DISCUSSION -- OCTOBER 2019 300-word Writing Challenge (#35)

elvet

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My short list:
@Elckerlyc
@J.C. Scoberg
@Mr Orange
@olive
My votes:
@Mouse An enjoyable read. Made me smile, and I loved the character’s name.
@Peter V So, my first idea when I saw the photo was a puppet show. I’m glad I didn’t run with it, because your story was perfect.
@Rafellin I really hope that live entertainment never has to come with an instruction list for viewing. Your story exemplifies the loss of something vital in our younger generations.
 

Starbeast

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I can't remember a 300-worder where so many came so close to getting a vote.

Plus a hearty "Iä!" of approval to Kharn and Starbeast for bringing the Mythos to the party.
"I hope I get the words right, this time. Klaatu, Barada....Rikki Tikki Tavi." RUMBLE! "Uh-oh."
 

Daysman

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Really enjoyed this one — it went pretty well, a little shaky in the middle, but I didn't fluff the last line too badly (disillusionment / dissolution? Ah well, done and dusted.)

Thanks...
Hope I haven't missed anyone!

Shortlist:
Votes
Have a good rest of the weekend!
 

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