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Fractured Fragment Friday: A Super Villain Questions His Own “Ultimate Awareness”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: A Super Villain Questions His Own “Ultimate Awareness”

I was wondering how Super Villains acquired their henchmen, and imagined the interview process with someone who didn’t seem to quite fit the villain mold. “Ultimate Awareness” coupled that idea with the “Why?” of a particular villain. Here’s the Blurb Omnius has relied on his Ultimate Awareness to dominate the city as well as any … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: Aliens Enlist a Paranoid Marketer to Deliver Some Deceptive “Truth in Advertising”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Aliens Enlist a Paranoid Marketer to Deliver Some Deceptive “Truth in Advertising”

“Truth in Advertising” is a humorous short story I wrote about a paranoid advertising agent who thinks someone is out to get him. Well, just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not out to get you. His concerns are real, although how climate change and extraterrestrials are involved, well… Here’s the Blurb A paranoid marketer … Continue reading

<strong>Writing Wednesday: The Holiday Season Refresh</strong>
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Writing Wednesday: The Holiday Season Refresh

I have a hard time dealing with anything that interferes with my plans. I’m very goal oriented in my writing, but despite (what I think are) my best efforts, I usually find myself trying to play catch-up when I get to the end of the year. And then THE HOLIDAYS hit, and much of life goes out of my control (yes, I’m one of those foolish people who thinks they can control LIFE…) Continue reading

<strong>Fractured Fragment Friday: Is It Entanglement, Or Just Magic? Moses Discovers a New World “Behind the 8-Ball”</strong>
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Is It Entanglement, Or Just Magic? Moses Discovers a New World “Behind the 8-Ball”

“Behind the 8-Ball” came from an image in my mind of a body being carried by group of suited astronauts on a moonscape, within sight of a green/blue planet. Then I worked backwards – I had to figure out why he was there, and decided he was an “explorer” sent through a wormhole to find … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: “Gladius” Rebels Against His Alien Overlords
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Fractured Fragment Friday: “Gladius” Rebels Against His Alien Overlords

Happy Veteran’s Day! I’m not quite sure how “Gladius” wound up where it ended – the original story was to have something to do with virtual reality and infectious ideas, but then the virtual coliseum shifted to being the actual reality, a place where various races had been taken as slaves by a master alien … Continue reading