Tuesday, 17 November 2015

FB3X Drabble Cascade #139 - word of the week is 'disquiet' (a chance to test and share your writing skills)

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Welcome to FB3X Drabble Cascade #139 - This week's word of the week is 'disquiet'.

Suitable for all.
The Way A Cascade Works

it's really very simple, be inspired by our word of the week and just write :).

To see this week's entries check out the list at the bottom of this post. We put it behind a cut so it doesn't clog up your scrolling.

A drabble is a work of 100 words exactly. Flash fiction is a work of up to 500 words. Both may be submitted to the cascade. So What Can You Write? The simple answer is - anything! Our work here on FB3X will be erotically themed. but feel free to take the inspiration any way you want to, fiction, fanfiction, non-fiction, meta, since variety is the spice of life!

To those struck by inspiration (and no you don't have to be a professional writer to join in, anyone can embrace their inner author):
  • Below you will find a chance to join in the cascade in the form of a linked list
    • Write a drabble/flash fiction inspired by the word of the week.
    • Post the fiction to your own blog, social media, or website 
    • Then insert a link into the linked list to that drabble/flash fiction for everyone to find (A hint of the genre of your drabble/flash fiction in the title of your post would be appreciated.), e.g. A Little Bit of Fun (PG, Science Fiction)
    • To encourage your friends to join in and hence cascade the fun, you can also add the list into your own post by copying the code.
  • OR you can just write us something in the comments :)
For folks who enjoy reading drabbles/flash fiction: you can then peruse the cascade to your heart's content :).

AND NOW - on to the fiction :)
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Contains adult themes,
or language
Flight of Fire (Part 47) (PG, m/m, Fantasy)
by Sophie Duncan








Author's Note
I'm trying to do something a little different this year. For those of you who don't know, unless it's a week inspired by a holiday, or memorable occasion, our word of the week is picked by opening up a dictionary to a random location, waving a finger about without looking at the page and pointing it to a word, i.e. it's chance. So, this year, rather than standalone drabbles, I am going to try writing a coherent story, Flight of Fire, in 100 word episodes, each one inspired by the word of the week. I have a vague outline for characters and direction of Flight of Fire, but specifics will be decided by the word of the week.

This week, I took the inspiration of 'disquiet' directly.

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As the door closed behind him, lock sliding shut, Benedict pushed himself off the ground where his father’s actions had left him. His hip complained and he limped towards his bed, cradling a sore wrist as well. Gingerly he climbed onto the mattress.

It was only as his head hit the pillow that everything caught up with him. The uneasy tightness that had been in his chest for weeks burst out of him in a sob of disbelief. There was no stopping his tears after that.

Everything was changing. Nobody was safe. Nothing was ever going to be the same.

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Welcome to the FB3X Drabble Cascade, a weekly blog hop where we want you to share you drabbles, or flash fiction inspired by our word of the week. To join in, just post your piece to your blog/social media/website and add your link to the list with Title (Rating, Genre), e.g. A Little Bit of Fun (PG, Science Fiction) and then to perpetuate the cascade, add the list code to the bottom of your post :)

To share this list on your own blog, copy the code below and paste into your post.
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2 comments:

  1. Excuse my perhaps Germanic but Fuck. How did Benedict escape mentally intact? Then again maybe he didn't altogether.

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    1. It's safe to say this time in his life has left some scars.

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