Mark Sadler

  • Mark Sadler commented on the post, Microcosms 98, on the site Microcosms 12 hours, 38 minutes ago

    A share in the spoils

    by Mark Sadler

    @backward7

    Elements: Alien / Armistice / Choose Your Own Adventure

    Word Count: 298

    The formal talks regarding the transition of the armistice occurred within […]

  • Mark Sadler commented on the post, Microcosms 97, on the site Microcosms 6 days, 5 hours ago

    Thanks. I only noticed the word repetition afterwards but decided, because the piece is effectively a monologue, it probably adds humanity. Let it stand as it is, blemishes and all.

  • Mark Sadler commented on the post, Microcosms 97, on the site Microcosms 6 days, 16 hours ago

    A well put together piece of impressionist writing. I admire structured abstraction like this that hints towards things without stating them explicitly. It conjures an atmosphere that you don’t get with more direct prose.

  • Mark Sadler commented on the post, Microcosms 97, on the site Microcosms 6 days, 16 hours ago

    Thank you Geoff for the work you put into this. It’s very entertaining.

  • Mark Sadler commented on the post, Microcosms 97, on the site Microcosms 6 days, 16 hours ago

    I enjoyed this story of a woman caught in a cul-de-sac, adapting her environment to better suit her wants and needs. I found myself thinking beyond the limits of the story. Suzie has the transparent criminality of […]

  • Mark Sadler commented on the post, Microcosms 97, on the site Microcosms 6 days, 16 hours ago

    You got a good angle on this. Of course a world war wouldn’t stop Santa. He would fly overhead regardless, surveying the carnage from altitude. I liked the rough around the edges reindeer; generations of families […]

  • Mark Sadler commented on the post, Microcosms 97, on the site Microcosms 1 week ago

    @backwards7
    Earl; Midwest Town; Crime
    300 words

    Bring Down The House

    Clapps of Indiana was originally one of those out of the way places where lawbreakers went to lie low. It started life as a […]

  • Mark Sadler commented on the post, Microcosms 96, on the site Microcosms 1 week, 6 days ago

    Thanks everyone,

    I’m really into the written equivalent of tracking shots at the moment, where the narrative moves you through a building or across a landscape. I hope that felt natural and didn’t come across […]

  • Mark Sadler commented on the post, Microcosms 96, on the site Microcosms 1 week, 6 days ago

    I too enjoyed this unfettered charge into absurdity. I kind of wanted it to continue, just to see how long you could keep it going before it collapsed.

  • Mark Sadler commented on the post, Microcosms 96, on the site Microcosms 2 weeks ago

    A Fleeting Taste of Spring

    by Mark Sadler

    Twitter: @backwards7

    Elements: Bar Owner / Tokyo / Crime + Include one of the seasons

    Word Count: 291

    A street-level neon sign, that changed […]

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