, Non-Fiction, Writing Resources

Describli, A New Social Media Network for Writers, Is Now In Beta

Describli is a new social media network and community for writers and readers alike. Founded by Laura Fredericks, the site aims to let authors connect with a following while concentrating on their writing. Prompts, games, and sharing tools let you develop

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Posted in Announcements, Motivational, Writing Resources

Writers Workshop 3

For anyone who doesn’t know yet, we run workshops to critique science fiction and fantasy writing. These workshops consist of peer evaluations of short fiction or chapters from longer works. Workshops are open to everyone as long as they are

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Flash Fiction Contest (US only)

EDIT: This contest is now closed. From the To The Best Of Our Knowledge website (via io9 and Jacob Lawrence): 3 Minute Futures – Flash Fiction Contest Love Sci-fi?   Love to Write? We’re looking for great sci-fi stories, based on real

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First Flight

by Jon Jefferson This is it, he thought. Jeremiah looked out over the city. The bell tower in the cathedral gave the best view. He was ready to do it. He knew he was. But he wanted to check the straps

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Posted in Fiction, Flash Fiction (<1500 words), Science Fiction

Random Writing Prompt 11: My Fair Arthropod

Originally posted on Stupendous Stories:
The website io9.com posts a piece of concept art every Saturday challenging its viewers to write a piece of flash fiction based on that art. In the past, I would choose a piece at random,…

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Posted in Fiction, Flash Fiction (<1500 words), Science Fiction

The Graveyard of the Giant Robot

Originally posted on Catchy Title Goes Here:
  Wood is stronger than most people realize.  That was evident in the giant ruin that lay just east of the village.  It was a great rusted behemoth, shaped vaguely like a person,…

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Posted in Fiction, Flash Fiction (<1500 words), Science Fiction

The Obnoxiously Dead

Friday Flash Fiction

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THE FIND

It was too late in the day to safely continue the expedition without fear of storm, whether solar or otherwise, but the captain’s curiosity had gotten the better of him, as it had a tendency to do. Today marked exactly…

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Posted in Fiction, Flash Fiction (<1500 words), Science Fiction

Still Room Avalable for Writers Workshops

In case you missed it , Foil & Phaser has begun a series of writers workshops, aimed at improving writing skills through peer criticism. We’ve more than passed the minimum number of participants for both our Writers Workshop and the

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