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NPR: Three Minute Fiction – Round five

It’s that time again!  NPR is hosting round five of Three Minute Fiction. This round’s entries must start with the phrase, “”Some people swore that the house was haunted,” and end with, “Nothing was ever the same again after that.” … Continue reading

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Resource: KQED’s “The Writer’s Block”

The first thing I did when I got my iTouch was look for podcasts to listen to while driving.  I stumbled across The Writer’s Block, a weekly program featuring writers reading their latest work, including short fiction, chapter excerpts, and … Continue reading

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Contest: NPR Three Minute Fiction

As a loyal NPR listener I couldn’t let this one fall by the wayside; it sounds like too much fun to miss.  The program “All Things Considered” has started holding a flash fiction contest.  Each month has a different judge … Continue reading

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