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Not quite human… – FFFC

. He couldn’t help the eye rolling when he heard the shower water running. She had been in the bathroom for a good hour, and when she turned the tap off, he could imagine Iza sitting in front of her mirror, putting on her wrapped in a towel head. She would soon come out, wearing…… Continue reading Not quite human… – FFFC

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The one that got away… – FFFC

. Practice does make perfect… He thought to himself. Sitting on his stool, he knew it was time to take a break. Of course, he still saw imperfections here and there. Some of his brush strokes were a little clumsy, but he had spent so much time in front of the canvas that trying to correct…… Continue reading The one that got away… – FFFC

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The results are in…

As you might know, a little while back, I decided to participate to the NYC Midnight Challenge for the first time. I say a little while back, but seen how long the wait to get the results has seemed, I might have sent my story in a decade ago. The wait is over, now. Drumroll please……… Continue reading The results are in…

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Ephemeral colors…

  Following a fresh deer trail, Vohne suddenly noticed a subtle shivering spreading through the canopy. Running his hand along a tall maple tree’s trunk, he felt a goosebumpy texture on the bark. The yearly ceremony had started. Back home, Cibelle had prepared her setup carefully. Pots and jars filled with warm-colored sparkling powders, and…… Continue reading Ephemeral colors…

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Well, this is exciting!

As mentionned, in my post Hit me with your best shot!, I decided to participate to the NYC Midnight Challenge for the first time. (Special thanks to Brutus, for introducing me to the contest) I wrote a number of stories, to get ready for the challenge (if you’d like to read them, just type ”NYC Midnight” in…… Continue reading Well, this is exciting!

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Next!

  Putting on her best smile, she adressed the reflection in the mirror. Ok my dear… What are we going for, today? The blonde knew what she wanted, which was refreshing. She hated having to go through every album and fashion catalogue, trying to find the look. Look that pretty much never fitted either the client’s…… Continue reading Next!

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Until death…

  She held her breath as she walked under the white roses covered arch. She felt like a princess. There was no other way to describe the feeling of standing before all the people she loved, and seeing the wow-look in their eyes.  It wasn’t a big wedding to say the least, but it fitted…… Continue reading Until death…

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Uh oh…

    He couldn’t believe his luck, for finding this crack in the rock, just barely wide enough to squeeze himself to safety. For the moment, at least. His whole body shook uncontrollably. It seemed like fear was nibbling on every one of his nerves. He wished he would pass out. But he needed to…… Continue reading Uh oh…

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Not THAT rich…

    When he pulled in the drive in, her jaw dropped on her lap. They had been dating for a couple of weeks, but always on neutral ground. She couldn’t tell why, but they both enjoyed keeping things a bit on the mystery side. And that afternoon, when he had suggested to end their…… Continue reading Not THAT rich…

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Bad news…

  The kids were playing loudly in the next room.  He wondered if anybody on the planet dreamt about being Winny the Pooh. Probably, at least one weird person, maybe more. These obviously didn’t know how damn hot it was, in these mascot costumes. And the smell… The sweat stench that made him regret having…… Continue reading Bad news…