Welcome, flash fictioneers, to Microcosms 60. Time to get your flash mojo working and send us a story.
*** ALWAYS REMEMBER AND NEVER FORGET ***
Include which THREE elements you’re using AND a title for your entry.
Today – 24 February – in 2006 saw the death of US actor, Dennis Weaver. He had a long and varied career, and was best known for his portrayal of Chester in the long-running TV series ‘Gunsmoke’. Other TV shows and movies in which he appeared include:
‘Touch of Evil’ (1958)
‘Kentucky Jones’ (1964-1965)
‘The Ordeal of Doctor Mudd’ (1980)
(If YOU have an idea for a future contest and would like to be guest host, please contact me.)
Our contest this week begins with THREE things: character, setting and genre.
We spun, and our three elements are – character: Veterinarian, setting: Washington D.C., and genre: Comedy.
Write a story using those OR feel free to click on the “Spin!” button, and the slot machine will come up with a new set – you can keep clicking until you have a set of elements that inspires you.
*** Once again, be sure to include which THREE elements you’re using AND a title for your entry. ***
- Marshal’s Sidekick
- Night Manager
- Western Detective
- Dodge City
- Horse Ranch
- Big City
- Remote Road
- Washington D.C.
Judging this week is Microcosms 59 Judge’s Pick, Sian Brighal.
All submissions should be a maximum of 300 words in length. You have until midnight, New York time (EST) to submit.
*** If you are new to Microcosms, remember to check out the full submission guidelines. ***
All being well, results will be posted on Monday.