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Trifextra 100: “The First Time I Saw…”

The first time I saw the heart beat, all of the doubt, all of the fear, was gone in a flash. Now comes the dry heaves Aches throb in my head. Just six and one months to go. ***************************************************** This is … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo Day 7: Trifecta Week 102

“Dead Hearts & Crafts” Jake was currently in quite the pickle. Well, not a literal pickle… science clearly has yet to reach that final frontier. No, this pickle was less dill and more of the “back-against-the-wall, down-to-one-bullet, slowly-yet-steadily-approaching-zombie, ready-to-eat-your-face-clean-off” variety. Jake … Continue reading

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Trifextra #92 – Power Shift

In The Scorpio Races, author Maggie Stiefvater writes, “It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die.”  Give us the next thirty-three words of this story, as you imagine it. *************************************************** Sonja’s lips formed a firm line. “GET … Continue reading

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Trifextra #66 – The Origins of the most Dangerous Supervillain of ALL TIME

As a superhero fan, I was very excited when this week’s Trifextra was ammended to include Super(villains)!  And this allows me to give 33 words to my most favorite one of all time:  The Astoundingly Annoying Mr. Mxyxptlk! ************************* An imp … Continue reading

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Trifextra #65 – #UndeadWorldProblems

So, the fine editors over at Trifecta gave us free reign to write this week’s Trifextra on whatever I want!  I just have to use at least one of these confangled “Compound Modifiers” like “fine-toothed” or “hot-buttered”.  But the benefit … Continue reading

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Trifecta Week 74: Sealed – Cont’d

  (So thanks to the positive response to my previous Trifextra entry “Sealed” and to the general agreement that such a cliffhanger needed to be explored further, I’m going to give this a shot and actually continue one of these stories … Continue reading

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Trifecta Week 73: Color Me Badd

Previously, on Trifextra Week 63: I just wanted to clarify something for everybody who read and commented on my previous Trifextra #63 entry.  Some of the comments for that post were very kind reassurances that someday the Chicago Cubs will win … Continue reading

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