prompt, Short pieces

A short: Guns and Unicorns

Writing Prompts that don't suck: Story must include a unicorn hunter, a planet inhabited entirely by cats, a glitter gun. Meow? "This is clearly the wrong world, Lawrence," Eva said crossly as she pulled a climbing kitten from her leg and put it on the ground. They were in an empty city. An apocalypse world… Continue reading A short: Guns and Unicorns

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Review: Apocalypse Now Now

Apocalypse Now Now by Charlie Human was an interesting read. His main character Baxter has a group of friends, collectively called the Spider, that distribute porn around the school. His gang and the other gangs seem to be handling business and he is dating a girl dame Esme. Then his girlfriend goes missing. Around the… Continue reading Review: Apocalypse Now Now

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High IQ? Sorry to say, less happiness for you

“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.” - Ernest Hemingway I wonder why this is true. My IQ is not by any means off the freaking charts high. It is a modest 140. But I have always had a strong dissatisfaction with life. Almost like I enjoy my cynicism and melancholy. Perhaps… Continue reading High IQ? Sorry to say, less happiness for you

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Review: The Outsorcerer’s Apprentice

Tom Holt is the author of Outsorcerer's Apprentice. A happy workforce, it is said, is a productive workforce. Mmmm. Try telling that to an army of belligerent goblins. Or the Big Bad Wolf. Or a professional dragonslayer. Who is looking after their well-being? Who gives a damn about their intolerable working conditions, lack of adequate… Continue reading Review: The Outsorcerer’s Apprentice